Category Archives: writing

2015 Writing Income

I’m going to take a cue from author Jim C. Hines and post my 2015 earnings income from my writing here. In part, because I really like the way he shows his earnings trend, and in part because I personally … Continue reading

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Writing Weather – Let it Rain

My blogging has fallen behind this month–almost a month since my last blog entry. This is the longest I’ve ever gone without writing a blog entry. I’m not making excuses, but I’ve been incredibly busy. I just completed my second … Continue reading

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Blue Skies & Writing Weather

The autumn equinox arrives this week (Tuesday or Wednesday, depending on where you live), marking some of the most spectacular weather of the year. To my mind, the bluest skies of the year come with the first days of fall, … Continue reading

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Marketing 101 – Getting the Word Out

I’m back in the land of the living again, after 8 days in Hollywood for the Writers of the Future gala, home for three days, then back out to Lincoln City for an 8-day long craft workshop, I’m catching up … Continue reading

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Epilog – Writers of the Future

The pictures are still coming; I thought I’d share some of my favorites, along with some final thoughts about the experience. ‘Amazing’ hardly captures it, but it probably comes closest to summarizing the week. We arrived as a nervous and … Continue reading

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Pressing On – Writers of the Future

Yesterday we went to Bang Printing in Valencia to see our beautiful books get printed. We got a tour of the plant, and got to see our books assembled and printed from start to finish. They handed us the first … Continue reading

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Expectations

I’m coming up on a couple of major milestones in my life. Six years ago this week, I made a commitment to myself to focus all my efforts on becoming a professional writer. In less than two weeks, I’m going … Continue reading

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