Tag: advice

#WritingTips: 6/25/19

There are times when I try to give advice to authors and I feel like I’m failing. I know “time” is hard to negotiate between “real life” and our make believe sessions at a pen and paper (or computer, etc). The real question is, “Is this your real life? Or is it a hobby?” The…

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The De Sols: Backstory

I started writing about the De Sol family on, or around, the year 1996. It started with AOL RP rooms, and I brought out a table top character I put together once: Gabrielle De Sol. Originally, she started out as my dominatrix vampire. (Hey, I said it was for fun!) She evolved … I evolved…

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Get Serious About Writing

Having done enough conventions and literary panels this year, I wanted to address the question I seem to get most often: How do I stay on track? Many authors, especially those are who “new” to the craft, struggle with this but it is not exclusive to them. Veteran authors have this issue, too. So how do…

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Let’s Get Real

I guess today I want to open up a little more about overcoming “issues” as an author and owner of a company who must be in spotlight. When I first began writing, my biggest fear was having to meet people and having my life be on display. As an author, you make yourself vulnerable to…

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The Year in Review

With the beginning of the year coming to a close very soon, I’d like to pose a challenge. Think about your year in review and think about where you’d like to be by next year. Now, write your answer down somewhere you’ll have to look at it often. Leave it alone and just focus on…

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