Monthly Archives: May 2013

A Conversation with Caitlin Hensley…

Paranormal Legacy, by Caitlin Hensley, is one of those books, which, when I began reading it, I didn’t quite know what to expect. I had seen Caitlin’s posts in one of the online National Novel Writing Month forums and had … Continue reading

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Rinse and repeat…

I’ve heard this refrain before: We love your story … but it doesn’t fit (with the rest of the stories in the anthology) … Great concept … but it doesn’t fit (with the rest of the stories in the issue) … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Sue Winegardner

I have had the pleasure of knowing Sue Winegardner, Assistant Editor at Entangled Publishing, for going on about a year now. We met through a local critique group, and quickly found a mutual love of Aaron Sorkin, good writing, and … Continue reading

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Finishing up some books…

I am almost to the end of one of the two books I’m going to talk about, but I don’t think that much is going to affect what I write about it, and so I shall put together this post … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Mike Lynch

During the next few weeks, the Conversations feature of my blog will center around the theme for the month of June, which I have unilaterally declared “Indie Author Month.”* In the lead-up to the actual month of June, I have … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Read…

…The Great Gatsby again. When I heard the movie was coming out, I intentionally refrained from re-reading the book. I didn’t want the fresh memory of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s prose to be constantly on my mind while trying to enjoy … Continue reading

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Some quick thoughts…

…still working on my interview with Mike Lynch, which will be up later today. But my brain spit these two pieces out when I was trying to think of something else.   On Reading My Sister’s Obituary¬† Obituaries Leave out … Continue reading

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Awesome sandwich…

You know how, when you’re learning to give constructive criticism, they teach you about the “compliment sandwich”? Having been on the receiving end of more than a few criticisms from folks who were unaware of this phenomenon, I try to … Continue reading

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Reading project (cont’d)…

Earlier this year I posted a manifesto to my old blog, Burning Silver and Time, about how¬†I was going to take this year and give myself permission to relax, to read whatever I wanted, to play whatever kind of music … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Jenn Campus

I first met Jenn Campus a few years ago through our mutual participation in the Sarah Connor Charm School. Then, as now, she was living in Vermont, the creative force behind The Leftover Queen, and now Got Goats? We have … Continue reading

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