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If you don’t read, please don’t write.

You want to know how to write? Let me give you some advice. I asked a budding author once what…

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William Zinsser Taught Me One Important Lesson About Writing

It’s easy to be a lazy writer. Which is scary. I fall into habits, ruts, and techniques that feel comfortable…

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Unpacked: The Way of Kings – Prologue

In Unpacked, I analyze, dissect, and review various parts of a book that I’m currently reading. The goal is to…

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Balancing Ego and Humility as a Writer

Look, here’s the deal, all artists, writers, authors, etc., are pretentious, egotistical maniacs. Balancing ego and humility as a writer…

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How to Make Writing Fun Again

If you’re writing and it’s a blast, this article isn’t for you. But one day, it will be. Let me…

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A Monster In The Drain

I. I came home from a Disney World vacation to a clogged drain. It was in the kitchen. I ran…

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‘Carouseling’ by Rich Larson – A Review

I thoroughly suggest you first read this short story before you continue.  If you want to create a tearjerker, establish…

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145 Ideas and Counting

Well, it’s been 10 days and I’ve come up with 145 short story ideas. And counting. At this point, I…

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To 365 Stories and Beyond

Okay, I stole my title straight from Toy Story. Don’t even care. Right now I’m working on a science fiction novel. I’m…

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The Myth of the Wealthy Author

The myth of the wealthy author has existed for many moons. With the dawn of the printing press, authorship suddenly…

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