Life is too short for crappy writing

Sometime over the last fifteen years something big happened in writing, a huge change that occurred so gradually that nobody realized it. Like frogs in pots of slowly warming water, we all enjoyed the bath until the cook came into the kitchen, and now it’s too late. People have stopped deleting things. I’ve seen it…
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The blog took a walk…

This week we were welcomed over to have a chat with the fine folks at Civilian Reader. This week’s post, a rather hilarious opining on the nature of inspiration, can be found here: http://civilian-reader.blogspot.com/2012/01/guest-post-inspiration-by-brad-griffith.html So come on by!

Rioting for Reviews!

Let’s talk for a second about independent book bloggers. They inspire within independent authors a range of emotions, from exasperation to awe. Mostly awe. I’m going to paint a picture here for you that I hope will help you understand the plight and power of the indie book blogger. First, some background: There have been…
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It’s all in the execution

After more time spent editing various things than I’d rightly care to admit, and more time beyond that reading things that others publish and “back seat editing” (I cannot help myself, I see unnecessary commas everywhere: in essays, in books, in posts, behind trees, driving cars, walking their dog in the park…) I have come…
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