What’s worse: Writing a bad book, or no book at all?

There is a big window in front of my office that looks down upon the street, and from where I sit I get a good view of people walking the sidewalk below. It’s funny how when you have the same view from nine to five, you start to notice things. First, nobody knows how to…
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How to do nothing and become a better writer

The Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Year triple threat is upon us. This means that most of America will promptly stop being productive for a month and a half. Many will phone in sick-days from the ski slopes or call up complaining of the ol’ “brown bottle flu.” Couple these folks with those already unemployed and the US basically…
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Stepping away

I love reading author interviews from the new self-pub success stories. They cheer everyone up and keep a lot of writers going after that magical dangling carrot, whatever it is. For some it’s money, for others it’s a readership base, still others are simply happy seeing their words in an honest to god book. Whatever…
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