Monthly Archives: January 2017

Writer’s Tip of the Week.

Hint of the week for writers. I’ve mentioned before that I often write the last chapter first. (I will eventually rewrite it for the final version.) This helps me stay on course for the whole book. And there is another … Continue reading

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Okay, Congress -Showtime!

Paul Ryan says, “We may not be able to do it in 100 days. It may take 200 days. But, we’ll get it done by the August recess.” August recess? Unless I’m wrong, August is SEVEN months from now and … Continue reading

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It’s not enough to be the “pretty bird.”

A friend sent me this story. Once upon a time a man walked into a pet store to buy a bird. There was a beautiful Cockatoo with lovely plumage, singing his head off. Up and down the scales, the bird’s … Continue reading

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Time Wasted, is never Recovered

This time I want to advise you of some things that, in my opinion, are a WASTE of time for writers. It’s hard enough trying to make any money with your writing, so there are a few things you should … Continue reading

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Making Readers Great Again!

You know what bums me out? I buy a book for $4.99, and the NEXT day I see the same book for FREE or $2.99 or some other price that is lower than I paid. That’s terrible, isn’t it? I … Continue reading

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Some Good Advice for Writers

Years ago some author gave me the most succinct advice ever on how to write good action/adventure fiction. He or she, I’ve forgotten which, said, “If your hero is happy at the end of a chapter, your reader won’t be.” … Continue reading

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Snow or No Snow? That is the Question.

In light of all the frustration I see on Facebook, I thought I would express my opinion and experience with snow forecasting. I don’t think it is that difficult for a qualified person to predict snow, or no snow, for … Continue reading

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