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The struggling author – tracking progress with Self Publishing School

I’ve made a few posts on the ole blog here referencing my struggles with selling my work, and mostly I try to make light of the situation, but in truth, I absolutely love to write, and in further (more painful) truth, if I don’t find a way to at least make it pay for itself, […]

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Dip your toes into Operation: Harvest FOR FREE this holiday season!

As my revision work on Book Three continues, I struggle to find a way to get folks into the Operation: Harvest universe, so finally I decided that maybe it was just time to start letting people get introduced for free! To that end, I’ve launched the World of Wolf’s Head Publishing, a mailing list which […]

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Self publishing your novel tip #2 – Where do I start?

Two of my personal icons in the writing world are Stephen King and Lee Childs, two authors whose stories have captivated me, interested me, and driven me to become an author myself.  Two men who I completely and utterly respect and who undeniably know what they’re talking about when it comes to writing. Yet, when […]

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Dealing with writer’s block… or even worse, the opposite

Is there anything worse than writer’s block? In my mind, yes, there is.  I’ve been suffering from it for a few years now, though some people might scoff at the notion of “suffering”.  My problem is actually the opposite of writer’s block, it’s a veritable writer’s flood. When I first decided to become a writer, […]

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Self Publishing your novel tip #1 – whatever you do, don’t listen to me

Still here?  Don’t follow direction very well, huh? Honestly, I’m starting this post not having a clue how I’m going to finish.  In that way, it’s very unlike how I write, which is exceedingly outline-based. I am not a “seat of the pants” writer by any stretch. Well, apparently, unless you count blog posts. At […]