Monthly Archives: December 2007

Great reads (sucking up)

As if a published author needs a shout-out from an unpublished one, but nevertheless, I wanted to post up how much I’ve enjoyed the fiction of Charlie Huston. I’ve read two of his Joe Pitt novels (Already Dead and No … Continue reading

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Short stories I’m writing and then a lot of nothing

I admit to being frustrated with how long it takes to be a published writer. And I haven’t even submitted anything yet. I wish it would all just pour out of my head so I can get on with reading … Continue reading

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Word ceilings

Re-reading my own blog. Is that what they call whistling in the dark? At any rate, I realized I’d said something about word ceilings, and then didn’t mention them again. I want to say this was a clever way of … Continue reading

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Truer words have never been spoken

Writer’s block is a fancy term made up by whiners so they can have an excuse to drink alcohol — Steve Martin Technorati Tags: stevemartin, quote

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How I typed the words “THE END”

It’s kind of hard to believe. Draft one of what I have titled “Moneymaker” is complete. Wo-hoo! The joy of finishing the first draft has been a bit tempered by the fact that the paying job I’ve been pursuing (that … Continue reading

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