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I update the blog as much as I can. I'm writing, you know.

There’s my problem – I’m using my name and titling my book

There’s my problem – I’m using my name and titling my book

It appears there is a new mystery in the publishing world. A book called “Untitled” by an anonymous author is rolling out this fall. Little, Brown & Company calls it “the inside story of life with one of the most controversial figures of our time.”

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Oh poopie

Oh poopie

NewSouth Books is releasing an edited version of Huck Finn. It reportedly is replacing the ‘N’ word with ‘slave’ and replacing ‘injun’ as well.

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The war to win over book buyers has begun

The war to win over book buyers has begun

I just came across this article on Yahoo! news about a book pricing war between Amazon.com and Wal-Mart’s online bookshop. Looks like some new releases are down to $9 with each outlet matching the other’s price. It’s obvious what this means for consumers as far…

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Eight Arms to Hold You

Eight Arms to Hold You

I just got a note that “The Book of Tentacles” from Sams Dot Publishing is available for purchase. They accepted a short poem from me called “The Mantle of Power” a while back and it’s finally seeing print. You might guess from the title that…

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Isittimeyet?Isittimeyet?

Isittimeyet?Isittimeyet?

Should I be this excited about Cherie Priest’s upcoming (out this month!) book Boneshaker? Sure I should. There’s all kinds of scifi goodness potentially leaping off those pages. I’ve deliberately avoided the reviews and discussions on it and have fallen in love with it based…

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Not a Context report

Not a Context report

This isn’t my Context report, rather the reason I’ve been busy the last few weeks. I’ve been putting together a chapbook of my poetry and wanted to have it ready for Context. Made it, with just a couple of days to spare. 48 pages of…

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More of Me to Love!

More of Me to Love!

You have to like an email that tells you an anthology you’re in has just the virtual shelves. Vicious Verses and Reanimated Rhymes, which also features my nemesis, Mercedes, has just been released. And I think this is the first book I’ve been in that’s…

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Antho on Amazon

Antho on Amazon

I contributed a flash fiction/prose poetry piece in an anthology called Cinema Spec: Tales of Hollywood and Fantasy recently. Surprisingly, the book came out faster than anticipated and is now available on Amazon. If you run right out and buy one now, I’ll get… well,…

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More Good Poetry Month News

More Good Poetry Month News

I got a note the other day that my poem “Dry Spell” won the poetry division of Silver Blade Magazine’s ‘Garage Sale’ contest. It’ll show up in their May issue. What’s a ‘Garage Sale’ contest? Well, in addition to payment, the fiction winner and I…

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Free book? Why not?

Free book? Why not?

The site From the Asylum is giving away 10 copies of their anthology, Loving the Undead. You just have to read a few stories and answer a trivia question. I found the answer in one of the first stories I read. I’d just give you…

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