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

Science Fiction Saturday Snippet #2

Science Fiction Saturday Snippet #2

Hey everyone! This is my second snippet for Science Fiction Saturday.  This is from my book, Odd Men Out, which is being released by Dog Star Books this summer. I’m very excited because we get to reveal the cover for it this Tuesday! Stop back…

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Science Fiction Saturday Snippet #2

Science Fiction Saturday Snippet #2

Hey everyone! This is my second snippet for Science Fiction Saturday.  This is from my book, Odd Men Out, which is being released by Dog Star Books this summer. I’m very excited because we get to reveal the cover for it this Tuesday! Stop back…

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SFFS: Snippet #1 From Odd Men Out

SFFS: Snippet #1 From Odd Men Out

I’m sharing a snippet from my novel Odd Men Out, coming out this summer from Dog Star Books. This section takes place early in the first chapter. We’ve just previously met Cyrus, the captain of a transport vessel and two of his associates, Lucinda and…

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Big News!

Big News!

I can finally let everyone in on the big news! Dog Star Books is publishing my novel, The Odd Men Out, in Summer of 2013! Here is their preliminary announcement, with more to come! I’m thrilled to be working with everyone at DSB and I…

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Congrats to all the NANO writers

Congrats to all the NANO writers

If you’ve been writing a novel for National Novel Writing Month, your goal is in sight. Just a few more days and November is gone. And that means the end of your sprint to the finish. I’ve never participated in NaNoWriMo before, mainly because I…

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Deep, Deep, Deep into the Edits

Deep, Deep, Deep into the Edits

Wow. I’ve finished another draft – That’s number 4 if you’re counting. What’s that? What’s next? Why, draft #5, of course… Draft four added several thousand words and took into account suggestions and notes from my writer’s group on the first 75k words. Hopefully this…

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Work in Progress Wednesday

Work in Progress Wednesday

It’s Alive! I’ve put the last few hundred words down and I’m officially calling the first draft done! It needs a ton of work in the second draft, but the first is done. I hit 81,428 words yesterday and slowly backed away from the laptop. I’m…

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Closer

Closer

I’m at 78k of my first draft. Not far now!

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You know what time it is!

You know what time it is!

I’m closing in on the end of my first draft of the book. I’m at about 65,000 words of what I’m planning to be an 80,000 to 85,000 word novel. You know what that means? That’s right. It’s time to prematurely start making my list…

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Valentine’s Day Update

Valentine’s Day Update

My wife’s Valentine’s Day gift to me? The freedom to go to a coffee shop today and write for a few hours. Awww. What a great present! It’s just my size too! I’ve managed to catch up on my fiction and poetry story submissions and…

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