Writing the Excuses 3 – The Publishing Stuff

In keeping with the suggestion I made for myself in my post, “In The Numbers”, I am going to go over the 4 excuses that Dean Wesley Smith listed in his own article that inspired the aforementioned post. In this post, I’ll go over the 3rd excuse: “Excuse #3… What about all the publishing that … Continue reading Writing the Excuses 3 – The Publishing Stuff

Institutional

I've always had a love-hate relationship with institutions. On one hand, they can be a collective force for a greater good, a group of people working towards something bigger and better than the individuals within. But they can also do evil. They can also be a force that stifles creativity and innovation if favor of … Continue reading Institutional

Being Indie

There are a host of reasons as a writer to pursue traditional publishing or indie publishing (aka self-publishing). Each lists a number of benefits; each lists a number of problems. For me, before I had dove into the task of drafting query letters for my novel, The Good Teacher, I learned of the idea of … Continue reading Being Indie

Foundation Work

I had planned for another post today about looking at life through a positive lens, but I decided that I needed to write this one first, cutting it into the line. Positivity will come next Tuesday. Coming on the heels of my last post about not waiting to change, I have continued to struggle this … Continue reading Foundation Work

Five Projects

Five is really too many. I have five projects that need to be edited, revised, beta-read, and then revised again: Gravity 4 Gravity 5 Antlers Soar Of Earth and Ice It’s roughly 275,000 words of writing overall that I need to go through. And that doesn’t count the numerous short stories I’ve been working through. … Continue reading Five Projects