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Why Do You Have To Quit Your Day Job?

Seriously, why? I didn’t think about it before, but in the last week or so I’ve begun asking this question. First I encountered a Kindleboards thread  asking how many on the forum had quit their day jobs to write full time.

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Posted in Writing Philosophy

(Almost) No Writers Are Famous

Dean linked to a great post that Joe Konrath made yesterday.  In it, Joe talks about how, contrary to what some out there assume, he doesn’t sell a lot because he’s “famous”. I love reading this from him.  It’s not

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Posted in Douchebaggery, Writing Philosophy

Utterly Ignorant Dreck

Passive Guy linked yesterday to an appalling example of ignorant pessimism. Read it, if you have a strong stomach, and a strong tolerance for BS. I can’t fully express how idiotic this speech, or whatever it is, is.  The guy goes

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Posted in Economics, Politics, Writing as a Business, Writing Philosophy

The Real Problem With $.99 Ebooks

Yesterday, Dean Wesley Smith linked to a great post by Zoe Winters about why she doesn’t agree with charging $.99 for novels, and why that should never, and will never, be the standard price for novel-length fiction. For the record,

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Posted in Economics, Writing Philosophy

Artists Are Not Special

Fair warning.  If you consider yourself an “artist”, this post is likely to piss you off.  Read at your own risk. Oh God, if I hear one more “artist” going on about how he needs to suffer for his art,

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Posted in Douchebaggery, Writing Philosophy

Spreading Some Link Love

Today’s link love goes to David Gaughran.  He is awesome, and his blog’s a great source of information and analysis on the publishing industry.  In his latest post, Batting for a Broken System, he takes down the silly piece that

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30,000 Word Challenge – Day 2

Tonight, I only worked on the Scifi thriller.  And that’s ok, because I primarily meant the 30,000 word challenge to go toward that book when I came up with the idea. That said, I think I’m going to crank out

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Posted in Douchebaggery, Goals, Writing Philosophy, Writing Progress

Prelude to The Pericles Conspiracy

Thought-Provoking and Action-Packed SciFi Thriller

A Fun, Action-Filled Fantasy Adventure

Glimmer Vale Chronicles #2 - A Sword & Sorcery Murder-Mystery

Glimmer Vale Chronicles #3 - A Winter Rescue Goes Terribly Wrong

Glimmer Vale Chronicles #4 - A Robbery Threatens Lydelton's Economic Existence

Post-Apocalyptic Fantasy Adventure.

A bundle of 10 SF/F short stories

A Compilation of Five Short Novels

A Compilation of Five Short Novels

5 Short Stories

Exciting Sci Fi/Horror Novella

Valor vs Magic...and the Undead

A Modern Fantasy Novella

A safari to a distant star to hunt Dragons

SciFi Novelette

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