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Historical fiction story starters

Every story needs a beginning, a middle, and an end. Ridiculously easy, no? The blueprint I use for my fiction breaks those parts down a bit more. In the beginning, there’s a person in a place with a problem. In … Continue reading

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Write *Something* Every Day

Writers write. It’s as simple as that. Good writers tend to write a lot. That’s a big part of how they became “good” writers. If you aspire to become a writer, or if you’re already a writer and you want … Continue reading

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Aw geez, another textbook?

Another textbook? Yeah. Another one. And one that makes me pretty damned proud. I spend a great deal of time with folks my age and older, and the one thing many of us┬áhave in common is the desire to leave … Continue reading

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Just focus, right? Oy.

I’m supposed to be doing a series of blog posts about memoir writing. All I have to do is dole out insightful, inspiring, useful, and easy-to-adapt advice on the tricky art of telling one’s very own story. Easy-peasy, right? Sure. … Continue reading

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One more time…

While digging through the digital detritus on my hard drive — the stuff never seems to stop breeding — I happened upon a book trailer produced for Druids, my first published novel. I somehow managed to forget about it, even … Continue reading

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