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You know, the place where I ramble on and on and on...

Book Signing Next Saturday, April 22

What are you doing next Saturday? I know where I'll be, at least from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. I have my inaugural book signing for "99 Days"! It's at the Hunt Valley, MD Greetings and Readings bookstore. I'll be signing anything you want me to sign (within reason). Hunt...

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50k Words Milestone!

I'll likely hit 50,000 words on my sequel to "99 Days" during my next writing session. It feels good. I still have no idea what the book will be called. I may not have any idea until after the book's written. That's not a bad thing. The sequel has a much different...

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Bingo! Blog Page Problem Solved

This has been vexing me for months. The site-building software I use is called Divi, from the company Elegant Themes. It’s been great stuff, except for one thing: I could not get the blog to have the same look and feel as all my other pages. It annoyed me terribly:...

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Sanderson, Tyler, McMurtry: 3 Writers Worth Reading

All writers are readers, too (or at least they all should be). And although I write primarily in the epic fantasy realm, I read in all genres. Here are a few of my favorite current writers. Brandon Sanderson. The family's been on a major Sanderson kick. We've read...

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The Kind of Book Review You Live For

Reviews are a critical element in an author's career -- especially if that author's last name isn't Rowling or King or Grisham or Patterson. They're important in many ways -- for discoverability, sales, marketing and more. They can also be scary. Every author thinks...

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