Category Archives: LTUE

The Importance of Pitch

For years (and those who have met me at book signings know) I have struggled with how to explain my book in a few sentences. It usually takes so long the person has made a decision before I even tell … Continue reading

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Gone but not forgotten

That’s right my dear blog. I have not forgotten you even though I have been gone. These last few months have been a dearth of writing. I’ve been focusing on work, my family and reading other people’s books. Loving the … Continue reading

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Why I Self-published

In high school (yea, many, many moons ago) I submitted writing to contests, publishers, magazines and hoped to hear something back. It was a game in which I lost more than I won. I did win once. I won’t talk about how much … Continue reading

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Making It Reality

NaNoWriMo has not been going so well. Sure I’m around 10k words for the month so far but I should be over 20k. I have lots of excuses like the remodel on our shower, thinking about starting on finishing our … Continue reading

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Just de-was

So I told a friend I would post stuff from LTUE that would help him with his writing so this is the first and most siginificant post when it comes to making your writing “suck less” (thank you Larry Correia). … Continue reading

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Booking it!

So I haven’t really written much lately.  I blame the end of the semester and a slight desire to NOT be on the computer after work in rebellion.  But at the prompting of several people at LTUE and a neighbor … Continue reading

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Write a textbook to support your fiction habit

The organizer of our writing club shared a stat with me once that 80% of what publishers put out there is non-fiction. This was backed up by a comment by one of the authors at LTUE who said she is … Continue reading

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