Monthly Archives: November 2011

Win a Free Book

Lena Nelson Dooley posted an interview with me on her blog. Readers who leave a comment on her site before DECEMBER 10, 2011, will be entered in a drawing for a free copy of The Story in the Stars. Stop … Continue reading

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Moving On

It’s been a while since I posted, for a number of reasons. I won’t bore you by listing them all, but the main one was simple indecision. With all the subjects I could blog about, which should I choose? Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Artistic Differences

Had an interesting email conversation a month or two ago. It all started when I read Larry Brooks’ book, Story Engineering. Like just about every other writer and wannabe writer in the English-speaking world, I subscribe to Randy Ingermanson’s Advanced … Continue reading

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Book Signing Blues

Maybe you’ve seen this video by mystery author Parnell Hall, but if not, check it out. It’s fun. And not far from the truth. Crowds of fans — and book purchasers — might be the norm at book signings by … Continue reading

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Questions For Thought

Clicking links on Twitter a couple days ago, I ran across a random blog post that got my mind whirring. Its intent was to create controversy, and it succeeded. The post began with a list of what sort of people … Continue reading

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Meet Paul Baines

In the last installment of the Lost Genre Guild guest blog series, today we meet self-described nomad Paul Baines. Q. Welcome, Paul. How long have you been writing? A. I used to mess around with short fiction at school, but … Continue reading

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I Don’t Call Many Books a Must-Read; But This One Really Is

I met Jeanette Windle in the spring of 2008, at a Heart of America Christian Writer’s Network mentoring retreat outside Kansas City. Though I’m not a member of HOACWN, a writer friend wanted to go to the retreat and invited … Continue reading

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