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Point of View: Trouble Right Here in River City

River City Chronicles

I’m about to embark on a brand new adventure, something that I as a writer have never done before. I’m going to write a serialized piece of fiction, a story that unfolds slowly and publicly week by week on my blog. And as if that weren’t enough of a challenge, I’m going to release each … Read more

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My Top Five Excuses for Not Writing Today

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As writers, we all know time is not our friend. We have stories to tell, and they won’t get told if we spend all day figuring out reasons why we’re not yet ready to write. And yet about ten percent of my potential writing time goes to procrastination. So here, without further ado… hey, what … Read more

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Author Spotlight: Lloyd Meeker

Lloyd Meeker

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, Lloyd Meeker – I met Lloyd in person for the first time at this year’s Rainbow Con and we had a great time. Thanks so much, Lloyd, … Read more

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WROTE – The Evolution of One Author’s Journey

Hey all. SA “Baz” Collins here. When Scott asked me to guest blog on his site I was immediately intrigued. In the short time I’ve come to know Scott and his works I’ve been nothing short of impressed at the sheer volume of work he does in queer storytelling (writing novels being just one aspect). … Read more

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Great New Review for The Homecoming

Just got a great review for The Homecoming from Mike Bode: “It’s a short book, and the pacing is brisk. Coatsworth never lingers too long on any one scene or topic and has an admirable talent for description. It’s a good read for a long afternoon with an engaging bread crumb trail of clues to … Read more

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Point of View: Six Steps to Becoming a Better Beta Reader

Hey all, Welcome to my weekly rumination on all things writing. 🙂 This week, I’m in the midst of beta reading several works for an anthology I’m involved in. I’ve only been beta reading for a year or so, though I was critiquing stories long before that. But it got me thinking. What are the … Read more

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Author Spotlight: Lexi Ander

Lexi Ander

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, Lexi Ander – we hung out a bit at Rainbow Con and Lexi is awesome. :). Thanks so much, Lexi, for joining me! J. Scott Coatsworth: How … Read more