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POINT OF VIEW: Writers Who Inspire Me

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Fan Joel Arellano recently asked me what writers inspired me. Every author writes from a font of knowledge and a stew of weird ingredients created from a life’s worth of experience – where we grew up, how we were raised, and what we consumed over those (for me) long 52 years now. But one big … Read more

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Point of View: Waiting for #100

100

100 is a magic number for authors. There’s an old saying – let’s call it the “Rule of 100” – that you’ll get 100 rejections before you make your first sale. I had maybe twenty, so it’s certainly not a hard and fast rule. But it does give aspiring authors a reason to keep going … Read more

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Podcast: The Writescast Network

The Writescast Network

My friend R.T. Campbell asked me onto his podcast a few weeks ago to share some of my tips for authors using Facebook, and he’s here at last! It was a lot of fun. Take a listen: Podcast Link: https://writescast.net/2020/09/18/writescast-090-facebook-for-authors/

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POINT OF VIEW: At Pride

Davis Pride

Last week I talked about personal pride. This week it’s all about the capital kind of “Pride” – in this case, Davis Pride. Davis is a college town about 1/2 an hour West of Sacramento. It has an adorable downtown, and at this time of year, lots of college students. This year, for the first … Read more