Life, the Universe, and ConFusion

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This past weekend, I made the trek out to Detroit, MI to attend Confusion, a literary/fannish science fiction convention. This year’s theme: Life, the Universe, and Confusion, because Confusion celebrated its 42nd annual gathering to celebrate all things nerdy. The last several years, I’ve heard such great things about this convention and thanks to the […]

Forward to Warrior Poet

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With each installment of Dead Weight, I’ve asked one of my professional pals to write a forward. These are some of my favorite bits of the whole project. This time around, I’m pleased and proud to have Frances Pauli leading us into the fourth tale of the Faerie War. If you haven’ taken a look at her Kingdoms Gone stories, […]

Peter M. Ball

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Greetings all. Happy Monday…or at least as happy a Monday as you can have. I’ve got a guest today, Peter M Ball, and he’s going to talk a little about his Flotsam trilogy of novellas. I didn’t so much as discover these awesome stories as I did have them thrust upon me by Jennifer Brozek, […]

Small Business Saturday – My Indie Writer Pals!

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It’s “Small Business Saturday” the day where we’re supposed to support small/local businesses. As a quick reminder, I’m having a sale, but this post isn’t about me. This post is to let you guys know about some of my indie and small press writer pals. These are some talented folks, putting out quality work. Please, take some […]

The Bottom Line of Publishing vs Amazon vs Authors

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I’ve been holding off on chiming in on the Amazon vs. the entirety of the publishing world for a while now. Heck, I didn’t plan on actually saying anything about it publicly. That all changed last Friday evening while I was sitting on the Self-Publishing Panel at American River College’s annual creative writing weekend. When we opened things […]

Writers Need to Grow a Pair

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I had an entirely different post planned for my writing tonight, but I’ll save that for tomorrow. It’s going to be a hell of a rant, so you’re going to want to check back. Instead, this post is a call to my fellow writers, especially those who have slipped into the complacency of what I […]