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An Author’s Most Important Paragraph

After years of submissions I’ve discovered the most important part of any query or cover letter for fiction submissions. This is the pitch, or the ‘mini-synopsis’ as I like to call it. It goes between the introduction and mini-biography and … Continue reading

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Talking about Blogging and Writing at a High School

I’m going to a high school to talk about writing and blogging tomorrow, so this is the most minimalistic, kid-friendly filler for something that the students will hopefully see first if they ever decide to actually visit this den of filth and … Continue reading

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Fucking Vampire Fiction

About halfway through writing my newest book I made a sudden realization about urban fantasy and paranormal tropes. Depending on how intrinsic they are to the book, they can quite easily be replaced with others, whether they exist already or … Continue reading

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Reviews for Stuck in the Game – Round One

The reviews are in and they’ve been pretty good so far (mostly four stars, which I can live with). Here are a few of the blogger reviews that gave spotlights to the book on their respective blogs. You should go … Continue reading

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Stuck in the Game Cover Launch!

Check out the gorgeous cover art for my new novel, Stuck in the Game: Release date: August 4th

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How to Get Published Step 12: Rinse and Repeat Pt. 2

If you’ve done everything in these steps to the best of your ability, there is nothing much more I can tell you. Now it comes down to luck and the agent/publisher’s reaction to your work depending on how well the … Continue reading

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How to Get Published Step 11: Rejection

As hard as it might seem, rejections are a good thing. It means that your emails are getting read and which agents will reply to you by email for the next manuscript that you have to pitch when you have … Continue reading

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