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Category Archives: Creative Writing

Why you should read my new novels

I have two new novels that are free to read on Inkitt for a limited time. Even though these books are free, I still have to convince people to read them. And book marketing brings up all sort of bad memories of when I tried to ask girls to date me in high school. I …

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How to deal with rejection

As a follow-up to my post about using bad writing to get to good writing, I was asked how I deal with rejection. It’s easy to be philosophical about it. I can talk about how many rejection letters authors got before their groundbreaking work got published. I can talk about how no leads us to the yes we …

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Writing with a Kindle

I recently got a Kindle. My first Kindle. I have read eBooks on other devices, but the Kindle is a different experience. The eInk reads like paper, and the Kindle Paperwhite’s 300 dpi resolution matches the quality on the first laser printers I used. There are no distractions from social media, email, and text messages …

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The Remainders is here, and you can read it for free!

A father with a tragic past must connect with his estranged and homeless son before it’s too late in The Remainders. A limited number of copies are available for free! Visit Inkitt and download your free copy. Then post a review and share it with others. Only a limited number of free copies are available, so …

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Why you need bad writing to get to good writing

I was cleaning out some old files when I came across drafts of screenplays I wrote in the 1990s. They were awful. Eye-achingly awful. So awful that I shredded them and put them in the recycling bin. But when I wrote those scripts, I thought they were so wonderful that I registered one of them …

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