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December 11, 2012
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NaNoWriMo? No. No.

Did I write the first 50,000 words of my novel? Is that why I’ve been MIA from my blog for so long? Sadly, no. And, happily. Instead of writing a pile of you-know-what, I’ve been working on some excellent projects … Continue reading

February 8, 2012
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Editing, writing, digital publishing, from textbooks to fiction, meetings and events…

This has been a wonderfully busy first quarter, with a cornucopia of activities to keep me sharp. The Nor Cal EFA hosted speaker Judith Horstman in January, and she provided the participants with insider information about writing for magazines and … Continue reading

November 16, 2011
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Why you need an editor: Professional Read

At this past weekend’s Self Publishing Boot Camp, I was privileged to speak on the topic of editing for self-publishers.  I had only 30 minutes to speak on the topic, and I wanted to cover the nuts and bolts of … Continue reading

April 5, 2011
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Defining Moments still accruing

I’d like to pick up where I left off in my February 14 post, as my client, Bradley V. DeHaven has been able to use his print-on-demand book, Defining Moments. A Suburban Father’s Journey Into His Son’s Oxycontin Addiction, to … Continue reading

March 16, 2011
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San Francisco Book Review

One of the things I like to do, when I have “free” time, is write book reviews. I have been writing for SFBR and the Sacramento edition for several years now, and recently began doing “sponsored reviews” for them, which … Continue reading

February 14, 2011
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Defining Moments~ Our alternative strategy and quest for platform

You already know that there are a few ways to get a book into print: Secure an agent and a major publishing contract Secure an independent/small house publishing contract Become a true ‘”self-publisher” Pay a publish on demand company (which … Continue reading

January 28, 2011
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Big Day, full of Defining Moments

Well, a big day around here, as we managed to time the release of the Kindle edition of the book Defining Moments, A Father’s Journey into his Son’s Oxy Addiction with the pub date of a feature story on the … Continue reading