Tag Archives: stories: The Man of Bronze

Bring it on, 2014

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I resolve to be true to myself.

Why Bellica is $4.99, and why my other books will be too

Friends! Romans! Countrymen fellow indie authors! We are in a crisis. We have been selling ourselves short. Pricing our books at $0.99 just so we can get the impulse buys, driving the market down, forcing our fellow authors to do low prices as well just so they can compete. This is all wrong. If you’re publishing your book via Kindle… Read more »

Fiction Friday: in which I eat all of my mom’s Nutella

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What are kids for, right? This week I am not reading any fiction — all my reads are currently a) serious academic tomes or b) books on paganism and witchcraft. Or both. However, I did write a short piece of fiction for Three Word Wednesday, now showing at live in demons and absent angels.  Go read that if you like… Read more »

Daily Heart Attack

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Today I signed into Facebook and saw this:   Augh! What do you mean only ninety-eight days? I haven’t finished The Jade Star of Athering, Islands of Fire and Water, OR The Man of Bronze! How the frak am I supposed to start a new novel in 98 days??? Ahh! Ahhh! AHHHHHHHHHH! *hyperventilates* *calms down* Nope, still upset. Fuck.

Determination

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It pays off. I found my notebook! As I was posting earlier it occurred to me, somewhere in that thing I call a brain, that the notebook may be in my set of plastic, clear drawers, because I remembered setting the notebook on top of the drawers while I was packing. So I toddled on down to the garage, where… Read more »

Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow creeps in this petty pace from day to day….

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2009 was a fairly productive year, writing-wise. I finished Bellica, started and finished Snowbound, and started The Jade Star of Athering. I also wrote a few poems, published a book of poetry, and reached a total of 156,732 for my yearly word count. I didn’t make my goal of 200,000, but I’m not too concerned about the 43,268 difference. It… Read more »

Writing hiatus

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I am taking a break from writing anything new until September 8th because I have to work on editing Snowbound, preparing for Dragon*Con, going to Dragon*Con, getting together a working props list for Dove In Death (a production that goes off the end of September), getting together my production stuff for Just Shoot Me (the show I’m directing in November),… Read more »

Monologue

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Still haven’t gotten down to editing. After finishing I was up for two days straight, basically. Last night I slept 13+ hours straight, and now I’m up till 4am because I slept too much last night. I swear I’m not on Earth’s schedule. Tomorrow is class and gym and hopefully edit. I do also have to work on my three… Read more »