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Je Suis Aussi Charlie

I am also Charlie. If you haven’t heard about the Je Suis Charlie Movement yet, you haven’t been paying attention to the news. If you’re honestly clueless, have a look at this page before you read further, or just Google … Continue reading

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Being a Self-Publishing Virgin is Scary

For the past several years I’ve submitted queries (although not nearly often enough), and pitched my novels at conferences, with no success. Okay, I lied at least a couple of times in that first sentence. In 2002, I participated in … Continue reading

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Splitting a Butterfly in Two

My first completed novel, If a Butterfly, was EXTREMELY long. The first draft was well over 300,000 words, about 1,300 double-spaced pages; but — in its defense — it’s a complex story, spread across an entire continent and into outer … Continue reading

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