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Moving forward

Over 13,000 words. Not quite a thousand words tonight, but still making progress. I feel like I’ve got the story to the point that I can follow the outline and write scenes one after another. Now it’s just a matter … Continue reading

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Significant milestone on “Mountain Home.”

I hit 10,000 words tonight. That’s probably less than a tenth of the final word count of a sci-fi book, but it’s significant. I wrote over 2,500 of those words tonight. And they’re pretty good words. I am starting to … Continue reading

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1300 words on Mountain Home.

No, that’s not much to be proud of, but it’s progress. I’ve got the outline more or less finished, so I should be hammering out words again. I tried to learn a lesson from my Warlord experience and get my … Continue reading

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The Sharecropper’s Son

(NOTE: This is a re-posting of a blog entry I did ten years ago on the passing of my father.) He was born between the Great Wars, in the middle of what became known as the “Great Depression” in 1933. … Continue reading

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Launch Date Set! Warlord is at the gate! #amwriting #TheWarChronicles

Launch date announced! September 30 I will hit the “publish” button on Warlord. I could do it now, but I want to do something to try to build some buzz and momentum. I’ve never done that. This time I’m going … Continue reading

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One more beta report #amwriting #TheWarChronicles

All of my beta readers but one have finished Warlord. Two of them have requested a little bit longer final chapter, or perhaps epilogue to wrap things up. Otherwise it’s been pretty much grammar and typos that they’re reporting. I’ll … Continue reading

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First royalty report from Audible.com #amwriting #TheWarChronicles

Just got my first royalty report from Audible. It covers the first quarter, through March 31. Warrior came out on March 9, I believe. Warlock didn’t even come out until April. According to this report, they sold 279 audio books. … Continue reading

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