Category Archives: Science Fiction

New Inspirations

As many promising writers are in the same boat, my work life and family took center stage for the past couple of months as my writing suffered a little. I would attempt to get a couple paragraphs written for the … Continue reading

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In pursuit of the fleeting ISBN number :)

Sorry for the lapse in updates. As it states on my tagline – Work and Family took up quite a bit of my time (in a good way) but the Writing has also suffered a bit. Not to mention updates … Continue reading

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Revisiting old genres that are popular again for sci-fi writers

Earlier this week while eating lunch, I was flipping through a Time magazine and wound up at the section that reviewed the upcoming summer movies. Along with the standard fare of action films (Transformers XXVII) , period pieces (The Immigrant) … Continue reading

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Some How-To’s of Self-Publishing, (and perhaps some How-(Not)-To’s)

I’m fortunate to have friends in many different skill sets and areas of business. Too bad I have NO friends in the publishing business. Haha But that’s why I write this blog, to eventually catch the eye of someone in … Continue reading

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Going all Old School to find an agent

First, some confessions need to be made. I am old enough to having to write high school term papers on a manual typewriter. I have searched for jobs through the original job board, the classified section of the Chicago Tribune. … Continue reading

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The honest (but not so cool) let down

So today was good news and bad news sort of day. The good news is I have found the Goodreads website much more enjoyable and easier to use to promote the book (and I’m not saying that because this blog … Continue reading

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How many free copies constitute a loss when you have nothing to lose?

I recently found a new literary site called Goodreads that advertised that authors can receive promotion and visibility to their work. So, of course, I sign up and begin to peruse the website and all what it has to offer. … Continue reading

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