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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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Good things come to those who don’t give up

I’ve been delinquent in sending out another query letter to another literary agent on my list of 60 or so. Work has kept me busy, kids have kept me busier, but I know I need to get another email or … 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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Excerpt from The Outer Marker

I’ve been asked by a friend to post a bit of the book so he can see what I’ve written. Although I’ve mentioned that Smashwords allows for previews of the books if the author allows it, I think it would … Continue reading

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Running in the heat and humidity

I’m working from home today and thought I could use my lunch time wisely by going out for a quick 45 minute run. Bad idea. 84 degree Fahrenheit weather with 66% humidity made my quick trot into an hour long … Continue reading

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The Cover Art Conundrum

I’ve been tasked with finding my own cover art for the novel. I’m hesitant to do this because I expected a future publisher to take care of this. I mean, that’s why they have entire departments who’s sole purpose is … Continue reading

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Who am I?

Allow me to divulge a bit about my current situation to bring everyone up to speed: I am an IT professional by trade, married with three kids and living in the Chicagoland area. Although I do like my job and … Continue reading

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