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Formatting and Knowing Your Audience

Formatting: learn it, live it, and love it--especially when putting your work on submission. And knowing your audience? This is important when submitting, too! Whether your audience is a contest judge or an agent, understanding what they're looking for is critically important if you're to increase your chances of success.

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It’s Over, I Guess.

This is a look of disbelief from a man who fails to understand how it's over. This morning, apparently, I finished the first draft of a new manuscript, SCAMBAIT, and I remain skeptical that I have, in fact, typed THE END. My skepticism is well founded: I started writing this one on February 28th. That's… Continue reading It’s Over, I Guess.

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This Friday: A New Short Story

I've been away from short fiction ever since "What It Is to Smell of Man" was published in 2017. That changes this Friday. The last two years have been marked by change, personally, professionally, and on the page. Where my fiction is concerned, my focus has been exclusively on novel-length media, apparent in the publication… Continue reading This Friday: A New Short Story

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ICYMI: First Chapter Reveal – Imminent Dawn

In case you missed it, I recently unveiled the first chapter of my upcoming sci-fi release, Imminent Dawn, over at empathyseries.com. Category: Adult Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: January 28, 2019 Find the book on: NineStar Press | Goodreads CHAPTER ONE Chandra Chandra didn’t kill her wife, but she may as well have. Now, as Chandra herself struggled against the… Continue reading ICYMI: First Chapter Reveal – Imminent Dawn