Self-Revisions and When it’s Time to Find an Editor featuring Damian Serbu – Writescast 056

Author Damian Serbu talks self-revisions: when it's time to tackle them, when it's time to set them aside, and when it's time to seek the help of an editor.

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On Finding and Embracing Community

Back in 2013, I attended the University of Wisconsin's Writers' Institute for the first time as a bright-eyed, self-styled savant, ready for agent pitches and the success that would surely follow. Things didn't exactly work out as planned. Though I walked away from every pitch with a request for pages, nothing ever came of those… Continue reading On Finding and Embracing Community

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r. r. campbell at WisCon 43 – Schedule Now Available!

We've got a schedule, folks! Plan accordingly. In between tabling throughout the conference, I'll be at WisCon 43 participating in a panel about writing a series, as well as leading two sessions on the craft of writing in general. The full schedule of my time at WisCon is as follows--- Plotting Past Book One (Panel)… Continue reading r. r. campbell at WisCon 43 – Schedule Now Available!

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The EMPATHY Series at the UW Writers’ Institute

This last weekend I had the good fortune to visit the UW Writers' Institute in Madison, Wisconsin as an invited speaker and book day participant! Not only did I have a great time and meet some exceptionally talented writers, but a number of attendees swung by the EMPATHY table during the book sale to nab… Continue reading The EMPATHY Series at the UW Writers’ Institute

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Update: AFIA and the Write Touch Awards

Note: this content originally appeared on accountingforitall.com A few of you may remember this post from a few months ago, in which I mentioned Accounting for It All had been admitted to the Wisconsin Romance Writers of America’s Write Touch Awards. The book recently received its scores from the judges, and wow! Accounting for It All just missed placing in the… Continue reading Update: AFIA and the Write Touch Awards

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30% Off Preorders for Mourning Dove!

It's true! Mourning Dove ebook preorders are 30% off if you use code PREORDER at checkout at ninestarpress.com. Not only can you lock in these awesome savings now, but you can start reading three days before the book is released if you get it through the NineStar site! So act now. Check out the ebook preorder link… Continue reading 30% Off Preorders for Mourning Dove!

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Author Interview on “Dave Says Movies Matter”

Cinephile and fellow author Dave Watson recently interviewed me for a post on his blog, "Dave Says Movies Matter." In it, I describe how the EMPATHY series started as a short story over half a decade ago, and what the future might hold for it and our expansive cast of characters. So what are you… Continue reading Author Interview on “Dave Says Movies Matter”

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This Week: Author r.r. campbell at the UW Writers’ Institute

This Thursday through Sunday, author r. r. campbell will be attending the University of Wisconsin Writers' Institute, which The Writer magazine recently selected as the best conference for writers in the state of Wisconsin. Not only will r. r. be in attendance talking shop and selling books, he'll also be leading four sessions on the craft and… Continue reading This Week: Author r.r. campbell at the UW Writers’ Institute