Monthly Archives: June 2011

new book!

This is an exciting day!  My collection  of short stories has been released.  Who would have thought that publishing a collection of short stories that were already written could be so much work? First, reread and edit all of the … Continue reading

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I’m doing great!  Even with a weekend off for a wedding and lots of visits, my word count is up to 6800. In all of the visiting I found a couple of new good stories to tell.  I need to … Continue reading

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publishing an ebook

Publishing an ebook brings some mixed emotions.  Trying to publish a print book means selling yourself and the book to an agent and a publisher and if you don’t get through that then your book is dead before anyone reads … Continue reading

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making progress

House guests are here and there is a family wedding tomorrow but I still managed to get my thousand words done.  Current word count is 3700.

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How many authors are there?

It seems every time I tell someone that I wrote a novel they tell me they wrote something also.   If my personal experience is extrapolated to the rest of the world, there are about six billion authors.  But I guess … Continue reading

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A little discipline goes a long way

I got back on track after a lazy holiday weekend. The new novel is up to 2500 words now.  

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