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A Moment of Great Restraint

At Rose City Comic Con yesterday, I witnessed a moment that was typical, funny, appalling, and inspiring at the same time.  It looked like this: Ramón Terrell, who stood next to me for two days selling books this weekend, was … Continue reading

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It’s Not a Job

One piece of wisdom I’ve heard at many writing conferences goes something like this: “Writing is a job. You have to treat it like a job to be successful.” But that’s wrong. Writing is not a job. A job means … Continue reading

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I was asked on Facebook a few weeks ago whether I’d learned anything in my time as a corporate lawyer that I found applicable / useful to my career as an author. The answer is, absolutely yes. With that as … Continue reading

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