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Blog Tour Post on Publishing Trends and Technology

With summer almost over, the Summer 2013 Thieves’ Quarry Blog Tour makes one of its last stops at Magical Words, the group blog on the craft and business of writing that I maintain with Faith Hunter, Misty Massey, Mindy Klasky, … Continue reading

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Beating the Heat with the Blog Tour and Giveaways!!

It’s hot, it’s muggy; the full weight of summer seems to have settled over the entire continent.  There is no escaping it.  Or is there?  I will not claim that the Summer 2013 Thieves’ Quarry Blog Tour is a cure … Continue reading

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Three Authors Who Influenced Me, Today at SFNovelists

Today’s post can be found at http://www.sfnovelists.com, the group blog on speculative fiction that I maintain, under the name David B. Coe, along with a group of over one hundred published authors of fantasy and science fiction.  The post is … Continue reading

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Another Short Fiction Post at Magical Words

Today’s post can be found at http://magicalwords.net, the group blog on the business and craft of writing fantasy that I maintain, under the name David B. Coe, with fellow authors Faith Hunter, Misty Massey, Mindy Klasky, John Hartness, Kalayna Price, … Continue reading

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A Post About Avoiding Convenient Plot Choices

Today’s post can be found at http://www.sfnovelists.com, the group blog on speculative fiction that I maintain along with a group of over one hundred published authors of fantasy and science fiction.  The post is called “Avoiding the Convenient Plot Point,” … Continue reading

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Thankful For Books, An Early Thanksgiving Post

Today’s post can be found on Magical Words, and it’s an early Thanksgiving post (since next week I’m off from MW) about some of the fantasy and SF books for which I am thankful.  I hope that you enjoy the … Continue reading

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Two Posts Up at Familiar Sites

The Summer 2012 THIEFTAKER Blog Tour takes me back to familiar ground today.  I have two posts up.  The first, my usual Monday Magical Words post, can be found at http://magicalwords.net, the group blog on the business and craft of … Continue reading

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Maurice Sendak

I’m sure that this will not be the only tribute to Maurice Sendak that you read today and in the days to come.  That’s okay.  Sendak’s books reached so many of us, and meant so much to all who read … Continue reading

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Review: The Hunger Games

Last night I went with a group to see the movie adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ YA bestseller, The Hunger Games.  Our group consisted of seven teenagers, all of whom had read at least the first book in the Hunger Games … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: Point of View and Voice, part II — Choosing Your POV Character(s)

Last week, I wrote the first installment in this series of Writing Tips posts on point of view and voice.  As I indicated in that post, writers trying to determine how to approach point of view for their particular projects … Continue reading

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