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A Post About Author Rankings

“Some of the greatest works of art our culture has produced were incredibly unpopular when they first were created; others were dismissed as not worthy of serious critical attention because they were popular with the masses.  Popularity is a double-edged … Continue reading

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A New Post About Writerly Insecurities

Today’s post can be found at Magical Words, a blog site devoted entirely to essays on the craft and business of writing that I maintain (as David B. Coe) along with fellow authors Faith Hunter, Misty Massey, A.J. Hartley, Catie … Continue reading

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Another Blog Tour Stop and a Book Giveaway!

The Summer 2012 Thieftaker Blog Tour takes me today to Fantasy Literature, where I am interviewed by Bill Capossere.  The interview covers a broad range of topics, from research to pseudonyms to magic systems.  Fantasy Literature recently reviewed THIEFTAKER (with … Continue reading

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My Dragon*Con Schedule!

I have my schedule for Dragon*Con!  I have several panels and a reading, and when I’m not doing something in programming, I will be in the dealer’s room in booth 101/102 signing books!  Looking forward to the con and to … Continue reading

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THIEFTAKER Signing Tour Resumes This Saturday in Nashville!

So, I have another signing this weekend — the THIEFTAKER Summer 2012 Signing Tour resumes with an event at the Barnes and Noble at Vanderbilt University, in Nashville, Tennessee.  I’ll be signing on Saturday at 2:00 pm, and I hope … Continue reading

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A Thank You Note

This will come as no surprise to any of you, but I have now been doing THIEFTAKER promo stuff for nearly two solid months.  Thank you all for putting up with my posts, my excitement about reviews, my announcements of … Continue reading

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A New Post Is Up As the Blog Tour Rolls On!

The Summer 2012 Blog Tour for THIEFTAKER continues today with my post at http://www.SFNovelists.com, the blog site I share with a group of approximately 100 published authors in fantasy and science fiction.  The post is called “Blending Mystery and Speculative … Continue reading

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THIEFTAKER Reviewed by Booklist!

Thieftaker has garnered another fine advanced review, this one from Booklist:   “This diverting, fast-paced “what-if” debut novel set in colonial America will appeal to fans of genre-benders.”  I’m excited and deeply gratified to see the book getting some positive critical … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: What Extravagances Do You Covet?

I love to write, which is why I’m an author.  As I said in my last post, this business can be really hard. If I was doing it for the money rather than for love of writing . . . … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: Writing Is Hard

Sounds sort of weird, I know.  I mean, what kind of tip is “Writing is hard?” In all honesty, it might be the most important tip I ever post to this site. Let me start by saying that this is … Continue reading

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