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THE UPS AND DOWNS OF WRITING…PT II: THE GOOD REVIEW

So, we’ve talked about bad reviews…. let’s talk about good ones. Good reviews make us smile, make us want to continue in our writing quest. Bad reviews….. Actually should do the same. Good reviews point people to our writing, our … Continue reading

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FOUNDATIONS OF FICTION, PART II: TUNGUSKA

Last week we spoke of HILL OF GREAT DARKNESS and the use of history in a work of fiction. Nothing really new there. I simply used an area of the world with which I was familiar and wove a science … Continue reading

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FOUNDATIONS OF FICTION: TWISTING HISTORY

For me, one of the easiest ways to hook a reader into the story is to use a touch of truth in the mix. History is replete with story fodder and just begs to be used. That was the way … Continue reading

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(For)Getting the Grade

So, it’s the beginning of another year and I still find myself reading the various posts of folks who have received bad reviews for their books. Now, I understand how we, as writers, are pleased as pickles when someone likes … Continue reading

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Interview With H.C. Beckerr…Part II

How does being a Christian writer influence your writing, your science fiction writing? Oh, my…! It has everything to do with what I write as a follower of the Son of God! We believers know that sometimes the Lord helps … Continue reading

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Interview with H.C. Beckerr…Part I

Taking a couple weeks off from the blog, so here is one of the interviews I have done recently. Hope y’all enjoy and have a very Merry Christmas!!! Tell us about your book. Is it part of a series? HILL … Continue reading

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But, Wait…There’s More!

In the three-and-a-half years since its release, I am still amazed at the reviews HILL OF GREAT DARKNESS continues to garnesh. Most end with the subtle (as well as not-so-subtle) question as to the release of the second and final … Continue reading

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OF WRITING AND PULLING TEETH

Once upon a time I dreamed of writing a book or two I dreamed of the romance and accolades Thinking that once done, I would have it made. After all, there are men like Hemingway, Twain, and Poe… Women like … Continue reading

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THE REVIEW

I wrote a book you hear me say and it took me longer than a day to put these thoughts down to be read, from start to finish just like a thread. To start with a beginning is the way … Continue reading

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Gateway to Chri-Fi

Nice to be getting back into the editing phase once again for SHADOW OF TUNGUSKA. I promise that this story ending for Hill of Great Darkness is going to leave you speechless! But, in case you haven’t read the first … Continue reading

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