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When I was young and dreaming dreams of my future, it never occurred to me that I could write for a living. I got compliments on my writing from an early age, at least the sixth grade, and I received high marks on nearly all the reports or essays or stories written as school assignments, […]Read More Who Has Time To Publish?
Doctor Dogbody’s Leg is one of the most entertaining books I’ve had the pleasure of reading. It is a series of short, seafaring adventures written by none other than James Norman Hall, one-half of the duo who authored the Bounty Trilogy. In this 272-page collection, Hall conjures the character of F. Dogbody, retired ship’s surgeon […]Read More Doctor Dogbody’s Leg
If you’ve written fiction for any length of time you know how important it is to seize upon ideas when they come, and not put them off until later. When a plot point, a character, a title or a perfect ending pops into your head at 3:00 a.m. you’d better roll over, grab a notepad […]Read More Inspiration – Write It Down!
Two excellent dramas for kids or adults who are not hyped up on space battles and kung-fu…Read More Fireweed & Scarlet Sails
First published by Doubleday in 1967, Stranger from the Depths was a delight to read as a boy in the 1970’s, conjuring an amphibious humanoid from a long dormant undersea culture, full of advanced technology and undersea adventure. The science may be a bit dated but the story was a page-turner. Unfortunately, my childhood copy […]Read More Sci-Fi Favorites
NOTE: This was originally posted a few years back on Xanga – anyone remember Xanga? – but I thought it appropriate to re-post here for whatever it’s worth. Writers and published authors will sometimes state that the act of writing itself is their passion, and so they will always write whether they get paid for […]Read More Am I a Writer?