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New York City is Not for Me

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As I sat down to write this, my first inclination was to trash New York City. “I hate it here!” I’d say. Then I remembered that’s ridiculous. I’ve barely been out of Manhattan in the five or six times that I’ve been here for Affiliate Summit East (as I am now). Okay, then. “I hate Manhattan! I’m over it!” I’d say. Then I remembered that I’ve barely been out of Times Square, really.

Five Books, Five Writing Applications

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A few days ago I added a Published Work page to the site and listed the three books that I have published over the years. I hadn’t thought about the first two in long time, but typing up each description got me thinking about the evolution of my workflow—the tools I use to write. Oddly, it’s been a different tool …

My New Blogging Tool: Byword

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As usual, I jumped in without thinking. I’m a sucker for new tools. When I hear about a new bit of software that sounds interesting, you can bet I’ll drop whatever I’m doing to learn more. This time, it’s Byword 2. Just give me a tool! The best thing for a writer is to keep writing; I’ve been told that …

A Bit of History -or- How Not to Write a Novel

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My passion for writing has been awakened, but this isn’t the first time. I have a finished novel-length manuscript under my belt. Here, I describe my attempts at writing fiction over the past 17 years. It’s a harrowing tale of late nights, mediocrity and comical errors in judgement!