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I Have a Charming Way With Words

In News & Updates by Daniel M. Clark3 Comments

I don’t know whether to laugh or scream. Laugh? I guess? I mean, I know I shouldn’t take it seriously. Right? I shouldn’t. I mean, I’ve been stalking this idea of being a novelist for oh, twenty-five years, and I shouldn’t take a fortune cookie seriously.

And yet.

Ignoring Blogging’s So-Called Experts

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Over the years I’ve read conflicting advice about running a website or blog. Some so-called gurus say that a blogger absolutely must post something no less than daily. Others maintain that three times per week is sufficient. A few will tell you that three times per day is the best way to go. I’ve read that a blogger must post …

StoryBundle: 7 Young Adult eBooks

In Reading by Daniel M. Clark0 Comments

Earlier this year, Kevin J. Anderson mentioned on Facebook that one of his older novels, Hopscotch, was included in an inexpensive ebook bundle. Curiosity piqued, I visited StoryBundle.com to see what was what, and was impressed by the deal. Seven Sci-Fi ebooks from award-winning authors were available in a “pay what you want” model (minimum $3). I bought the bundle. …

What I Do When I’m Not Writing: Fantasy Football 2013

In Random Ramblings by Daniel M. Clark1 Comment

I’ve given myself a goal: a ~2,000 word story before the next Houston Scien—you know, from now on, I’m just going to abbreviate it. HSFFW[1]. I plan on sticking around for the writing critique portion of the next HSFFW meetup, and I’ll need something to pass around. The meeting is scheduled for September 9th, just about two weeks from today. …

Five Books, Five Writing Applications

In About Writing by Daniel M. Clark0 Comments

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 …