Monthly Archives: June 2010

April & May 2010 Recommended Reading List

Most of the reading I did in these two months was in preparation for Kris Rusch’s Mystery Writing workshop.  As a result, most of these recommendations come from that genre.  Bruen, Ken, The Guards, St. Martins Minotaur, 2003. Not only had I never read Bruen before, I’d never even heard of him.  This book, however, was part […]

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The Death of Dreams by Half-inches

The latest installment in Kris Rusch’s Freelancer’s Survival Guide hit me like a roundhouse left hook out of nowhere.  The next thing I knew, I was staring up from the canvas, seeing stars.  Kris was writing about giving up on your dreams.  Among the many great insights, one in particular delivered the most powerful blow. “…sometimes (often!) the […]

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Finally Connected

Now that I finallyhave this blog integrated into this website (as opposed to providing a link to a WordPress site) I expect to be posting a lot more regularly.  Sorry for the delays.  I’m sure many of you turned blue while holding your breath waiting for me, but I ran into a lot more technical difficulties than I expected.  […]

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