Managing Social Networks – The Ugly Truth

Whether you’re an indie writer, published by a small press, or have a publishing deal with mid tier and higher publishers, chances are a lot of the promotion will fall onto your shoulders. Unless you achieve the status of a Stephen King or Dan Brown (two people who actually don’t need a ton of advertising),…

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Reposting The Process

With the publication of Death In Common on the horizon, I thought this would be a good time to repost an entry I wrote back in NOvember dealing with the process I went through of getting accepted. When Rich first announced his anthology over on SL, I was intrigued, and intimidated. Intrigued, because I loved…

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The Process

When Rich first announced his anthology over on SL, I was intrigued, and intimidated. Intrigued, because I loved the concept of poems based on a serial killer, but intimidated because I don’t know jack about writing poems. I did have an idea of what I wanted to write. When Rich kind of prodded me in…

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First sale

I can now announce, that I’ve made my first sale, a poem, to be included in Rich Ristow’s collection, Death in Common.  What started one warm AZ night on Oct. 14th, and included 11 revisions, numerous emails, and a small ulcer has culminated in a sale. I spent a lot of time writing this one,…

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Calling All Poets

My friend Rich, has a post over on SL, seeking submissions for a poetry anthology he’s working on. Anyone interested, take a look here, http://shocklinesforum.yuku.com/topic/7163. Yes, he’s a friend, and I’ve submitted something, but I’d post about it anyway, because Rich, is a good guy, and I love the idea for this anthology. Plus, if you…

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