Category Archives: Fiction Writing

Shhh! The End is Near!

I think I’ve finally figured out what’s going on. If I announce a deadline, the writing Gods will conspire against me, throwing problems big and small to confound my writing! That’s gotta be it, right?! Continue reading

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So, it’s been a while…

Isn’t it funny how the mind works? You walk into a room only to have forgotten why you went in there in the first place. Especially if it’s the kitchen because, at least for me anyway, I go right for the … Continue reading

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My Novel Update from March

I’ve become somewhat resigned to the idea that as a first-time novelist it’s taking longer than it would usually, but I’m learning a lot. Continue reading

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Learning through Failure

I may be failing, but I’m learning. Continue reading

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The Big Picture

I’ve been on fire re-writing chapter after chapter. Character conflict and resolution, a story arch, new character insights, and fixing how to advance the story without giving away the end. I was seeing the light at the end of the tunnel with a current goal of March for a potential release of Nine-Mile Bridge. I’m going to do this! Continue reading

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Loose ends- and a Contest! — Heir of Nostalgia

Originally posted on “Heir of Nostalgia,” the author page for a friend of mine, Steve Muse. You should absolutely check it out as he’s offering a free download plus a great contest! Absolutely worth your time. Couple of things- First … Continue reading

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Happy Book Birthday, Distant Horizon! — Stephanie Flint – Author and Artist

Awesome new release from an author friend of mine, Stephanie Flint, and her newest novel, Distant Horizon!  I’ve had the pleasure of getting some sneak peeks at it and I cannot wait to get my copy. Read all about it … Continue reading

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Building Walls and Novels by the Seat of my Pants.

Hello once again readers, I’m back! Thank you so much for returning to the silly ramblings that I, the Writing Fisherman, casts out. August came in hard and wet for me and was one of my more difficult months I’ve had in … Continue reading

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A Must Read For Sci-Fi Fans!

FREE BOOK OFFER! On the eve of the release of his spectacular sequel, SciFi author Roger Colby gives you the opportunity to get the first in his series for free on Kindle! Continue reading

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Only I Didn’t Say, “FUDGE!”

So when my brother used ‘fudge’ in a recent tale about him swimming with sharks it got me thinking about foul language in our writing.
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