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In case you want something to read next week…

We’d sort of intended to do pre-orders on Paul’s latest novel, but we didn’t want to wait, either, so the print edition of The Sleeping and the Dead will be available on Amazon in a couple of days (or sooner), … Continue reading

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Sometimes, he can manage “linear” only in bloggish flashbacks.

I did sort of warn promise, right after Christmas, that I would eventually be sharing some of my thoughts and feelings concerning one of my twin’s current WIPs: “I have so much to tell you, O readers of my blog, … Continue reading

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We have a BLURB!

Today, sci-fi author Paul B. Spence shared the back-cover blurb for his latest novel, The Sleeping and the Dead. A Daring Mission into the Heart of Darkness… The war against the horrific Theta entities reaches new heights as the Sentient … Continue reading

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Sometimes, his clone-sibling needs beta readers for a novel…!

The official announcement can be found on the author’s blog. The first draft is finished. I’ll begin a round of copyediting next week. After that, we need beta readers — as many as we can get. If you think you … Continue reading

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Writing and Real Life in the Middle of May

My clone-sibling spent part of this morning working on his current WIP (the novel formerly known as Stars’ End) and has informed me that he’s on chapter twenty now. That’s roughly forty percent of the way through what he has … Continue reading

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They don’t tell US everything, either.

If you don’t fill in every detail of a character’s background before you start writing the story, those empty spaces may later become filled with details you didn’t expect at all. This is one of the most enjoyable things about writing fiction. This … Continue reading

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Expect the f-bomb.

(Needless to say, this particular post is not even remotely safe for work.) Have you ever seen an Amazon review on, say, a military thriller in which the reviewer complains about the novel containing “the f-bomb,” as if it were … Continue reading

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