Cool free stuff for you during my Birthday Week

I turn 54 this week. I’ll have a post on that in a couple days, but for today, I have some presents for you. Today (Monday, Oct 6, 2014—through Monday, October 13, 2014) Readers: For every fiction book you buy from my shop for $5.99, I’ll give you one $2.99 book free. Astute readers will have already noticed that there … Continue reading →

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Passed 35,000 Words on Create A World Clinic #writer #worldbuilding

The R&R last weekend, plus the chance to rethink my approach to the final chapters of Create A World Clinic, have helped me tremendously with the progress of the course. I’d gotten bogged down in minutia, and stepping back and asking myself not HOW I world build, but WHY I world build, got me back on track. Finished the Container Universes … Continue reading →

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I’m giving away a bunch of my WRITING courses. #free #writing #courses

I’m doing a WRITING-COURSE GIVEAWAY PRIZE DRAWING as part of my release of How To Revise Your Novel on the new classroom. This includes the GRAND PRIZE: Full free membership in all three of my BIG courses—How To Think Sideways: Career Survival School for Writers, How To Revise Your Novel: Get the Book You WANT from the Wreck You WROTE, … Continue reading →

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Upcoming Stories and Classes #writer #reader

I’ve been nearly invisible here for ages because migraines left me with barely enough energy to keep courses running and get some writing done. But a low-sodium diet is proving to have a 1:1 correlation with the migraines—if I accidentally eat something high in sodium, I pay for it with three days of migraines, starting within 24 hours of whatever … Continue reading →

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Sales page crashed for some folks, discount BACK until Midnight-ish SATURDAY

I don’t know if it was the timer I was using, or the link from Aweber messing things up, or WHAT it was that went wrong. And I didn’t know ANYTHING had gone wrong until I’d already shut everything down and deleted all the discount pages. THEN I checked my email, and found a LOT of people who’d been trying … Continue reading →

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Sneak peek: HTTS Ultra bonus (partial)

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How To Think Sideways is all about digging in, tipping everything you thought you knew about writing on its side, learning techniques that will make your writing FLY. It takes time, but you get amazing results. When you’re sitting in the MIDDLE of a writing problem, what you really want is a quick fix to get you over THIS hurdle, … Continue reading →

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