“Some days you eat the bear. Some days the bear eats you.” –Unknown As long as I have been a writer, I’ve been interested in learning and studying famous writers and how they work and live. One of the things that comes out of that research is the fact that depression is a common factor … More Unhappy Camper: The Link Between Writing and Depression
Little do most readers know, that there are two ways they can pay the author for the story that they read. First, there is the obvious: pony up some shekels and pay the old fashioned way. But in this new age of social networks, authors depend more and more on word of mouth to sell … More Payback from Readers. Or Not.
This is graduation weekend, and this morning I sat on the stage, looking out on students I have been teaching (and trying to teach) for the past four years, as well as their parents. In addition, I am bumping into recent graduates who are here because younger siblings are finally getting their diplomas. Some are … More It’s Not About How Good You Are
Tesla’s Ghost is now available on Amazon. Technically, the paperback’s been available for about a week, and the ebook’s been available for pre-order for about the same amount of time. But my book (#22 if you’re keeping count) is unencumbered by any constraints and is out there, for better or for worse, to purchase and … More A “Ghost” of a Chance
I have this little thing, called a book launch, happening tomorrow. It’s for a book I like to call Tesla’s Ghost. For those of you who are interested in science fiction, mystery, suspense, steampunk, aliens, or just good writing, there’s probably something in there for you somewhere. Interesting thing about this book is that I … More Just In Case You Haven’t Heard…
Things are slow around here. Well, actually they’re pretty busy, but things of the Glen Robinson books kind are slow on Amazon, so it’s time to give some stuff away. On Goodreads, I’m giving away 100 ebook editions of my latest release, The Key of Solomon. So far, we have more books available than we … More Time for Some Free Stuff
So you sacrificed all your game time, all your TV time, all you sleep time and all of your family time and finished writing a book. There are dollar signs in your eyes. “I’m the next Hemingway,” you’re thinking to yourself. And when you finish the first draft, the second draft and all the edits, … More More Than Just a Pretty Face