Here's the news: On April 1, the past episodes of The Maltese Jordans are going up to the $5 reward level. Now's the time to hop in and download all the eps for just $3 a month AND that'll keep you tuned in for the new content and updates. Enjoy!
Also, my next Office Hour is Coming Friday @3PM Eastern. Tune in!
This month's office hour had a specific topic: how to use the Scrivener program to work on long-form projects fiction or non-fiction. I took a few writers through my process in how I use the program for The Maltese Jordans and showed how I would start a new project in Scrivener by migrating content from Microsoft Word. If that's where my work was.
Thanks to all who attended and especially to Rich Katz for offering up his work Every Dog as our migration demo.
The fine folks of the Booked. Podcast were nice enough to have me on for a far-ranging conversation about: GI Joes, Publishing, the urge to write and where it comes from, podcasting history, reading, and much more.
Here's my 2013 story “To the Bone” for your ears.
This audio first appeared on CrimeWAV with guest host Mark L. Berry–my boy! Thanks, Mark!
“To the Bone” was first published in The Booked. Anthology back in 2013. Thanks much to the Booked. Podcast guys, who’re also on Patreon here.
San Francisco fans and readers: I'll be appearing at the next Babylon Salon on December 6th. Come on out at 6:30PM PDT to hang, drink and hear me read from my new project,The Maltese Jordans.Babylon Salon has lots of cool readers and takes place at Cantina SF. More info here.Last week I went to Bouchercon 2015 in Long Beach, CA. Was a blast! I appeared on a panel with some great authors, spent quality time with friends, and did a short reading that Erik Arneson recorded for his Word Crimes...
OR: What you lose (and win!) by being digitally successful vs successful in physical bookstore terms (if those still exist).I think you'll be interested in this podcast from Litquake's LitCast. It's Neal Pollack speaking as the keynote at Litquake's digi.lit conference in SF this June. [Click here to download now or listen away!]This talk seems particularly relevant to me because Neal's gone down a road very similar to my own. That is, except he's packed stores, gotten six-figure deals in...