Category: Writing

Have a chapter on me

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Rather than a writing journal today, I thought I’d share a chapter from a novel I’ve been working on.  Well, re-working on.  I’ve changed it up based on feedback from one of my critique groups, and some comments on twitter…

Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing

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Elmore Leonard passwed away this week.  In his honor, I thought I’d share Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing: 1)  Never open a book with the weather If it’s only to create atmosphere, and not a character’s reaction to the…

New eBook Now Available: Cahill’s Homecoming

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Due to POPULAR DEMAND, May’s free eBook giveaway is now available for purchase via Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble! A lot of people downloaded Cahill’s Homecoming and then started telling other people, prompting them to head out to Amazon looking…

Free Story: Sword & Sorcery

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Untitled Sword & Sorcery Short Story Length: 4,591 Draft: 1st Draft, no edits by: Patrick Hester © 2011 All Rights Reserved The Witch King, bored, called upon the demi-god Utesh, for inspiration. A hundred bodies littered the ground below the…