Author Archives: Tim Dodge

A Snail-Mail Letter a Day in February

From Mary Robinette Kowal’s blog (courtesy of Mur Lafferty): When was the last time you got a letter in the mail? December sees a lot of mail and you remember that sense of delight when the first card arrives. You … Continue reading

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Writing As Investment

Dean Wesley Smith offers an interesting new perspective for writers: An Indie Publisher Investing Plan Step One: Set a Goal to Publish Something New Every Two Weeks. — It could be a short story or your latest book. It could … Continue reading

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Podcast Extra — Jennisodes Episode 79: Marketing

This podcast is essential listening if you are a writer, illustrator, musician, artist, or any other creative content producer who is trying to reach an audience. It’s from the Jennisodes podcast, which I discovered a couple of weeks ago. It’s … Continue reading

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Last Christmas Post, I Promise: Drabblecast 228

Okay, I know I said I’d stop the Christmas posts awhile back, and the holiday season is over, but last week’s episode of The Drabblecast was just too funny not to share. I played the intro and the drabble for … Continue reading

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What Will Happen in the Publishing World in 2012?

Happy New Year! At this time of year, we get a lot of “year in review” and “predictions for the new year” blog post. As someone who greets every new year with renewed hopes of getting a book published, I … Continue reading

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The Key To Marketing Your Writing

I really like this post by Rob Eagar from the Writers Digest There Are No Rules blog, especially this quote: Marketing isn’t about striking it rich with every activity you do. That’s an unrealistic expectation. You can’t expect perfection, but … Continue reading

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Free Download: ‘Santa Claus Got Eaten by the Kraken’ by Pandora Celtica

Regular readers of this blog are well aware of my propensity to gush about the music of a capella Celtic group Pandora Celtica. Now, just in time for Christmas Eve, they are offering a free download of a song from … Continue reading

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More Christmas Listening: ‘The Christmas Mummy’ by Heather Shaw & Tim Pratt

Last Christmas, I posted Mur Lafferty’s story Merry Christmas From the Heartbreakers in my feed because I love the story and wanted you all to have the chance to enjoy it, too. This year, I want to share another terrific … Continue reading

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Holiday Special Podcast: ‘A Christmas Carol’

Are you sick of me blogging about Christmas yet? I promise I’ll stop in about a week. Until then, I’m happy to unveil a little project I’ve been involved with. Douglas Welch of the Podcast Community on Facebook organized a … Continue reading

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