Category Archives: Publishing

Finally!

I have not been blogging, because of work with my publishing company. I have been editing projects, organizing workflow, marketing, and giving advice to many would be authors and finally, after seven years in the business, finally got around to … Continue reading

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Writing & Selling Books

There are many who would like to write a book, but they don’t know where to begin. They lack the knowledge of the industry and cannot even guess at where the editors and publishers have located the starting blocks. They … Continue reading

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Great Writers Dying Too Young

I was in the middle of teaching my aviation class when a text came through on my phone. The students were taking a quiz, so I had a moment to look discreetly at the message. My wife had texted, simply, … Continue reading

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Praise and Insults by Hemingway

I am writing again about writing pilots or flying writers. Sometimes it is difficult to decide which are adjectives and nouns when it comes to describing writers who are capable of flying, or pilots who can actually write. On my … Continue reading

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Falling to the Darkside

I fought it for the longest time. Many tried to convert me, but I held off as long as I possibly could. I tried everything to avoid the final fall, but I fell anyway. You might say I was resistant … Continue reading

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Polishing Stones

I have a friend who is an expert at polishing rocks, pebbles, and stones. People from all walks of life bring him their found nuggets. The stone-polisher takes them and decides if they are worthy. If they are, he will … Continue reading

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E. B. White

I had to come into my office to restart the computer when our network went down. As I was waiting for it to come back online, I looked down to my right and saw my copy of The Elements of … Continue reading

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Bear’s Books

As we wrapped up 2011, one of the goals I missed was completing production on the third book of The Bear’s trilogy, The Owl Hoot Trail. I wanted so much to complete the last book, Book Three, The Turning of … Continue reading

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BluewaterPress Goes National

Yesterday and the day before were busy days for BluewaterPress. As I finished the fall term at school, my mind naturally began thinking of the things I had to finish for the press. Highest on the list was drafting a … Continue reading

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General Quarters

“General Quarters! General Quarters! All hands man your battle stations!” I don’t hear this call over the 5MC anymore, but yesterday morning felt as if I was back in the stress of GQ. It was 0530 when I woke, and … Continue reading

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