MonthAugust 2014

Case Study: The Trip, Part 1

Back in 2009 I was hit with the idea to write a novel. It was spring, I think March. I decided I wanted to do a zombie novel. I was playing Left 4 Dead at the time, and I have to admit zombies have always been a guilty pleasure for me. The memory of a […]

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The Thousand Dedicated Followers

I’m in the process of building a following for myself as an indie writer/producer. If you’re following me on Twitter (I’m @tmorgan_2100) you can track how I’m doing. As of the time of this writing I’m closing on my GraniteCon goal of 1500 followers. I’m pretty happy about this. I actually shut my Twitter account […]

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Work for It

I can’t say it enough – writing is hard work. Whether you’re working on a novel or an email, this is tough! It got me thinking…when I read stories from writers who are just getting started, they seem to protect their characters. I get it; life is hard and you want your characters to succeed. […]

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The Second Most Important Thing

Right after grad school, I worked on a bunch of stories. I had visions of turning them into novels, but for one reason or another they went on hold. I’m returning to those stories now – I think some of them are compelling, and would make really good e-books. The wonder of this is I […]

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The Great Balancing Act

I’m relatively new to the indie author game. I published THE TRIP at the end of 2012 and took a break to figure out a few things. For a while I’ve wanted to make a serious go at being an indie writer/filmmaker. This is something I’ve wanted for a very long time, and I think […]

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Due Diligence and Protecting Yourself

I’ve had a few people ask me about sending out their work. This usually covers a publisher, producer, contest, etc. “How do you know they’re legitimate?” “Aren’t you worried they’re going to steal your stuff?” And so on… If you’re asking these kinds of questions, good. You should be. You put the effort into creating […]

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