Author Archives: WastedPoet

Slow Down

Illness has drastically slowed the progress fo writing Canopy of Destiny. Writing is hard work and I find the words just won’t come. But, I’m still working on it.

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Working on Sequel

I have written about 25% of my sequel, Canopy of Mystery.  I have two book signings planned and am planning many more at the Half Price Book stores around the metroplex. 

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I haven’t added new posts to the research category for a long time for a very good reason: I’ve been writing! Now that I finished my first book, I thought I might update the research category with this important tidbit. … Continue reading

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Pocketbooks printed

I have accomplished the following in the last two weeks: I had BookBaby print 100 copies of Canopy of Hope in the ‘Pocketbook’ format (4.68 x 6.87). This is what most people call a paperback and used by most commercially … Continue reading

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First Draft Finished

The first draft of Canopy of Hope is finally done. Now I have to attack my ‘edit list’, about 15 things I want to change. Getting close…

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Encouraging

I met a nice person at the Mall today. When he heard I was a writer he was immediately interested and wanted to know where to find my work. Although I don’t have a finished novel to offer him, I … Continue reading

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Progress

The book “Canopy of Hope” is coming along nicely. I am up to about 45,000 words. I am not sure how many words it will take to complete the story, but I am guessing around 80,000.  I have gotten a … Continue reading

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Forney

I should have posted earlier about the presentation in Forney. The Forney Fine Arts Council is composed of some fine people. I really enjoyed meeting them and the discussions that we had. 

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Forney Arts Council

I have been invited to speak by the FAC’s Literary Committee on the subject of self-publishing.  It will be at Crumbzz in Forney, TX, located at 212 S. Boris D’Arc and happen at 6:30pm June 2nd I am not a … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction

I was challenged to write a story in 100 words or less. Here is my attempt — 100 words exactly. —————– She remembered the tattoo. Everything else about the incident was unclear, lost in the dustbin of memory. She knew … Continue reading

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