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OMG – He’s Back?

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By   1 week ago

          Did you miss me? On second thought, don’t answer that. I’m not sure I really want to know. Yes, it has been two years since the last update and I shall not bore you with all the details of my whereabouts. Suffice it to day that life has its moments […]

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A Tale of Two Books, Part 3

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By   2 years ago

A Tale of Two Books, Part 3 Welcome back. Last week I described the wiki as a writing tool and compared it to a set of Lego’s. No analogies this week, I promise. Instead, I’ll give you a few examples of why I have decided to write a novel based upon a wiki instead of […]

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A Tale of Two Books, Part 2

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By   2 years ago

A Tale of Two Books, Part II Last week I told you the problems I’ve encountered working with both a rigid outline and using none at all. I also mentioned that I found what appears to be the perfect combination of an outline and creative freedom. Wikipedia gave me the idea. While on their site doing research […]

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A Tale of Two Books, Part 1

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By   2 years ago

A Tale of Two Books It was recently brought to my attention that the Earth is round. Or, as some would say, spherical, perhaps even an oblate ellipsoid. I’m told this has been proven beyond a shadow of doubt and is now considered a scientific fact. This is also a bit depressing. Pick a direction […]

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The Shopping Nightmare Before Christmas

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By   2 years ago

There are a lot of things I would rather be doing right now instead of writing this particular blog post. I’m on a winning streak as of late at the poker tables and I feel like I’m cheating myself out of fun and profit sitting here on a Friday night getting ready to throw down […]

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The News Media (sic)

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By   2 years ago

Let’s get one thing straight right up front. I’m not a journalist. My job is not to spin the facts. I’m a writer, and I blog about writing…mostly. There are times that I wish people reporting the news would do so responsibly, but then I remember. Responsible reporting is not their job; ratings and sales […]

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Why Do You Write?

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By   2 years ago

Originally posted on June 25, 2012 by K.D. Rush at Indies Unlimited Why Do You Write? What do you need in order to make your life seem complete? Is there a single goal to accomplish, perhaps a lifelong dream that you need to achieve? If fame and fortune are on your bucket list, then I […]

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    Review: The Second Internet Cafe, Part 2: The Cascade Annihilator by Chris James

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    By   2 years ago

        Title: The Cascade Annihilator (The Second Internet Cafe: Part 2) Author: Chris James Format: Kindle Edition Size (Book 2): 514 kb – 261 pages Interest: Science Fiction Rating 0-100: 100 (5 Stars) “I killed you, you know that? And now I gotta kill you again…” Dimension researcher Lucas Hunter returns to confront his nemesis, Dietrich, in an explosive showdown. […]

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    Review: The Norothian Cycle by M. Edward McNally

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    By   3 years ago

    Title: The Norothian Cycle (Books I-IV) Author: M. Edward McNally Format: Kindle Edition Size (Book I): 927 kb – 475 pages Interest: Fantasy Rating 0-100: 98 (5 Stars)  Tilda Lanai has trained for years to take her place among the Guilders of the Miilark Islands, but now the Trade House she is to serve is imperiled by the absence of a […]

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    Review: Blood Land by R.S. Guthrie

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    By   3 years ago

    Title: Blood Land Author: RS Guthrie Format: Kindle Edition Size: 459 kb – 202 pages Interest: Action/Crime Drama Rating 0-100: 94 (5 Stars)   In the taming of the West, the prairies, they bled. There was war between the white man and the Native American, the outlaw against the honorable, the harsh elements against anything that crawled or thirsted—yet as […]

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    Review: Bay’s End by Edward Lorn

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    By   3 years ago

      Title: Bay’s End Author: Edward Lorn Format: Kindle Edition Interest: Action/Thriller Rating 0-100: 100 (5 Stars) What does it take to ruin a perfectly good summer? Four cherry bombs. When twelve-year-old Trey and his best friend Eddy play a prank on Officer Mack, the resulting chain of events rocks the small town of Bay’s End. Today, Trey Franklin is […]

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    Review: The Biker by J.D. Mader

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    By   3 years ago

    Title: The Biker Author: JD Mader Publisher: Lockjaw Publishing Format: Kindle Edition Interest: Action/Drama Rating 0-100: 98 (5 Stars) San Francisco is a small city with big problems. When Matt Stark witnesses his father’s murder, he decides to rid the city of one of its problems – the man with the scars. Matt is dangerous […]

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    Review: Joe Cafe by J.D. Mader

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    By   3 years ago

    Title: Joe Cafe Author: JD Mader Publisher: Lockjaw Publishing Format: Kindle Edition Interest: Crime/Thriller Rating 0-100: 97 (5 Stars) The murder at Joe Café is an abomination. It stops the entire universe. For Michael, it tarnishes everything, including his badge. For Chet and his hostage, it is the beginning of a chase that will lead them through dingy motels and the […]

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    Review: Lost by Rob Guthrie

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    By   3 years ago

    Title: LOST Author: RS Guthrie Publisher: Blu Pencil Publishing, LLC Format: Kindle Edition Interest: Supernatural/Thriller/Series Rating 0-100: 97 (5 Stars) Denver Detective Bobby Mac returns in this intense horror/thriller, set in the northern panhandle wilderness of Idaho. After receiving a phone call from his brother, the Chief of Police in Rocky Gap, Idaho, Bobby Mac travels north to assist in the […]

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      Writing A Novel Is Easy (By Comparison) – Guest Post by Author R.S. Guthrie

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      By   3 years ago

      The legend that is Rob Guthrie (@RSGuthrie on Twitter) makes a guest appearance on The Rush Room today. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate Independence Day than having an independent author, and one that I deeply respect, give us a brief pep talk. He is truly a rare gem in a mountain of coal, […]

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      A New Writer’s Process – Guest Post by Writer Jo-Anne Teal

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      By   3 years ago

      There is a guest post today that I’m sure you will enjoy. Before we get to it though, let me give you some background. I started my writing journey late last year with no idea of how it would turn out. The goal was to write a novel, but getting to that goal has, at […]

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      Shut The (Expletive Deleted) Up and Write! – Guest Post by Author Edward Lorn

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      By   3 years ago

      Everyone should have a dream. Mine is to write a novel and publish it. While I do not expect fame and fortune, I’d by lying if I said that the idea of doing an interview for my book hadn’t crossed my mind. In this interview fantasy I’m asked which authors inspired me. It’s the only […]

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      Why I Write: Guest Post by Author Chris James

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      By   3 years ago

      Folks, I’ve waited a long time to say this.  It gives me great pleasure to announce that our guest post today is by author Chris James! And not just any post mind you, he went out of his comfort zone to write a poem for us. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the world premiere […]

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      Being a Writer: Guest Post by Author J.D. Mader

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      By   3 years ago

      Hold on to your hats folks! No, seriously. J.D. Mader is in the house this week and he does have a hat fetish. He’s also one of the best writers that I’ve come across in the indie author community. JD’s straight up in your face style is hard to duplicate, and this makes him unique […]

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      How I Write – Guest Post by Author D.G.Torrens

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      By   3 years ago

      Wow, I have a treat for you today! Author D.G. (Dawn) Torrens stopped by The Rush Room for a visit, and you know me, the author in training, I wasn’t about to let her leave without peppering her with a few questions about writing first. You see, Dawn is exactly where I would like to […]

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      Do social media help sell books? – Guest Post by Author Scott Bury

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      By   3 years ago

      This week I have the privilege of sharing the same URL as author Scott Bury. If you’re not familiar with Scott, then please allow me a moment of introduction. Scott Bury is the author of The Bones of the Earth, a fantasy adventure with many unexpected twists. He has also penned the short story Sam, the Strab […]

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