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I've long established myself as a very prolific writer, and I've given countless talks and workshops on productivity over the years. Finally, I've put together all the most important advice I have to share, in a book just released by WordFire Press, MILLION DOLLAR PRODUCTIVITY. Available in all eBook formats for $4.99, or in trade paperback for $9.99. PrintKindleKoboNookAll other eBook formats Life is crazy and hectic for most of us. We're surrounded with personal and family obligations, jobs, fitness programs, virtual mountains of email, not to mention videogames, TV, smartphones, social networking, and millions of things to check out on the web. With all those distractions, how does an aspiring author find time to write? And when you do find the time, how do you make the most of it? Award-winning and #1 international bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson is one of the most prolific authors in the business. He has published over 125 novels—an average of five novels a year, every year, for the past quarter century. Anderson has taught numerous writing seminars and lectured on productivity, and here he shares his tips on how to find the time to write, and how to make the most of that time. Introduction Back in the [...]
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
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Every year for the past seventeen years since I've lived in Colorado, I have climbed at least one Fourteener, or 14,000-ft peak in the state. I've summited all 54 of them, so now I'm going back to do some of my favorites, climbing from different sides. This year, I set my sights on Mt. Lincoln, 14, 236 ft, highest peak in Park C0unty and 11th highest peak in the continental US. It's an impressive-looking peak as seen from Hoosier Pass, just south of Breckinridge. I had climbed it before, but this time I wanted to climb from a different side, on a little used trail. In order to get an early start on the trail, and thus avoid early-afternoon thunderstorms, I decided to stay overnight near the trailhead. On previous drives through the area, I had been intrigued by a tiny town right at the foot of Mount Lincoln, Alma CO, population Not Many, with a handful of buildings … something I called a “zombie town”—a ghost town that won't admit it's dead. I was charmed by the handful of “necessary businesses”—general store, feed store, liquor store, and a most intriguing little place called (this is its exact name) Alma's Only [...]
Mon, Aug 18, 2014
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From Kirkus Reviews Dan Chambeaux, zombie private eye (Hair Raising, 2013, etc.), once again juggles a series of cases as deftly as if he were equipped with the same tireless tentacles as his chief suspect. In the Unnatural Quarter, it's either a feast or an orgy of malefactors. Just as Chambeaux & Deyer's former client, frog demon Lurrm, is celebrating the opening of the Recompose Spa, his smartly refurbished zombie bathhouse, the competition between Alastair Cumulus III and Chambeaux's client Thunder Dick over which of them will be elected head of the Weather Wizards Fraternal Order breaks into open warfare, as each wizard stoops to new lows to undermine the other. Mr. Bignome, head of a ring of garden gnomes that robs flower shops, compounds his felonies by stealing the glorious baritone voice of Stentor, the ogre opera star who's frantic that he'll get fired by The Phantom of the Opera. Twelve-year-old junior mad scientist Jody Caligari seizes the moment to ask Chambeaux to take on a pro bono case: overturning his eviction from the underground lab he'd rented from fearsome Ah'Chulhu, the demon sewer landlord who's the richly tentacled half-breed son of a pair of Senior Citizen Gods. Ah'Chulhu, it [...]
Wed, Aug 13, 2014
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Many of you have followed my blogs about my adventures while hiking, often with my brother-in-law Tim. We both just completed the 500-mile Colorado Trail together, and we've both summited all 54 mountain peaks in Colorado over 14,000 ft. Along the way we've learned much, experienced much, and built up some great stories to tell. WordFire Press just released Tim's book TALES FROM THE TRAILS, which collects the best stories of those adventures. It is available now in trade paperback and in all eBook formats. Here's the introduction I wrote for the book: Getting away from it all—and getting to the heart of it all. S o far the dentist appointment has been the best part of the day—and that should tell you what kind of day it was. Numerous deadlines, complications, and administrative details as the publisher of Wordfire Press; several new releases coming out at once as well as some major revisions to a six hundred page novel manuscript of my own; a looming deadline for an entirely different (an entirely unfinished) novel manuscript and travel arrangements for a convention appearance; ninety-six story submissions to read for two anthologies my wife and I are editing … and on top of it [...]
Tue, Aug 12, 2014
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