Hook becomes a (self) published author.

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  1. RickAgresta

    RickAgresta Peanut, leader of the Peanutty Forces

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    Your post liked for the last sentence, Edmund, not for the earlier words <g>
     
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    Sounds like a good interpretation of my LinkedIn profile.
     
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  3. Hook

    Hook Caught Watching Prawn

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    Thanks for the kind words, Edmund. For me it took finding a method and workflow that worked-- and it took me 55 years to find those. I think I was lazy before 55. :vbwink:
     
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    Ah, that is inspirational (or is that "inspiring") because it means I still have a few years before I write myself off completely :D
     
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  5. EdmundDantes

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    Jig, if I had a LinkedIn profile, I would probably add those descriptors to mine...
     
  6. Hook

    Hook Caught Watching Prawn

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    And, now, almost 4 years later, I've just (self) published the novel I've been working on for 6 years.

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07NTH3RZH

    This is a stand-alone novel, not part of any series, and a much longer work than the Hard Case books. This is an urban fantasy, meaning it takes place in a contemporary setting but has people brushing up against magic.

    I learned a lot writing this novel. It is still moonlighting-- I have time to write, but not time for marketing. But that's okay. I'm an old guy telling stories I would want to read as I have time. Maybe things will change when I retire, but I'm enjoying this.
     
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  7. RickAgresta

    RickAgresta Peanut, leader of the Peanutty Forces

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    Coolness! Yet another DL'd book added to the To•Be•Read stack of 0's & 1's <g> :vbrolleyes:
     
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    I got mine! :thumbsup:
     
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  9. EdmundDantes

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    Great news Hook. Despite what I wrote in 2015, I've gone back to trying my (weak) hand at writing again. Working on both a longer piece and also trying to break out a short story from the material in the tried and true style of most first time writers (at least the ones I knew in college). Usually, first timers try autobiographical fiction collections of connected short stories. You read these kinds of pieces in The New Yorker, etc.
     
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    Edmund, what you're writing would fall in what genre, broadly speaking? Thriller, mystery, SF, etc?
     

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