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Things I'd like to say

Mont Eldalard and Rivar Larin, Seat of Ainiald (Chapter 10) 
(ok, it's really Prague, or maybe Budapest, but they have their similarities)

   I have to admit, finding a sale pop up, and they do trickle in slowly, is the inspiration needed to keep going.  I write slowly, time constraints mostly, and as chapter two of book three stares me in the face, it makes me think -- "will anyone like my series?" Heck, does anyone like this blog? But I march forward. Maybe I'll be next Herman Melville whose Moby-Dick found popularity long after his death. Somber thought. I could give writing tips, like a lot of blogs do, or marketing advice, or how to find an agent, but what the heck do I know. But I do have a story to tell, and I hope you like it. If you don't like it, that's ok...we're still friends.
   All right, back to chapter two. "Andro entered a favorite place in the forest..." 

Comments

Janalyn Voigt said…
I like your blog.:o)

Keep writing!
James said…
Thx Janalyn.
Julee J. Adams said…
Great pictures! Did you use Outskirts Press? I've looked at them, but still researching.

http://fateandfaith-julee.blogspot.com/2011/05/follow-friday-and-my-first-attempt-at.html

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