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A tough pill to swallow

Posted by Dean Siemon on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, In : Creative writing 
I talked to a friend who recently brought me to reality. My decision to self-publish was not the right decision.

I also need to rethink my approach with writing. I need to figure out how to get a good editor to help me with proofreading. I need to research, when the new book is perfectly finished, how to get a literary agent to help get my work to the largest audience possible.

Lately, I've been depressed and frustrated. But it still leads to my determination. My recent mistakes leads me to ref...
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A bit of a writing rut at home

Posted by Dean Siemon on Monday, November 21, 2011, In : Creative writing 
I write very often, obviously, for my job at the Nisqually Valley News. No probelm. Writing an average of 10 stories per week with a variety of topics - sports, politics, human interest, crime, etc.

Then I get home ... I know I have an idea for a novel. To write a fictionalized tale of my first job as a one-man sports department for a weekly newspaper. Having traveled 2,000 miles to move out from his mom's house to his professional career.

I know how the story goes, what will happen, who he wil...
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