Tag Archives: negativity

What If Your Hero is a Pessimist?

I’m not 100% sure Rorschach is the best example.  He might be more cynical than pessimistic, but it’s been a while since I saw the movie or read the graphic novel.  I asked a friend if he knew of a … Continue reading

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Hold The Silver Lining

Search for the spark That makes you smile Within the agonizing darkness Grip happiness Whenever it comes in reach For it can be fleeting Hunt for the raindrop That is warm and soothing Among the swarm of icy tears Many … Continue reading

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A Negative World?

First, an apology for changing topics after I promised someone this week would be about outlining.  I moved that to mid-March because I’ve had a lot on my mind.  This probably breaks my ‘no personal’ stuff, but I really need … Continue reading

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Rewards for an Author: Not by the Numbers

We all see posts by authors, myself included, about sales numbers, rankings, reviews, and other things that we accept with glee.  I know during a debut month, these things are very important.  They can make or break an author’s confidence.  … Continue reading

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A Question of Curiosity

I’ve spent some time looking at Amazon reviews of other self-published authors and I stumbled onto a few bizarre ones.  I won’t post them here because I don’t want to give them specific attention.  Now, I have a friend who … Continue reading

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