Author Archives: ben

Dearest Reader – I’ve Discovered a Midget Village

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Dearest reader, I thought of you today. I’ve been hard at work on the final draft of The Mechanical Menace and as I toiled on the fight scene that occurs in the Midget Village you crept into my head. What would you think of it? What would you think of me? That an entire community was constructed at three quarter ... Read More »

How to Author: 5 Ways to Write Faster

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Today we’ll discuss five different ways you can write faster. WATCH MORE HOW TO AUTHOR Read More »

How to Author: 5 Reasons to Have a Nemesis

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If you’re enjoying How To Author, please visit iTunes and leave ranking or review. If you’re not enjoying it, here’s another episode to disappoint you. WATCH MORE HOW TO AUTHOR Read More »

How to Author: Writing Better Fight Scenes

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It’s really easy to screw up a fight scene. But, I’ve written plenty so I’m going to share some tips on how to make them great. I also interview Steven Luna about the fight scenes in his book Songs from the Phenomenal Nothing. WATCH MORE HOW TO AUTHOR   Read More »

How to Author: Voices in Our Head

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Do you write to keep the voices in your head quiet? Then you need to see this. WATCH MORE HOW TO AUTHOR   Read More »

How to Author: Signing an Endorsement

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As a professional author, people are going to want to trade on your success. Be careful who you give your name to. WATCH MORE HOW TO AUTHOR Read More »

I’m a Podcast Now

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I’m happy to announce that How to Author is now available at the iTunes stores as a free podcast. Subscribe and all new episodes will download automatically as soon as they’re posted.    I’ve been having a lot of fun making these videos and wanted to get your thoughts. What do you like/not like about How to Author? What topics ... Read More »

How to Author: Where Ideas Come From

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Where do authors get their ideas? It’s not the muse. That’s for sure. WATCH MORE HOW TO AUTHOR Read More »

How to Author: An Apology to English Majors

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I said some things and I’m sorry. WATCH MORE HOW TO AUTHOR Read More »

How to Author: Five Writing Advices

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In today’s video I share five pieces of writing wisdom and it’s sure to upset somebody. WATCH MORE HOW TO AUTHOR Read More »