And I rarely do this, but It’s Dave Freer’s Birthday, also the anniversary of his first novel sale. You can wish him a happy B’day here on LJ , on Facebook personally, and or by joining his fan page.
Archive for August, 2009
Tags: dave freer, off topic
Tags: professionalism, the art and science of writing, tools of the trade
About once a week I get an email via my contact form asking me; "What’s an .rtf format?" While I understand that not everyone has used computers since they were in grade school (or younger) a word processor is your main tool of work. Not knowing basic things like common file types, how to check […]
Tags: advice, good service, tools of the trade
All of us have made complaints about bad businesses. Hell, I did a con report last year where I did everything but name the employees responsible for a ruined evening. Few of us ever thank good businesses publicly. Here’s one that’s moderately on topic, and useful to more than one person out there. The folks at Dynoplex […]
Tags: ambrose, cover art, crooked way, james enge
Here’s the latest rendering of the cover for This Crooked Way
Tags: dave freer, dragons ring, sample chapters
Dave Freer’s Dragon’s Ring has some tantalizing sample chapters right here for your pleasure. Enjoy
Judging by the fact that several people have showed me links to things that happened at Worldcon, or blog posts about them… I’m not entirely sad I missed it. Anyone go and actually have fun and not get involved with something that led to a massive flamewar?
Tags: dave freer, dragons ring, friends and fiends
In this copy you can read the cover blurbs and jacket flaps.
Tags: cover art, dave freer, dragons ring, friends and fiends
The long anticipated truly drool worthy cover to Dragons Ring by Dave Freer (click to enlarge).
One of my friends has an active 8 yr old boy. She’s (my friend) not a big reader, and I don’t actually remember what I read at that age. We were looking for suggestions and a little info on the book. Thanks!
Tags: questions asked, writing
Which part of writing the book do you as a writer dislike most? I’ve heard some writers say they can’t stand the middle of the book for all it’s complexities and the balancing that needs to be done. I’ve heard others lament the early going as they try and set the avalanche in motion. Still […]