Monthly Archives: January 2016


Short stories don’t earn their authors staggering amounts of money, even when sold at professional rates.  At a very solid $0.05 per word, a typical short story in the 3,000 to 5,000 word range is generating $150 to $250.  Semi-pro … Continue reading

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2016: Up, Up, Up, Can Only Go Up From Here…

Baby 2016 is curled up and sleeping soundly, so let’s take a few minutes to discuss goals for the coming year before the little fellow wakes up and starts screaming. My word count has slipped from 58,000 in 2013 to … Continue reading

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2015 in Review: …yeah.

It’s coming to an end, so let’s see what goals were achieved in 2015 and which were not… I had set the target of 58,000 words this year, and while I don’t have an exact total at hand, there’s little … Continue reading

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