The Official Site of L. Bachman

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Recently, I came across a post from http://www.ebookandpod.com about A Writer’s Manifesto and became inspired. I highly recommend everyone read it, not just writers and published authors. It reignited me after a few days of feeling down and doubting myself, possibly even quitting the industry altogether. I had, a few days ago, began staring at …

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With past books, my inspiration generally came with my dreams. My Guardians series (the first of this series being published by Burning Willow Press) and Wolfe’s Fayt: The Rescue are main examples of this. There were a few times where I had a generalized thought and felt that it would make for a good book. …

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You will have to go to each link and read their submission requirements fully before submitting, but these are the top websites/publications paying for poetry entries! Alban Lake Publishing Winter Tangerine Space and Time Kaleidotrope Eye to the Telescope Check out HorrorTree.com to find more information on places taking submissions and so much more!

I had the honor to get a hold of some of Mr. Sowder’s time and ask him a few questions. I wanted to do a more in-depth follow-up to the post I did called The Word: Mythbusting – Stereotypes and Misconceptions of Self-pubbing and independent pubbing and that’s what this is meant to be. I …

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From the outside, one could easily look at the independent and self-publishing community as weird, a big joke, or even bizarre. Through my years of jumping from self-published, to being signed to a small press, and back again I have seen many conflicts arise. Authors/writers becoming upset in a vague post or this person saying …

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At nine years old, I walked home from school each day to hunch over my wooden desk and furiously write a horror story on the wide-ruled paper of a notepad. I included elements of friendship and love, mystery and adventure, and the haunting images from my too-active imagination. I finished the short tale over a …

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