The Official Site of L. Bachman

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Originally, this blog post began as an essay of what I’ve seen others doing wrong with a different title to help others avoid the mistakes, but when I stopped working on it I realized I had made many of these mistakes myself, even recently! I wanted to step back and start over when I became …

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Where did all of this begin for me, you might ask? Well─ in an unlikely way. When I was a child, my imagination was a wild one, and much to my satisfaction, I’ve managed to keep most of it. Living back in South Florida, we lived in a neighborhood filled with other kids, and we …

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How do you handle literary criticism? I understand its part of the entire industry. I’ve seen it come in several forms like from the editors of my work to even unsolicited reviewers or readers. The only thing that can be done is nod and keep moving forward. How much ‘world building’ takes place before you …

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What other genres do you enjoy reading? Documentaries and biographies ­Have you ever destroyed any of your drafts? Yes. Fiction or non-fiction? Which is easier? Fiction. How many children do you have? Do you see any young writers in any of them? I have one and yes. He’s shown interest. From what he has shared …

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I’m sure many of you have traveled because you’ve published a book. You must do signings, conventions, and appearances to help push your products to audiences and hopefully gain some new readers at the same time. I have done events in the past, probably more, but the biggest worry I had was how to prepare. …

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Writers seldom write the things they think. They simply write the things they think other folks think they think. So this is my two cents; one man’s opinion – I think. I follow a fair number of writers and creators on social media and noticed some of them discuss their creative process a lot more …

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I am from north east Arkansas. After college and moving around many years I returned to the area. My career was in music and music education. It remains a major interest for me. Science fiction and some fantasy tales held my interests from childhood. I got to view many of the 50’s grade B sci-fi …

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