Tag Archives: Dean Wesley Smith

Escape to New Worlds

TweetWe all need a break from the daily grind of work, family, and politics.  The Escapist Bundle on Storybundle has arrived just in time to satisfy that need!  There’s a wealth of great fiction in a variety of genres from … Continue reading

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Reviews for The Digital Sea

TweetSince the publication of The Digital Sea back in January, I’ve been rather busy.  I finished the first draft of my alt-history novel The Fires of Alexandria, gotten my YA speculative fiction novel Gamers ready for publication (hopefully to be … Continue reading

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A Fantastic Week in Oregon

TweetWhew. Today I’m an exhausted but happy writer.  Last week I had the pleasure of being involved with two Dean & Kris workshops on the Oregon coast.  The atmosphere, learning and people were fantastic. The week was nothing short of mind-blowing … Continue reading

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A World Without Gatekeepers

TweetIt used to be that every industry had its gatekeepers. Music had the fat guys with cigars that Pink Floyd loved to sing about.  Factories had foreman that slapped each other on the back.  Corporations had bosses that controlled resources. … Continue reading

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The Practice of Failure

Tweet Failure can often be a predictor of future success.  It’s known that a bank is more willing to give a loan to a business person that has previously failed with another business than one right out of the gate … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Dogged Persistance

TweetI finished reading the book Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell today.  One theme from the book was the idea that 10,000 hours of meaningful work within a skill set will make you an expert.  A brief example from the book is … Continue reading

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