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Staying Positive

Staying Positive by Vaughn Treude Over the years I’ve attended many science fiction conventions, both as a fan meeting my favorite personalities and as a writer promoting my work. Last week (July 1-4, 2017) the regional science fiction convention Westercon … Continue reading

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Cover Design for Independent Authors

Cover Design for Independent Authors by Vaughn Treude If you search “cover design” online, you’ll find that many writers say “Don’t do your own covers.” They mention the many pre-made designs available for purchase and recommend using one of those. … Continue reading

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Don’t Know Much About History*

Don’t Know Much About History* by Vaughn Treude To be successful, works of historical fiction – or those of a quasi-historical genre – need to have an air of authenticity. Thousands of readers would love to catch an author in … Continue reading

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Steampunk: Tales of Future Past

Steampunk: Tales of Future Past by Vaughn Treude Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction that has become quite popular in recent years. As the name implies, it features steam-era technology in a historical or fantasy setting. It has also … Continue reading

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