Author Archives: Bud Bane

Killing A Darling

One of the more famous–and often abused but that’s for another posting–quotes on writing is from William Faulkner, who said that in writing you must “kill your darlings”. As one who writes horror and thriller tales, I’ve certainly been known … Continue reading

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On Inspirations…

Not long ago I wrote here about where story ideas come from, and according to my blog stats that has been a fairly popular posting, so I thought I’d share a quick summary of where the story idea for my … Continue reading

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Writing Heroes

This is about honoring, in my own very small way, individuals who put service to others above their own safety. Continue reading

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Back To Reality

My first ever free giveaway promo for kindle editions of “It Came From The Rocks” has ended. For the 3 days during the promo the story was sitting near the top of 2 Best Sellers lists on Amazon. That was fun. Continue reading

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Where Do Story Ideas Come From?

“Where Do Story Ideas Come From?” Seems to be a question many aspiring writers have. Continue reading

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Top 20 on 2 Best Seller Lists!

My novella,”It Came From The Rocks”, has hit the Top 20 on 2 of Amazon’s Kindle Store Best Seller lists in just 3 days! It also received it’s first review, a positive 4 stars. Continue reading

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It Came From The Rocks – Free for Kindle and Trade Paperback available

My novella, It Came From The Rocks, will be free for Kindle over the next 3 days on Amazon.com – and is available in trade paper print version now too Continue reading

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It Came From The Rocks – Published Dec. 2012

“It Came From The Rocks” novella has been published on Amazon. Continue reading

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Big Advantage To Indie Publishing: Risk Taking

Thinking about creators in other crafts who refuse to keep pumping out the same formulaic product over and over, it makes me wonder why writers tend to be the exact opposite. Continue reading

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Interesting Times For Writers and Self Publishers

Great work just needs to be out there, and with an almost level playing field, great works from self-publishing authors can rise to the top Continue reading

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