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Saturday, August 10, 2013

Too many stories to write

I've been working on numerous stories lately. For some reason, I begin a new story, get excited about it, start writing and then a new idea pops up and I abandon what I'm writing to write something new. Is this a good idea? From one point of view I believe it's good since I'm getting new ideas for stories; however I would prefer to stick with one story and have those ideas translate into that story.  For example--I was writing a comedic story about a bunch of frat guys running a pizza place and the countless funny events that took place. It was taking shape and then on one of my daily walks I saw a house being built in the woods and suddenly an idea for a horror story came about and I began outlining it when I got back. I began writing that story and then I ran into an old friend who asked when I was going to release Scammer 3. I told him that I had outlined it but hadn't begun writing it. I glanced at the documents section on my laptop and saw that I have 18 unfinished stories and about 12 additional outlines. I'm happy I have ideas for stories but I need to get my butt in gear and stick with one. Perhaps it's my attention span not being all there or I'm just nuts!
Does anyone else have this issue?
Thanks for reading!

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Finally writing again after Candy Crush Addiction!

Hello followers and friends,

It's been awhile since I've posted. I took a few month hiatus to clear my mind, brainstorm ideas and expand my day job (pest control). Now that the kids are in camp and the daily grind is more organized than before, I've gotten back to writing finally. I really did miss it and every day I would tell myself to get out the laptop, stop playing Candy Crush (so addictive!) and start to write. After a few minutes of blank thoughts, Candy Crush made an appearance and when I'd run out of lives it was back to playing Bejeweled Blitz. No willpower on my part but there could be worse things I could be doing.

Then one day while I was out working I had an inspection at a house on the east end of Long Island. Next to the house was a run down, old looking shell of a house. I asked the customer what happened to the house and she said an old hermit-type man lived there. BOOM! My mind raced and as I had forty minutes to drive home I thought about writing a horror book about the house and the old man. Happily I began in this week and have already written over 7000 words after outlining the story and it is flowing nicely.

I was stalled on writing the sequel to Scammer 2 and had begun writing a comedy story based on my work at a pizzaria. Now I feel inspired again to write and am excited. My outline has changed many times as I keep brainstorming for new ideas and I can say this the most thought provoking work I have written to date.
I just hope I'll finish it.!

Thanks for reading!

Friday, February 8, 2013

Scammer 2 Free giveaway this weekend! 2/9 and 2/10

Hi, while you're all getting buried in the snow this weekend download my new novel "Scammer 2" free on kindle this weekend.

here's the facebook link to the event   https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/161937513954570/

You can also go right to Amazon and download it direct saturday and sunday.

Thank you and hope Nemo is a small storm! fingers crossed!



Saturday, February 2, 2013

Free Scammer2 Super Bowl Giveaway

Hi

Get Scammer 2 on February 3, 2013 for free download on Amazon Kindle.
http://www.amazon.com/Scammer-2-ebook/dp/B00AVMAEIK


Will be available 12:00 am Pacific Time. Just click and download.

Hope you enjoy the book and the game!

Anthony.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Donation sent to Newtown Youth and Family

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Glad we all got together and helped these people.

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