Hey Folks! Sorry for the radio silence, but I’ve been locked out of my WordPress.com account for the last couple of days. Actually, I was greeted by this ominous message: When I saw this message, I probably looked something like this: And then, after trying to log in a second time as if that might help, I probably looked like this: It’s also quite likely that I looked like this in the moments to follow: You might run into this message if you’ve violated the WordPress.com TOS, but sometimes mistakes happen and an account might be suspended in error. Or … Continue reading What To Do If Your WordPress.com Account or Blog Is Suspended
I just realized this blog is at 49,983 page views, so by the time you read this, it’ll probably be past 50,000. That seems like a pretty cool achievement since I still have no idea what I’m doing with a blog. To those of you who’ve been reading my work, I just wanted to say thank you for your support. There should be a lot more to come in 2013. In the meantime, here are my five “most-read” posts on this blog if you want to kill a few minutes: Even Stephen King Had to Start Somewhere (14-year-old Stephen King’s submission letter … Continue reading Thank You For 50,000 Page Views
Award-winning author Kealan Patrick Burke was kind enough to ask me to write something about Halloween for his blog. After a week of false starts, I finally realized I had the perfect topic based on something that has been happening to me every time I’ve gone for a run this past week. So if you’d like to read about my nightly meetings with the Grim Reaper, head on over to Kealan’s great blog — and while you’re there, please feel free to comment, say hi, and sign-up for Kealan’s updates. He has a lot of great projects in the works. Continue reading My Halloween Post on Kealan Patrick Burke’s Blog: My Nightly Meeting With the Grim Reaper
Thanks for stopping by my new blog. My name is Brian James Freeman and my purpose here is to discuss writing, editing, reading, and the publishing business. In case you’re wondering if we’ve met at a convention, check out the photo to the right. I was probably the quiet one in the corner, wearing a baseball cap and not saying much. A little about myself to get the ball rolling: I’m the author of The Painted Darkness, Black Fire, Blue November Storms, and The Illustrated Stephen King Trivia Book (with Bev Vincent), along with some short stories and a few essays, too. I wrote Black … Continue reading Welcome!