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Bennett R. Coles I always remind myself that the first draft is just that - the first draft. It doesn't matter if what I write is complete garbage, since I can always…moreI always remind myself that the first draft is just that - the first draft. It doesn't matter if what I write is complete garbage, since I can always go back and fix it, but the most important thing is just to write SOMETHING. Writer's block is best overcome by forcing yourself to just start, and not worrying about how inelegant, irrelevant or illegible the writing is. Once you get started, 90% of the time the creative juices will start flowing - often in delightfully unexpected ways.(less)
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Author: Bennett R. Coles

Date: June 23, 2015

It's nearly launch time! After eighteen months of self-imposed exile from the public, Virtues of War is being relaunched through Titan Books, bigger and better.



I'd be lying if I said I wasn't excited. And nervous. I've done two book launches as an author before, but never at the scale of this one. In a sense it's very much like a rocket launch - everyo...

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Maureen Mullis Hi Bennett! Thank you for inviting a fellow author into your circle of friends here on Goodreads. I hope you'll add my novels What Would Nancy Do?, In the Company of Women, The Christmas to Remember and Finding Normal to your to-read list. I look forward to reading your book reviews and recommendations. Happy reading!


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