Travis Heermann

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Freelance writer, English instructor, poker player, biker, and roustabout, Travis Heermann is the author of two published novels, a metric ton of role-playing game work both in print and online, and has sold short fiction pieces to several anthologies and magazines. He taught English in Japan for three years, where he stood out like a space alien with his head on fire. He now lives in a much larger world than before, and has two long-cherished dreams: a NYT bestseller and a seat in the World Series of Poker.

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Travis Heermann Writer's block is a luxury that professional writers can't afford. There are times when the brain has to percolate on a story, so then it's a good…moreWriter's block is a luxury that professional writers can't afford. There are times when the brain has to percolate on a story, so then it's a good idea to go get some exercise or do something else for a while, during those times it often happens the answer to whatever your question comes to you.
Mainly, writers must write. Period. You show up with your butt in the chair, every day. Sometimes what comes out is good, sometimes its not. But you're still making progress, even if you have to go back and edit later.
Everybody has good days, where everything comes together, and bad days, where nothing does. Worrying about writer's block gives it too much power over you.(less)
Travis Heermann The best thing is that I get to open up my imagination and pour it out onto the page, to create stories and characters and love, and that these…moreThe best thing is that I get to open up my imagination and pour it out onto the page, to create stories and characters and love, and that these stories and characters, like pebbles thrown into a pond, ripple out to make an impact on people.(less)
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Lucinda Travis,
Thanks for acepting my friendship request. I look forward to reading "Heart of the Ronin".


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