Updates

Another Miniseries

Sorry for the short post this week, but it does contain some important news. If you’ve been following the blog, then you know that I’ve been experimenting with a new […]

Books

Hokum

All the time, people tell me, “Thanks for all your advice, Mr. Horne. By golly, I’d love to be a scifi/fantasy author, but I can’t come up with any good […]

Authors

A Child Called “Disappointment”

If you’re anything like me, you feel that the Harry Potter series ended too soon. Just imagine what might have been. I mean, the world that was introduced over the […]

Lifestyle

The Importance of Taking Vacations

Why yes, it is very important to take vacations. Very important indeed. Yes, I think I should go to great lengths here, for everyone’s sake, to extol the importance of […]

Authors

EXP

John Grisham was a trial lawyer. Ernest Hemingway was an ambulance driver in World War I. Theodore Seuss Giesel stole Christmas eight years in a row. These are great authors, and […]

Authors

How do I Know if I’ve Succeeded?

As an up and coming author, your biggest question will always be “When?” When will I land an agent? When will my book find a publisher? Or, in the even […]

Authors

Monetizing a Blog

Becoming a writer means putting up with a lot of things. Most of those things are necessary if you want to keep being a writer. Your revenue stream is your life […]

Updates

Two New Posts this Week (Not Counting this One)

Once again, Mr. Horne’s Book of Secrets will be forced to post later in the week than originally scheduled. But this time, it’s a good thing because you are going to […]