Tag Archives: Writing

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Writing about the Military

The Two Navy Guys have a guest post running over at C. S. Lakin’s website, Live Write Thrive. today about some of our pet peeves that crop up in stories with military characters. Here’s our opening paragraph: As long as … Continue reading

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6 Writing Techniques I Learned at Storymasters

I have a guest post running over at Writer Unboxed today about my experience attending my first writing workshop. Here’s the opening paragraph: Sometimes you just need to jump into the deep end of the pool. Take, for example, my … Continue reading

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APOCALYPSE WEIRD: What It Is and Why YOU Should Care

APOCALYPSE WEIRD is the first offering from Wonderment Media, a cadre of creative professionals who seek a middle path between the (often warring) camps of independent and traditional publishers. Take note; whether you’re a reader or a writer, the AW … Continue reading

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Putting Minnesota in WEAPONS OF MASS DECEPTION

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel where we are less than a month from release of our co-written military thriller, Weapons of Mass Deception. Last year, when we set out to write our novel, we laid out … Continue reading

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New Release: I, CAROLINE by David Bruns

Sometimes, there’s a story behind the story. That’s certainly the case with I, Caroline, my latest release…. A few months ago I reviewed an anthology of short stories called The Telepath Chronicles. A little research told me that this was … Continue reading

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How Much Does It Cost to Self-Publish Your Novel?

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the place where you get to watch a pair of Navy vets write a military thriller. Missed an episode? Visit our webpage to get caught up. Since Weapons of Mass Deception … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: WEAPONS OF MASS DECEPTION – Chapter 2

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the blog series where we answer the age-old question: how many Navy officers does it take to write a spy novel? (Answer: two). If you’re looking for previous episodes, you can … Continue reading

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Processing Feedback from Beta Readers

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the site where two ex-Navy officers, JR and David, let you look over our shoulder as we write a military thriller, Weapons of Mass Deception. Together! Yes, it can be done. … Continue reading

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Unmasking our Beta Reader Superheroes

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the blog series where you get to watch two ex-Navy officers co-write a military thriller. If you’d like to catch up on past episodes, check out our website. Ding-dong, the draft … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: Audiobooks for Indies by Simon Whistler

A few months ago, I got an out-of-the-blue email from a former business colleague asking how my writing career was going. He wanted to know when I was planning to release the audio version of my book. He explained that … Continue reading

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