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Signs of Fiction

Who am I writing for?

Who am I writing for?

Writing for oneself versus writing for an audience isn’t a binary choice. It’s a spectrum with many positions in between.

Who am I writing for?

Writing for oneself versus writing for an audience isn’t a binary choice. It’s a spectrum with many positions in between.

How many characters is too much?

How many characters is too much?

My novel’s opening chapters have fifteen to twenty characters introduced over a few days. Is that “too many?”

How many characters is too much?

My novel’s opening chapters have fifteen to twenty characters introduced over a few days. Is that “too many?”

My debut novel is out now.

My debut novel is out now.

Nothing in life is guaranteed (except something going wrong). Considering Amazon's strict book review policy, I cannot check if you wrote a review on Amazon (though it would be awesome if you did).

My debut novel is out now.

Nothing in life is guaranteed (except something going wrong). Considering Amazon's strict book review policy, I cannot check if you wrote a review on Amazon (though it would be awesome if you did).

Something went wrong (formatting)

Something went wrong (formatting)

I used a Monospace font for a small number of electronic messages and Small caps for telepathic thoughts projected into someone’s mind. I styled everything else in either Roman or italics.

Something went wrong (formatting)

I used a Monospace font for a small number of electronic messages and Small caps for telepathic thoughts projected into someone’s mind. I styled everything else in either Roman or italics.

Who is "jojo"? (About pen names)

Who is "jojo"? (About pen names)

In the age of marketplace algorithms, alternate pen names for different target audiences help teach AIs to treat these names as separate authors.

Who is "jojo"? (About pen names)

In the age of marketplace algorithms, alternate pen names for different target audiences help teach AIs to treat these names as separate authors.

Proofreading Starts Now!

Proofreading Starts Now!

The day has come. Glitches of Gods, my debut novel, is available for proofreading. I spent four thousand hours writing this book. Now, I'll let you read it for free....

Proofreading Starts Now!

The day has come. Glitches of Gods, my debut novel, is available for proofreading. I spent four thousand hours writing this book. Now, I'll let you read it for free....

Jurgen Appelo

"Maintenance is how the universe curbs productive people."