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Spencer Hixon
Writer, gamer, home-brewer, guitarist, Episcopalian, dad
Writer, gamer, home-brewer, guitarist, Episcopalian, dad
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spencerhixon.com is now live!

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New Website!
Good morning/afternoon/evening/night! Since I have been focusing on becoming more professional, I took it upon myself to begin setting up a personal website.  I went ahead and got a head shot, asked my brother to work on a few images for me, and started wor...

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Being a #gamer is hard if you want to want to be a #writer  too.

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Power Overwhelming
Hi. My name is Spencer. And I'm an altaholic. What is an altaholic?  Well, it means I play video games (or at least I used to).  It means I play MMORPGs.  It means that WHEN I play an MMO, I generally make a lot  of characters. For instance, my favorite gam...

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A lot of work goes into #branding yourself as an #author. I'm just starting to learn what I need to do.

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Branding
So a good step in getting an agent is to get an audience first.  Agents like knowing the person has saleability.  In an attempt to get a larger audience, I have decided to do several things: Return to writing short stories.  I will be writing more short sto...

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The first rule to becoming a writer is to write. But the second may separate the amateurs from the professionals. #writing   #publishing  

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How to get Published Step One: Don't Despair
I've spent the last several days reading up on just what it takes to be a published author.  Let me tell you, it's not easy. Then again, you knew that already, didn't you? There are a lot of things that one needs to consider, not the least of which is "HOW ...

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My novel, A Sinister Love, is done! Now to find a publisher.

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A Sinister Love
I have finally done it!  I have finished my first novel!  Hopefully soon, you will be able to purchase A Sinister Love and enjoy it yourself. I started this journey about 6 years ago.  I've dedicated endless weekends and getaways, nap times and nights to th...
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