Author Archives: Mark Oetjens

I’m Moving!

Hi All. I just wanted to let everyone know that this will be my last post at the URL. As of March 2nd I will be moving my blog to the Conquer Publishing website. Actually, that’s not true. I’m not … Continue reading

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Star Wars’ Influence and My Next Novel

I don’t deny that Star Wars was a major influence on me while writing The Staff of Rahgorra. I don’t deny it. I embrace it. I pay tribute to the Star Wars franchise throughout my novel by naming minor characters, … Continue reading

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Seeking Business Relationships

As many of you know I run a small, one-man publishing company called Conquer Publishing (see the header logo). I was wondering if any other self published authors or small business owners (you don’t necessarily have to be in the … Continue reading

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Rough Few Weeks

Hi All, For various reasons, too mundane to get into now, I’ve had a rough few weeks. Writing is going extremely slow and a 2012 release date for Resistance and Rebellion is unlikely. That being said I will continue to … Continue reading

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Back to Work

This will be an extremely short post. I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving. I spent two weeks in Michigan visiting my family. During that time I received the email I’ve been waiting for. Work on Resistance and Rebellion will … Continue reading

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What to do? What to do?

Hi everybody (every time I write that I can’t help but hear Dr. Nick’s voice from the Simpsons), I’ve been going through a bit of a dilemma for the past month or so. I put out a call on several … Continue reading

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Interesting (As I raise just one eyebrow.)

The other day I sat down at my usual time to write, just like I’ve done everyday for the past few months. I wrote for maybe ten or fifteen minutes before I got sidetracked by something. I don’t even remember … Continue reading

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