Monthly Archives: June 2014

This Plugs into What?

If you are buying a new computer be aware that most of them don’t come with “instructions” anymore. In most cases, not even a “Quiick Start” guide. I guess the manufacturers assume that we all know everything about computers – … Continue reading

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Cheap Books!

I’ve touched on this before, but I think it bears repeating. I have a few friends who say things like, “Oh, I don’t have a Kindle,” or “I don’t have an iPad,” or “You know, I just LIKE the feel … Continue reading

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Just Do it!

I read a fascinating article by a design artist whose ideas seem perfect for anyone who aspires to be a writer. If someone tells him something won’t work, it is a sure bet he will do it. That’s good advice … Continue reading

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Shorties, anyone?

I am always pleased when someone buys one of my novels. No, I don’t make a living writing and very few people do. You really have to reach a level of reader, such as those who are James Patterson fans, … Continue reading

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Aunt Mamie and Stan Kenton!

One thing that comes with getting older is that your brain gets filled up with memories. And some of them are pleasant and amusing. I was listening to some of my favorite old jazz recordings last week and a thought … Continue reading

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FREE book coming!

Hello, friend. (Notice that is not plural because I only had two people reading this blog and one of them died). But this short note to my reader: If you know anyone who has not read the first Jack Steven’s … Continue reading

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Joe is at it AGAIN!

Well, my old friend Joe Banks is at it again. (He’s not really a friend of mine; I just thought I’d be nice). Joseph Banks is a men’s shop in my area and I am sure you have one in … Continue reading

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