Monthly Archives: March 2015

You’re Invited! Join us in the 21st Century!

I was chatting with a friend on ham radio the other day and he asked me how the editing was coming along on my next novel “September Song,” which will be out by summer. It’s about two thirds through the … Continue reading

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Get Rich, sloooooooowly!

You want to get rich? Give up writing and apply for a job as the garbage collector. Just for fun (?) I decided to try to figure out my “hourly rate” as a writer. A little background first – I … Continue reading

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A really Cheap Trick!

You know what pisses me off? I mean, really. Along with my novels, I have a number of short stories published on Amazon. And there is some jerk who, from time to time, buys one of those short stories, reads … Continue reading

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The TOP 100!

I was just checking what Amazon feels are the top 100 books at the moment. And it is discouraging for a conscientious writer. Fully 80% of the books that the public prefer are Romance Fiction (Gone Girl) or pornography (50 … Continue reading

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“Tropical Knights” FREE this Week!

If anyone is interested “Tropical Knights” (the first book in the Jack Steven’s Adventure series) is FREE this week through Wednesday, March 18th. You, or anyone else can download a free copy at this link: http://www.amazon.com/Tropical-Knights-Jack-Stevens-Adventures-ebook/dp/B006BANHEY/ref=pd_sim_kstore_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=01RZZJZ952P8FH58PVAK Just click the link … Continue reading

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Hotel? “Cheevahgo!”

We have, on our local TV, a commercial where the spokesman touts a website that searches for the best price for hotel rooms. Perhaps you have seen it also. It is sponsored by “Trivago.” Maybe those who wrote and produced … Continue reading

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What is a good Editor Worth?

Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald had Max Perkins, I have John Doyle. What do I have in common with Ernie and Scotty? Nothing. They were magnificent writers, I am a scribbler. But Max and John have a lot in … Continue reading

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