Monthly Archives: February 2015

THE TATTOOED ANGEL – a Time-travel

Today, I’m going to indulge in a little self/book-promotion for my latest release. Actually, the word indulge isn’t accurate because the land of marketing has always been a very uncomfortable place for me to hang out. I might indulge in a long soak … Continue reading

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A BOOK REVIEW: YOU HAD TO BE THERE by Gene Gorman

Gene Gorman’s memoir, You Had to Be There, is a roller coaster ride that takes the reader from Gorman’s childhood to the horrors of Vietnam, his descent into alcoholism, his fight for sobriety and following success as a salesman, entrepreneur, … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY’S WISDOM A Quote by C.J. CHERRYH

It is perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly. – C. J. Cherryh

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PULP FICTION BOOK COVERS THAT WILL LEAVE YOU WONDERING….

We’ve come a long way since  pulp-fiction book covers like these graced the corner drugstore’s book racks. Or have we? You be the judge. ****************************************************************************** I’ve looked at this and looked at this and I can’t figure out what’s going … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY’S WISDOM, A Quote By Raymond E. Feist

When you’re writing, the most important thing, your north star, is the ending. Every word you write should be weighed against that, and if it isn’t contributing to your ending, it’s a sideline and should be omitted. Readers know instinctively when … Continue reading

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BOOKS, CANDY, AND THE CONUMDRUM OF SALESMANSHIP

  The most frightening experience of my childhood had nothing to do with monsters in the closet, bad dreams, vampires, werewolves, or the latest episode of The Twilight Zone. Those were the things normal children were afraid of. Every spring, … Continue reading

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WEDNESDAY’S WISDOM a Quote by Michael Crichton

Books aren’t written, they’re rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn’t quite done it. Michael Crichton

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