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Q & A

One of the downsides of publishing is the need to promote it … especially if you’re not necessarily into self-promotion. That’s me. I want to build readership {and sales} for the novella Heaven Shining Through and the collection of essays, … Continue reading

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Pity the writer

Mama, don’t let your children grow up to be writers. Okay, you can’t prevent them from expressing themselves — nor would you want to — but season their enthusiasm with a dose of reality. As visions of Stephen King, James … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas friends

There’s an inscription in the book George Bailey receives in It’s a Wonderful Life. It read, “… remember, no man is a failure who has friends …” George, of course, was pretty despondent facing embarrassment and bankruptcy for something that … Continue reading

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Last call

It looks like today is the last day for Round II balloting for AllAuthor’s Cover of the Month contest. I’m not sure I’ll survive the round, but I am proud of the way the cover has been received and thankful … Continue reading

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Dover-Foxcroft Love

Wisdom From a Father was officially introduced to the Dover-Foxcroft community today (Dec. 6) at a presentation at the Thompson Free Library — despite the fact the book continues to be a no-show. There were a half dozen in attendance, … Continue reading

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Launch Time

The formal launch of Wisdom From a Father is now history. It made its sort of debut on a snowy Sunday afternoon in Seneca County, NY, and on line at facebook.com/wisdomfromafather/ Wisdom From a Father. That’s a high bar and … Continue reading

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Retirement … Sweet Retirement

It’s been approximately 16 months since I stopped punching the time clock {actually, I haven’t punched a time clock since the early summer jobs of my youth, but I digress} and stepped into “retirement.” It has been quite an experience … Continue reading

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