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Why Do I Write?

I was asked recently a loaded question — why do I write? It’s a good question, but it’s loaded because there are a lot of reasons why I write, many decided because of my particular station in life. If I’m … Continue reading

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More Exposure

I’m IN! The Author Academy Awards selection committee has approved the submission of both Heaven Shining Through and Wisdom From a Father and both books are listed on the Author Academy Awards site. Heaven Shining Through is listed in the Best General Fiction category. … Continue reading

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Health, Family & Other Random Writing

It’s been a straange week. It hasn’t been unusual, but it sure has been straange. Since returning from New York, I have been battling a bad winter cold. It all started with the dripping sinuses that led to congested lungs. … Continue reading

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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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