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Mailing list fun

The second giveaway on Goodreads is over and it’s time to send out copies of What Next? to the lucky winners. I am excited to be shipping these books out and not just for the chance at more readers leaving reviews.  There are a lot of things I find fun about mailing lists.  I wonder… Read more »

Is my face red!

A special emergency Sunday edition of the blog for a big mea culpa! So there I am, cleaning the shower doors and mirrors when I am saved from my least favorite thing in the world (cleaning) by the sound of an email.  Now, normally, an email isn’t enough to get me to jump up and… Read more »

Editing as a second language

I mentioned recently that I had joined a review group to help drum up greater awareness for my books.  This is different from a writers group, a place where writers read and critique work within the group in order to improve the writing and the writer.  The purpose of the review group is strictly to… Read more »

Blogging on vacation

Time for my annual trip to spend Christmas week with my best friend and her family out in North Las Vegas (well off the strip). During my vacation, I usually stop blogging.  That’s not because of limited internet access so much as limited time access.  She and her husband tend to keep me pretty busy… Read more »

To read or not to read…that is the question.

I’m confused. Yes, that’s not exactly breaking news, but this is something new, so bear with me. You all know about my giveaways on Goodreads (or you should, by now, I’ve mentioned them enough).  The online reading/reviewing site keeps track of the people who put in requests for the book(s) and lets me know on… Read more »

Confessions of a mail order man

You can’t outrun your past. Many years ago, I used to buy and sell paper collectibles.  Comics, magazines, books, stamps, cards…all sorts of paper-based items.  I advertised through trade periodicals (get an idea how long ago this was, now?) and all my business was conducted via the USPS or UPS. Only two items could mess up… Read more »

What to do with a bad review?

“There is no such thing as bad publicity” No one can tell who first said this popular quote, but there are plenty of examples of it not being correct. Sooner or later, I am going to get a bad review.  It’s inevitable, especially as I gain a wider reading audience across my books.  The recent… Read more »

If you don’t have anything nice to say…

…don’t blog. Occasionally, there’s just nothing to blog about.  Work progresses on finalizing What Now?, the final book in the Jeremy Shuttle Adventures trilogy.  Other than that, life is quiet.  So…it’s a blog-free day. See you all tomorrow!

Boy, we sure love free stuff!

We just can’t get enough! My campaign kicked off last Friday on Goodreads, offering a giveaway for copies of the first novel in the Jeremy Shuttle Adventures trilogy, “What if?”.  This will be followed by a similar offer on the second book in the trilogy, “What Next?”, leading to the release of the final book,… Read more »