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Why is EVERYONE ripping off writers?

Having been through the process of producing a book these past few weeks, I have to say “BULLSHIT!” to everyone who is taking advantage of writers!  Who am I talking about?  First we have the editors who think they can … Continue reading

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Small Business Saturday is November 24th this year!

Remember all small businesses today, and BTW I’m just about the smallest business you’re ever going to run into! Please consider the purchase of my books as GREAT holiday gifts for your friends and family with midlife or love concerns… … Continue reading

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A review of Mortality by Christopher Hitchens

Just read this brief but moving book about the last 19 months of Christopher Hitchen’s life.  And what an amazing writer he was! Even faced with inoperable esophageal cancer at age 61, Christopher’s wit, unique sense of humor and phenomenal … Continue reading

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Mainstream author goes indie!!

Have you heard of Jon Clinch?  He says he’s through being jerked around by the mainstream publishing establishment and he’s going with self-publishing. Follow his interesting tale of trying both Random House and CreateSpace, and why he switched…

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