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BEST OF’S

A few weeks back I celebrated the 500th posting on my blog. Since then I’ve been going back and retrieving those that I think actually had something to say and said it reasonably well. I am considering compiling them into … Continue reading

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DAY THREE: THE CELEBRATON CONTINUES

Our celebration of reaching 400 postings on marc’s blog continues today with another variety pack of excerpts from the archives….  On older cruising passengers: Many of my fellow passengers had weathered well, given the astonishing ages they were quick to … Continue reading

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I’VE DROPPED, CONTRACTIONS HAVE STARTED…THE BOOK SHOULD BE HERE SOON!

Well if, indeed, the third time is the charm, I have reached a significant point in the writing of my third novel…it’s done!  I have never taken longer, been more confused and confounded and have never felt so ambivalent about … Continue reading

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I WRITE DEAD PEOPLE

So again I asked this question of myself the other day:  How many people must die because of a book I’ve written?  I hasten to note here that I’m talking about people in the book, in the fictional story, who … Continue reading

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BULLETIN: The Epiphany Has Arrived!

We interrupt this Blog to bring you a Special News Bulletin: The long-anticipated epiphany regarding how my current manuscript will come together sensibly and all ends will be neatly resolved, has finally arrived (please see posting on this blog from … Continue reading

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CARS, BOOKS AND SEX IN THE 50s…

You must understand that I led a very straight and narrow childhood.  My parents were not especially strict and certainly not prudes.  But sexuality in the late 50s/early 60s was nowhere, nohow as present in everyday life as it is … Continue reading

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I CANNOT TELL A LIE…BUT I CAN WRITE ONE!

During the initial writing segment of my two novels, especially the first one, I went to infinity and beyond to make sure that when I made reference to a real event, an actual location—whatever—I checked and double-checked to make sure … Continue reading

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SOCIAL MEDIA Vs. SELLING BOOKS – THE GREAT DISCONNECT!

  I have been reading a book this week about selling books on the Internet.  It has led to today’s posting, but I sense that my comments could be misinterpreted so I want to preface them with a few “bullet … Continue reading

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INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE WHO NEVER LIVED

Last month, Contributing Curious Mind, Ron Carmean, stumbled upon a magazine that resulted in today’s blog.  Well, maybe he didn’t actually stumble upon it; more than likely he was bored waiting in the check-out line and picked it up off … Continue reading

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