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UNBOXING DELAYED ‘TIL JANUARY

 Foiled Again!  I missed a deadline…a heinous crime I rarely commit.  Albeit this was a self-imposed deadline so maybe I should cut myself some slack. The deadline?  Oh , it was the one I set for the publication of my … Continue reading

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SURVIVING THE CONFERENCE

As previously announced, I attended a conference this past weekend for independent authors…I being one of them. The conference focused on skills required to independently publish a book without the involvement of a professional, commercial publishing house. The conference did … Continue reading

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BOIL THE WATER…ANOTHER BOOK’S COMING!

I am just a few weeks away from launching my fifth book in as many years.  That’s the cover pictured above.  There were also two other completed efforts this year: one is a teacher’s lesson guide that supplements one of the … Continue reading

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DEAD LETTER IS PUBLISHED!

Well, after a few last-minute mishaps to do with converting my book to the Kindle and Nook platforms, it is finally finally finally…here!  This is my fourth book; the second adult novel.  WhoddaThunk!  The latest effort is titled DEAD LETTER and … Continue reading

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Okay Peggy, I Get It!

A hard, hold-in-your-hands-and-smell-it copy of my new book, DEAD LETTER, arrived on my doorstep yesterday.  If you have ever written a book or a thesis or even an essay or special report for school, then you know the feeling you get … Continue reading

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Some Retiring Thoughts…

After six-plus years of retirement, I am still trying to figure it out.  I was reminded of this as we celebrated a big family gathering for Christmas this past week.  There were all the usual Christmassy things:  the shopping, the … Continue reading

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Liberated Writers Take it Personal

My writing skills, though some may not choose to call them that, have been honed by a lot of just doing.  I’ve never had any formal training; never took a creative writing class; never attended writer conferences or sat around … Continue reading

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Riding the Rails of Self-Publishing

I started writing seriously just after I retired a few years ago.  It is not that I did not write previously.  Much of my career in radio involved writing.  I wrote news and feature reports.  I wrote lots of gimmicky … Continue reading

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