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1/2 WAY THERE…MAYBE

As promised to those fellow independent writers and others interested, here is another update on what seems to have become my longest struggle in my struggling writer career…will this book ever be born? My current project—my 11thbook and probably the … Continue reading

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HELP…THERE’S A BOOK INSIDE ME AND IT WON’T COME OUT!

October 28th has come and gone. I blew it. I missed my deadline. I don’t recall ever missing a deadline. Well, like a lot of things in my life, those days are over. Woe is me. October 28th was my … Continue reading

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SHOT DOWN IN COLD BLOOD…NO, NOT ME, MY MANUSCRIPT!

I’ve been busy trying to “birth” this book I’ve been writing all year. That’s it on the right: Anchor.  Normally I would have been finished by now. In fact, my self-imposed publishing date was October 28th. Well, that didn’t happen. … 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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VARIATIONS ON A BUCKET LIST

Welcome to today’s posting…but first these brief commercial messages: As previously advertised, my new e-book for self-publishers is now available.  It focuses on helping prepare a Word manuscript for uploading to a publishing/printing service.  If you are a new wannabe … Continue reading

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NEW SELF-PUBLISHERS: HERE’S D.I.Y. HELP!

Back in March I wrote a blog about an instruction manual I was working on and would publish in short time.  Short time has come…and so has the instruction manual.  It has a very specific, targeted audience and that is:  … Continue reading

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SEMI-FINAL THOUGHTS….

So there I was lying in a hospital bed for a few days, tethered to a couple of plastic bags holding liquids that drained down through a tube, then into a needle that was installed inside a vein on my … Continue reading

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