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BAD REVIEW, OK…STUPID REVIEW, NOT!

I’m sorry I can’t help myself.  I’m going to talk about a bad review one of my books got.  Actually,  it was more than a bad review.  It was a losing entry in a major awards competition for independent writers … Continue reading

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ANCHOR IS FINALLY PUBLISHED…LET’S HOPE IT DOESN’T SINK….

Anchor, my third novel, is set in two environments that are near and dear to me. First, my hometown of Philadelphia.  Second, my lifelong career in radio broadcasting.  Ryan Healy is the center character of the book.  He is the … Continue reading

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UH-OH…SOMEBODY LEFT MY CAGE DOOR OPEN!

Today’s posting is sort of a stew. There are a few little items on my mind and I think I will just dump them out on the floor and if you see one you like, help yourself. First off, this … 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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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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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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IT’S A WONDER!

I just finished a young adult book titled WONDER, by a lady named R.J. Palacio.  It is her first book and she has accomplished what every first-time author dreams of: S U C C E S S !  It’s a best-seller and is … Continue reading

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An Excerpt From THE POPE’S STONE …Feedback Invited!

This blog is a bit off the beaten path from my usual fare.   I’ve decided to share an excerpt from my book, THE POPE’S STONE.  I am always looking for feedback, no matter how great…or how brutal.  So, I encourage … Continue reading

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