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SO YOU WANNA SELF-PUBLISH A BOOK –HOLD THAT THOUGHT!

As most of you know—and one quick glance at my blog will tell you—I am an author and publisher of books. No secret there. Most of you also know that I am self-published. The trendy, more sophisticated calling card reads … 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 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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I’VE BEEN TOLD WRITERS SHOULD…

The manuscript I am working on right now is the one that I’ve been avoiding up to this point.  Oh, I knew it would come eventually but I needed it to come on its own time. As many of you … Continue reading

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MY ADVERTISING DOESN’T ADD UP

I’ve been spending real money to advertise two of my books on the Internet all this past week and it hurts.  It hurts my wallet and it hurts my ego…my wallet because it’s emptier than before; my ego because, despite … Continue reading

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2nd Class Writer

I will continue to speak out against those who refuse access to self-publishers, or indie-publishers as we are now being referred to.  There are two award competitions that I have considered participating in within the past two weeks.  I am … Continue reading

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MURDER HE WROTE…WELL, MAYBE.

I have come to the conclusion that I would make a lousy murderer.  I can’t make quick murder-like decisions.  I would suppose that might hamper the actual event and put me in a very awkward position before I even pulled … Continue reading

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ORIGINAL THINKING

Sometimes when I am in my thinking chair on the back patio, my mind wonders and wanders into uncharted territories.  There is no specific destination to the journey, just a meandering about.  You are always invited to come along.  You … Continue reading

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A WRITER’S SWEET SPOT

I don’t play tennis, but it is my understanding that every tennis racket has what is called a “sweet spot.”  This is supposedly the precise location on the racket that, when coming into contact with the ball,  produces the ultimate … 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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