5 Things Not To Do When Writing A Book

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5 Things Not To Do When Writing A Book

Writing your first book? Prepare to make mistakes! It’s going to happen lots of times and the important thing to remember is to not get discouraged. You will be told there’s too many books and not enough readers, that it’s too difficult an industry to get into and other excuses why you shouldn’t get started […]

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Book Specials

Watch my blog for intermittent specials on my books. This weekend I’m running a Dark Canvas-Kindle give away for 3 days. Friday the 4th through Sunday the 6th you’ll be able to download Dark Canvas for FREE! Stay tuned to my blog for other specials….you never know when something will pop up!

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Fortune Cookie Cogitations

I read a fortune cookie the other day and it said, “A single kind word can keep someone warm for years.” and I started thinking how true that statement is. I for one have had several of those occasions. A person told me once years ago that I have had a wonderful positive influence on […]

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Wine bottle sizes

Do you know the names of the larger bottles of wine? There are several more than I would have expected and we see virtually none of them in the retail market beyond the “Magnum.” But here they are: Magnum(2),Jeroboam(4),Methuselah(8),Salmanazar(12),Balthazar(16),Nebuchadnezzar(20) The numbers beside the names represent how many 750ml bottles are contained in that one container. And […]

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Ronald Reagan Quotes

One of my favorite politicians and one of the most quotable. Oh how they laughed when an actor ran for President….. I don’t believe in a government that protects us from ourselves. Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the […]

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J.K. Rowling

For all of you out there who have loved Harry Potter and even for the ones who have barely heard of the story(if that’s still even possible) I offer you this clip from TED talks, one of my favorite websites, a commencement speech by the author J. K. Rowling to the 2008 graduating class of […]

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Dean Koontz

I have mentioned in any number of places how I was inspired by Dean Koontz. The man has written over 80 novels. I have read most of them and uncounted books by other authors. Thousands I would guess, by myriads of authors and many many that I have greatly enjoyed.  But none have tickled my […]

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