Cows Have Brands! So, Authors, Why Don’t You?

Cows Have Brands! So, Authors, Why Don’t You? In this post about branding and marketing for authors, I approach the subject a little snarkier, a little differently than others might, but not too much different. Cows Have Brands! So, Authors, Why Don’t You? It’s a verifiable fact that people hate you when all you do…

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Standing in the Corner

STANDING IN THE CORNER – A three-part story of confession If I wasn’t sick (I was a sickly sort), or dancing around the yard for Uncle’s movie camera, then I was standing in the corner. I had a propensity for trouble. Thought it made me cool. Maybe. I really can’t recall the why’s or wherefores…

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The Dementia Chronicles Full Blog Series

“The Dementia Chronicles” full blog series is out in paperback and eBook, two years after the death of my mother. The series annals the trials and heartbreak of my mother as she suffered with Alzheimer’s Disease, coupled with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and with bouts of schizophrenia. In my humble and non-medical opinion, the…

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My Scrape with Organized Crime and The Mafia

How Organized Crime Shaped My Writing I usually read bestsellers written by a novelist who has previously written a fictional and sometimes great American novel. These great books include authors like Joseph Heller, like Margaret Atwood, who write suspense, who are often Pulitzer winning fiction authors, authors of such stories like “A Handmaid’s Tale.” Other…

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Chanticleer Book Reviews and The 2018 CLUE Book Awards

Chanticleer Book Reviews and The 2018 CLUE Book Awards Yawn. Nothing special had happened Monday. You know, the usual. Get out of bed, work, work more, eat, field a host of busy-ness from being Deacon of the Month at our Church, straighten up around the house, fix dinner, watch the news. You know, the same-oh-same-oh.…

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#BagLady Book Reviews: FIRST THE THUNDER by Randall Silvis

#BagLady Book Reviews: FIRST THE THUNDER by Randall Silvis What a life. Read books. Eat. Sleep. Read more. Write. Write. Edit. Read another book. I’d say a blessed existence. Especially, since I’ve recently offered up giving book reviews as #BagLady Book Reviews. So, on we go with the next installment of #BagLady Book Reviews: FIRST…

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BLACK FRIDAY DEALS FRIDAY, SATURDAY, AND SUNDAY ONLY Only $0.99 for my latest novel The Death of Vultures today, Saturday, and Sunday. Check out other drastically reduced prices for all other bestselling, award-winning thrillers, family drama, and mysteries. CHECK OUT ALL THE DEALS HERE

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