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Hurricane Ivan

Can a Hurricane Change Your Life For The Better?

For a free ebook, click here   Hurricane Ivan changed my life. September 16, 2004, the day Hurricane Ivan arrived, I awoke at two a.m. to pitch black, wind howling outside, and a curious sound in the bedroom: my dog lapping water. But our wonderful blond lab, Maggie, lay at our feet, sleeping. The sound […]

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Millennials protesting politics

Should Politics mix with Writing Stories and Songs?

Authors should stay away from politics and social activism, right?   That’s what all the marketing experts tell us. Stay away from Politics or your books will bomb. Forget voting discussions. Verboten. Yet, many famous authors and writers write about current political/social issues: Faulkner–novels about corrupt politicians, the despicable plight of black people, and whether […]

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Think, love, enjoy, write.

Why I write

Why write? Everyone has their own reasons, but I suspect they all boil down to, “I write so people will read my book.” Why do I want people to read my book? Because I want them to learn and feel what I did after I’d written it. To thrill readers with an adventure, wonder, give them […]

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Anodyne Eyes Deep Character Dive

Anodyne Eyes–Deep Character Dive

Many unusual characters work in Anodyne Eyes, my thriller, sci-fi novel. To better understand them, read below where I review Alex, Jabril, Rachel, Dan, and Jeff below. These characters are in the prequels, Dan’s War, and The Next Day. First, meet Alex, the father of Alexis, a fun-loving, adventurous guy. He works as a genetic engineer. Most […]

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One more problem with Self Publishing

There are loads of problems with self-publishing, but this is one that many may not have found. I decided to republish The Guide and was counseled by a good marketing firm to use a new cover and new ISBN and then give that edition a marketing push. Problem is, they had most of their experience […]

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