Category Archives: Writing

Is It Better to Meet Expectations or Keep It Real?

I recently participated in career day at my children’s school. The parents who were speaking all arrived at school around 9 am and got treated to coffee and bagels for a bit before we had to be in the classes … Continue reading

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Me on TV? Egads, but yes.

Happy Saturday to you.  I thought I’d write a quick post to mention my appearance on the television show On the Books. It’s a local program in the DC Metropolitan area. It’s taped in Bowie, MD, and hosted by the … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Exposed

Today, I thought I’d reveal the cover of the second book in my Virus series, Exposed. I really like the way the cover turned out, because the cover designer and I had a true mismatch early on in the process. … Continue reading

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What Publishers can Learn from Batman v. Superman

I saw an interesting article the other day on the Batman v. Superman film, which came out on Good Friday and which industry insiders are calling a failure, because it costs so much to make ($400 million, including marketing) and … Continue reading

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A trailer for Second Life

Second Life has a book trailer. My daughter made it for me. This is the story of how it happened: Over the weekend, my darling daughter told me she wanted to set up a lemonade stand to earn some money. … Continue reading

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Where did February Go?

I was thinking that I hadn’t posted to the blog in a while, so I thought I’d swing by and write a short post. Only, when I looked at the last blog post, it was Feb. 8. And now it’s … Continue reading

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Missive from a Snowbound Writer

I live in the DC metro area. We are under a blizzard warning until Sunday at 6 am. Our government officials have essentially told us they’ve given up on performing their jobs and we’re pretty much house-bound, needing to “shelter-in-place” … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Sunday: Visualize your future

I started off this year, feeling really excited (and I still feel that way). One of the things about this year that got me in good spirits was knowing I wanted to publish a lot this year, and having a … Continue reading

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Fearless Friday

As 2015 came to a close and 2016 started, I’ve been thinking a lot about my plans for the new year and how to get things done, and what are the major impediments to getting things done. Reflecting on this, … Continue reading

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New Year, New Novels, New Plans

Happy New Year to you. I hope 2016 has been good to you so far. This is going to be a great year, as we’ve got one extra day to make it awesome. I was actually born in a leap … Continue reading

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