Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Editor Is In

Having a little extra income is nice, especially when you’re retired and especially when, looking not too far down the road, you can see what the fascist corporate homophobic racist sociopathic fanatics who are now running (ruining, actually) our government … Continue reading

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Openers

Every chapter in a novel has to start somewhere. While preparing Book 3 (The Heartsong Fountain) of my series for upload to Amazon, I skimmed through the ebook file rapidly, looking for file formatting problems. Found a couple of mis-numbered … Continue reading

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Those Fabulous Fakes

We live in a world of fakes — fake boobs, fake eyelashes, fake scandals, lip-syncing musicians, and the ever-popular bare-faced lie. So we shouldn’t be surprised that some aspiring self-published authors resort to fake book reviews. Apparently there are people … Continue reading

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More on Paper

The $400 estimate I mentioned a couple of days ago for the cost of interior book design for paperbacks seems to have been low. I’ve been talking to several people who want to charge $600 or more per novel. And … Continue reading

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Paper

Now that Book 1 is available on Amazon as an ebook, I’m mentioning it to a few people. (Book 2 may be out as early as next week.) Today it developed that one of my cello students (or actually, her … Continue reading

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