Life Among Giants, by Bill Roorbach I bought this book with fingers crossed. Usually when I buy a book I don’t really know much about or an author I’ve never read, I hedge my bets and buy the e-book version. So buying this one in hardback was an article of faith. But this time my […]Read More The Charm of Wealth and Fame
This is a memoir piece I wrote a number of years ago. I really believed in it, but had no takers until recently. Thank you, Ray’s Road Review! raysroadreview Visit my website here, and my FB Fan Page here for more on ideas and events that matter to me – and possibly to you.Read More The Man In The Moon
I’m taking a new approach to the novel I’m now writing, the one I’ve had on my mind for some months. I’m winging it! Just starting with the germ of the idea, not knowing how the next chapter will fall out. So far it’s working, and I’m amazed! How, really, do you come to […]Read More A Novel Approach
My new book, Sam’s Place, published by Massachusetts house AuthorMike Ink, is officially launched today, March 25, 2013! Want to find out more about it? There’s a great book trailer and an audio version of the book’s first story at my website, linked below. Thanks for any help you can give us to make this […]Read More Sam’s Place Is Here!
The Ladder of Rivers, by Harry E. Chrisman One of my grandfather’s brothers married an Olive woman, and in digging into that, I discovered that one in the Olive family had a famed but checkered past. Who, you ask? One Isom Prentice Olive, known in his day as Print Olive – a cattle […]Read More The Hard and Bloody West
This is it. This what you have to do to get the book pub biz’ attention” You have to come up with a great idea for a book You have to commit it to the page with excellent writing skills You have to develop you own cover and publish the book You have to […]Read More Book Publishers Scramble to Rewrite Their Future/Underwire
If you’re a writer, you probably don’t think much about “career” or “the long view,” but taking that view is a vital element in success as a writer. Thinking business isn’t why you came to be a writer, but as the link below indicates, it’s necessary. Write well, and write prolifically! rachellegardner Visit […]Read More Make a Living as a Writer – Part 1/Rachelle Gardner Blog