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August is Heating Up!

August heat brings storms, green trees, the beach, wildlife looking for food, and the joys of taking the kids to back-to-school shopping. My kids are adults, but I still enjoy the fabulous prices because I love everything to do with writing: 88 more words

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It Has Begun

Because I mentioned I was curious to see how KDP Select authors were going to respond to the new royalty divisions, I have gotten some emails about it.   444 more words

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The Connection Between Authors and Architects

As I read through the 5 pound Henry Howard Louisiana’s Architect book (by Robert S. Brantley w/Victor McGee, 2015) I realized that the work of an architect is similar to that of an author. 205 more words

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Starting a New True Crime Book on Adam C. Arnold – ‘’Pump” Arnold – Battle Creek’s First Kingpin of Crime

I am pleased to announce that my daughter Victoria Hester and I are working on a new true crime book on Adam “Pump” Arnold.  I have to tell you, I enjoy writing with my daughter.  681 more words

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Hermes, the Forgotten Blog Master

Basic things seem unbelievable when I transpose them into prose. How can I possibly be believed when life is so absurd?

All I want to do is recount my life. 542 more words

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The Book Trailer

Book trailers. I hear that’s the new thing. “Make a book trailer,” they say, “People will watch it and then you’ll be famous. Everyone will buy your book because they saw a video of it. 185 more words

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Applied Daydreaming. The Madness of the Wordsmith.

There is a problem. Daydreaming has become a habit. It has overtaken all things. It has got to the point where these mad divergences into the imagination have spilled out of the fingers and become real. 190 more words

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