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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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Advice For Indies

Recently, I was asked what advice I would give to new indie authors.  I had a whole list that I sent and then I got to thinking about it. 1,361 more words

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Publishing is like a Drug

There are very few things as exhausting as writing a book.  You spend weeks putting words onto paper.  You spend a few more weeks tweaking the words that you put down.   547 more words

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Summer Storms are Coming. Go and READ A BOOK!

Summer will be upon us before you know it, filled with thunderstorms, hurricanes, and a twister or two. I live in the southern United States, and have learned to be prepared. 197 more words

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