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My New Book, LIGHTNING FALL: A NOVEL OF DISASTER, Is Out at Amazon!

You can get the Kindle ebook version from Amazon right now. A dead tree quality paperback version is in the works, and should be available within a week, if you don’t hold with those new-fangled ebook gadget things. UPDATE: LIGHTNING FALL is now available as a quality paperback at Create Space. The link is here: […]

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Is This The Cover For My New Book?

I’ve just about decided on this one: Let me know what you think. Although my agent liked the initial manuscript, she felt it was a bit to non-PC (she never quite said it that way, but there were more than a few comments along the lines of, “Well, we need to change this, because it […]

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Progress Update on Lightning Fall

Looks like I’ll be getting notes back from my agent on the book sometime after the first of the year. Early indications are that I didn’t mess up the ms. with the first round of additions/revisions. Ah, the joys of process! Anybody want to argue about manuscript format?

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Sometimes A Great Notion

madgeniusclub | Just another WordPress.com site I’ve recently been roped into a writerly blog chain called the Next Big Thing. It involves writers doing a Q&A about their latest work in progress, then tagging five other writers at the bottom of their post. The Q&A posts from those writers, then appears exactly one week later […]

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Progress Report

(Cover, Steven Pressfield’s Do the Work)   I’m coming into the homestretch on finishing the first draft of the initial book in my trilogy, The Rise and Fall of the American Republic, currently titled Death and Destruction.  (The second and third are, respectively, Revolution and Rebirth, and Vengeance and Victory). Unfortunately, just finishing the first […]

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