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Kindle: Confused, surprised, but okay with it

I’m still surprised by my Kindle sales for “To Beat the Devil.” After receiving Mike’s email and a few from other writers asking me what I’d done to promote sales, I began finding out how to check for sales ranking … Continue reading

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Writers Must Read

  I’m a little more than half way done writing my sequel to “Stairway to the Bottom.” My schedule is changing from early morning writing to whatever time I can sit down at the computer. I still spend time putting … Continue reading

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Hemingway called it ‘Black Ass’

If you’ve followed my blog, you know that I just finished my current Mick Murphy Key West Mystery. I was a month behind a self-imposed deadline. The editor took the first three-quarters of the book and bugged the hell out … Continue reading

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Sitting on the fence of the eBook revolution

I am in the frigid north for my grandson’s christening, as I write this. For the few days I’m here, the temps have been a lot chillier than in Key West, where I live. On Saturday, I had time to … Continue reading

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Miami Book Fair

Last Saturday, 11 a.m., I was on a panel at the Miami Book Fair with fellow mystery writer Jack Harney. Bob Williamson, a friend and MWA member, was the moderator. It was a great opportunity for me but I think … Continue reading

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Stairway to the Bottom – Chapter 2

I am about two or three chapters from finishing my next book – Stairway to the Bottom – so I am taking the easy way out of this blog column and giving you chapter 2 of the new book while … Continue reading

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There is no failure except in no longer trying

My last post included chapter one of “Stairway to the Bottom,” because I am on deadline to finish the book and couldn’t focus on writing a blog piece. The book cover is done and my editor has the first two … Continue reading

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