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Text of Interview with me in 4/21/13 Daily Gazette newspaper

Peter G. Pollak always realized he had an affinity for writing fiction. What he didn’t have was the time. A 1961 Gloversville High grad who grew up both in the Glove Cities area and Northville, Pollak has produced three novels since his retirement in 2007. His latest book is “Last Stop on Desolation Ridge,” published […]

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Giveaways: Past performance . . .

This post is directed at self-published authors in general and in particular people who are at the beginning of their writing careers who are seeking information about the ups and downs of self-publishing. Having self-published my first novels (The Expendable Man, 2011 and Making the Grade, 2012), I’m at the stage where I’m still working […]

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Judging Books by their Readers

That’s (almost) the title of an interesting article in the June 24 Wall Street Journal. For those who don’t subscribe to the Journal, I’ll summarize: It’s always interesting to watch Seth Godin navigate marketing’s bleeding edge. For more than a decade Godin has cut through the fog and told us how to navigate with books […]

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