Read this description of my forthcoming novel, <em>Last Stop on Desolation Ridge</em>, and tell me if it sounds like a book you’d like to read enough to spend $10 for a paperback or $3 for a digital copy: After a meek corporate finance officer is coerced by his boss and a coporate Congressman into confessing […]
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Like most men, I typically wait until the last minute to purchase birthday and holiday gifts. But when my company, Empire Information Services, Inc. (today: readMedia, Inc.) was located in Schenectady, NY, I could always find something–whether I needed an anniversary present for my wife or a birthday or holiday present for my kids–at the […]
In “7 Steps to a Foolproof Revision,” Don Fry, writing in the September 2012 edition of Writer’s Digest posits “complete your draft, then revise” as step #1. His logic is that if you strive for perfection, you’ll probably never finish your book, or, at least it will take much longer because you’ll be spending so […]
No matter how much care one takes as a writer to craft a good story with characters that people will care about and no matter how much help you have from editors, critique partners, friends and family, when a new book is launched, most writers–myself included–wait anxiously for readers’ responses. I feel gratified and relieved […]
Thank you to Carolyn Arnold of Celebrating Authors for the interview. It’s the fourth web interview I’ve done and I think it’s the best of the 4. What do you think?