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Moving my E-book to Amazon

After due consideration, I’ve decided to simplify, and move the E-book version of Premium Mixed Nuts to Amazon. (I know it was available there before, but the details are long and boring.) Anyway for the crowds of you who are clamoring … Continue reading

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Book Signings

Thanks to everyone who braved the rain to come out to see us at North Side Grille on Thursday! And to those who bore the heat and humidity to share time with us at Bonhoeffer’s Cafe & Espresso on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Out in Public!

My bride, Clarice G. James, and I look forward to meeting friends, both old and new, as we celebrate the release of her third book, Manhattan Grace, and my first, Premium Mixed Nuts: An Anthology, this month. We hope you’ll join … Continue reading

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Another Lesson Learned

Lesson Number One: When announcing an event, always provide ALL “Who, What, When, and Where” information! Join our AUTHOR PANEL for a free interactive writers’ workshop entitled “LESSONS LEARNED ON THE WAY TO PUBLICATION.”  Geared for pre-published writers, our panel of six local authors will … Continue reading

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Writers’ Workshop: Lessons Learned on the Way to Publication

A panel of six local authors will present a WRITERS’ WORSKSHOP: LESSONS LEARNED ON THE WAY TO PUBLICATION  on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. This FREE step-by-step workshop, based on the authors’ personal experiences, is … Continue reading

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Missing Georgia

I was ordering take-out Monday evening, when my ex-motel room office door opened to reveal a tall, willowy blonde in an expensive suit. Behind her, the Seaver Inn’s neon sign reflected incongruously off her black Bentley.  I’d have recognized Georgia … Continue reading

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Bookmarks Came!

Yesterday I got my box of bookmarks for Premium Mixed Nuts! UPrinting, in Van Nuys, California did a great job on them. Clarice and I have both used them before, and always been happy with the results.

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Writer’s Workshop

Clarice’s Writer’s Workshop at the Hudson library on Saturday, January 20th was a good outing. We had six published authors on the panel, and about a dozen guests. Unfortunately, I forgot to take my camera, so we’re at the mercy of … Continue reading

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My books arrived today!

I had just enjoyed a nice lunch with my Bride at Longhorn Steakhouse, and was turning into our driveway when she cried, “There are boxes on the porch. Your books must have arrived!” She was right, of course. CreateSpace had … Continue reading

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Today Amazon – Tomorrow… ?

The paperback edition of Premium Mixed Nuts is now available on Amazon! Tomorrow, the world! 🙂

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