Monthly Archives: July 2013

Free Advice. Worth Every Nickel.

Every day, every single freaking day, I receive between four and eight emails from people eager to share with me their expert opinions about marketing my book.  Go ahead, Google it. Type in–How to market your book. Bookmark this post … Continue reading

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Horny Resurrected

My sister, Vickie, and I had a lot of strange animals when we were growing up.  The usual assortment of dogs and cats, of course, but also a porcupine named Ouch, a gray squirrel with long yellow teeth, rabbits that … Continue reading

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Big Brass Ones

Friends are fond of asking me to teach a class on how to grow balls.  Which is silly, because all it takes to be honest and straight-up is to not give a damn.  Well, okay, let me qualify.  I love … Continue reading

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The Quality of Light

Last week I had the privilege of speaking to Saturday Writers in St. Peters, Missouri.  One of the things I talked about was the importance of light in sense of place.  All writers have their own style.  I do my … Continue reading

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You Sold HOW Many Books?

  You know all those Facebook and Twitter posts that show me at one bookstore or another with my books spread out in a lovely fan shape and a possum grin stretching my face?  Well, I AM having a good … Continue reading

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