Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Self Publishing

  I’ve posted entries to this blog on traditional publishing vs. self publishing before. Here I want to concentrate on what you can expect once you do decide to self publish you work. “A man who works for himself has … Continue reading

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The Business of Writing

  Writing a book of any genre in order to build an income –whether it be fiction or non-fiction – can take a month, or six months or a year or more. After the first few days the writer begins … Continue reading

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The Business of Writing

  Writing a book of any genre in order to build an income –whether it be fiction or non-fiction – can take a month, or six months or a year or more. After the first few days the writer begins … Continue reading

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“Twisted Key”, “Lonesome Cove”, writing and what I’m reading

  I’m getting this blog out early. I don’t recall ever doing this before, but then I’ve never been this busy before, either. I sent out a notice to my readers last Saturday evening offering signed and numbered copies of … Continue reading

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An interesting request for my readers…

Hello, Friends and Readers: As you may know, my third novel, “Twisted Key”, is ready for the publisher. This is the back cover text for the novel: Terry Rankin has a new client; Fatima al Natsche, a Muslim woman living … Continue reading

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On Writing

One of the several discussion boards of which I am a member had an interesting post this morning – “Why do you write?” The respondents were supposed to reply in three words or less. It took me four: “I need … Continue reading

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