Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Difference between Literature and Life…

  …is that literature has to make sense. We want endings to the tales we read that wrap up the story neatly. We want to understand how all of the details the author presented to us in the story conspired … Continue reading

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This is Not a Rant

  It’s more of an explanation and an expression of concern for the future of eBooks. Amazon is pushing its Kindle format for eBooks just as hard as it can. One of the ways the management of the eBook division … Continue reading

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It’s early Monday morning

  And I’m already tired of the day. I’ve got a bit of running around to do this morning, a few phone calls to make, laundry to fold (no, I don’t have a housekeeper) and once that is all out … Continue reading

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Well, I went and did it again

(Scroll down to the end to see the cover art for “Lonesome Cove”!) I hated it the first time, too. Just as much as I hated it this time. And I knew – I knew I was gong to hate … Continue reading

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Ah, closure at last

  Kinda-sorta, anyway. http://www.garyshowalter.com is more or less complete after a frantic few days of live chats and phone calls to the support teams at http://www.register.com. The last little hurdle to overcome (other than the still-ugly color combination) on the … Continue reading

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My Web Site and Business Email Address will be unavailable for a few Days…

  My web site (www.garyshowalter.com) and business email address (gary@garyshowalter.com) will be unavailable for the next few days while I move (again, sigh) to a new web site hosting service. I am sorry for any interruption of service, but this … Continue reading

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It’s Friday night, and I’m Beat

  “lonesome Cove” has gone out the door – twice, in fact, because I had to add some stuff to the ending. Now I’m thinking of adding more, but I’m afraid my publisher will go into a hissy fit if … Continue reading

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