Monthly Archives: May 2012

Download “Lonesome Cove” for Free (Kindle only) and a bit of blather

  My latest novel, “Lonesome Cove” will be FREE for download to your Kindle (or Kindle Reader on your PC or handheld device) on June 13 & 14.  Here’s the link: http://www.amazon.com/Lonesome-Cove-The-Bend-ebook/dp/B007TVBGEM/ref=sr_1_5?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1338410985&sr=1-5   Here’s the back text: Terry Rankin isn’t … Continue reading

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They don’t write, they don’t call

And they don’t post reviews, either. A year ago I counted myself fortunate if I sold five copies of my novels a month on line; that’s paperback and Kindle versions together. My sales have grown this year to well over … Continue reading

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On Writing

  Writing is just about the most fun a boy can have by himself and still be able to talk about it in mixed company. It’s also a lot of work and takes a lot out of a fellow (I’m … Continue reading

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Give a Little, Get a Little – On the Cheap

  You’re a writer; you’ve published one or more novels/poetry chapbooks/articles/screenplays etc., and you live in the requisite cold, draughty garret along with a few pigeons and mice, or perhaps in your parents basement with just a few mice and … Continue reading

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I’m right in the middle…

  … of giving away over a thousand copies of my novel, “The Big Bend”. We’re talking about the Kindle version, of course. No printing costs, no shipping costs, nobody working in a dingy mailroom or a large warehouse that … Continue reading

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Free Download of “The Big Bend” for the Kindle Reader

  I am reposting this to notify you that the Free download of “The Big Bend” will begin on Tuesday, 2 May and run through Friday, 4 May. See below for details. PLEASE REPOST (SHARE) THIS ON YOUR BLOGS AND … Continue reading

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I’m starting to feel my age, and I hate it

  All three of my sons are engaged to be married some time this year. Yonatan, my second son, and his fiancé Shani, will be married on 3 June, in Israel. The other two , Natanel and Simcha, have announced … Continue reading

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