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Book Promotion and Marketing, Part the Second, and the next Terry Rankin novel is in the works

The time I have spent recently (the last six months of my life, actually) in marketing and promoting the Kindle versions of my novels has resulted in greater reader awareness, and that always results in an increase in sales (provided … Continue reading

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I’ve been a bit busy lately – Life tends to get in the way of earning a living

  I’m sure you’ve encountered the same problems as I have. Well, most of them, anyway. Or at least some of the same problems; they’re pretty universal, unless you’re a chicken farmer in China, maybe. But even then you probably … 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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On the Pursuit of Filthy Lucre, and other Worthwhile Endeavors

  Let’s face it; unless you are independently wealthy, or at least supported in the style to which you have become accustomed by someone else, you need to earn enough money to keep body and soul together. And maybe pay … Continue reading

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A very Moving Experience

  I have a strong dislike moving, almost as much as I have a strong dislike for accounting, and washing dishes and folding laundry and cutting the grass. I started to say I hate moving (and all that other stuff), … Continue reading

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Work your fingers to the bone, and what do you get?

  Boney fingers, of course. I do admire Jethro Tull. What a great American Philosopher (for a British Band, of course). So that’s what I’ve been doing, lately, and why I have not posted recently. Very busy in a non-profitable … Continue reading

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“Twisted Key” and “Lonesome Cove” updates

All in all, this was a very good week to be me. I didn’t win the lottery – I understand you have to buy a Lotto ticket first, and I don’t throw money away on stuff like that. But I … Continue reading

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