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What’s new?

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This post breaks over a year’s worth of silence here (outside of a few Anecdotes posted to make my father happy on his birthday!). There have been a lot of changes in my life. People who follow me closely likely already know the story. Those of you who don’t can use your powers of observation to draw some conclusions, or you can ask me. I have lived in Appleton, WI for over 1 year now, and I am pleased to announce that I have gone into business with some truly wonderful people here. I am proud to be part of more »

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Some Updates

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Hello everyone! I realize an update here is long overdue, and I apologize. I have some good news, and some bad news. Unfortunately, I think it is all good news for me, and all bad news for you. The good news is that there have been lots of changes in my life in the past few weeks. I have moved into a new house with my best friend, so have been very busy packing and unpacking, and getting everything set up for a new home. Also, I have gotten a new job! I am still working for the library, but more »

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Through Death Or Through Darkness– cover and updates

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I finished my reading of the Through Death Or Through Darkness proof today and have made the necessary fixes. I have a bit of exciting news regarding the editing of the book. Each manuscript is read by anywhere between four and six separate people (not including myself), but there have still been errors slipping through to the point that there have been several informal reviews voicing concern about the books’ editing. As someone who is going at this author business on my own, I simply do not have the resources to afford a full time professional editor. However, I recently more »

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Through Death Or Through Darkness

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I sent off the files for Through Death Or Through Darkness to Amazon today for review. I have a suspicion it will be rejected the first go-round because of the spine text. Since this book is thicker than the other two, I was unsure how much room I would have to work with on the spine. I guess I will find out soon enough and then make the necessary adjustments. The story itself weighs in at 435 pages. The book itself runs to 454 pages, due an appendix I have added with some bonus material I think you all might more »