This article appeared a few weeks before Wait a Lonely Lifetime, my debut novel, hit the libraries and online booksellers. Amazon Publishing had already purchased Avalon and my career as a published author was already on shaky ground. March 23, 2012 The forthcoming publication of my debut novel, Wait a Lonely Lifetime, with Avalon Books calls […]
Rebecca Boschee’s interview with me has now been posted at Avalon Authors’ Blogspot. Hope you enjoy it. Rebecca asked some thought-provoking and searching questions. You may comment at the Avalon Authors’ blog or here. I will respond. Thank you.
As part of my Virtual Launch of Wait a Lonely Lifetime published by Avalon Books and now available on several online bookshops, Sandra Carey Cody posted an excerpt from the first chapter of the novel on her website: SandraCareyCody. Use the following link and click on the Guest Excerpt tab. Sandra Carey Cody is one of […]
As part of my Virtual Launch of Wait a Lonely Lifetime published by Avalon Books and now available on several online bookshops, Sandra Carey Cody has posted an excerpt from the first chapter of the novel on her website: SandraCareyCody. Use the following link and click on the Guest Excerpt tab. Sandra Carey Cody is one of my […]
My journey home from work took a turn from the usual when I left the office a bit after 3PM and decided to take the first streetcar going toward the southwest of the city. I met one of my usual bus drivers, but going in the opposite direction, since I usually catch his route twenty […]
Forget blurbs. Forget synopses. Forget even writing a novel or composing the jacket cover biography. The hardest job is finding a title. You’ve written a book to be proud of. You’ve put years of experience, months of work, weeks of revision, days of anticipation into the masterpiece. What keeps you awake night after night? The […]
Today is my first opportunity to write for the Avalon Authors Blog. This will be a monthly contribution until the publication of my first novel for Avalon Books, Wait a Lonely Lifetime.
A New York-based publisher (nameless for now) has offered me a contract for my novel, Wait a Lonely Lifetime. This news is now 48 hours old. Where have I been? What have I been doing? How am I taking this so much in my stride? This is a life-long dream come true and it feels […]