Blog Stuff, Books, Excerpt, Fiction, Marketing, My Books, Novel, Promotion, Read, Writing

A taste of Brevity

When we had a Costco membership, my husband loved to shop there on the days they gave out free samples in the grocery aisles. Sometimes he took samples of things he doubted he would like because "Hey, it's free." Well, today I don’t have any food, but I do have a free sample of The… Continue reading A taste of Brevity

Marketing, Opinion, Polls, Publish, Read, Reader, Writing

And what did we learn?

The main thing I learned from last week’s polls was I need to hone my poll-creator skills. I could have added a few more options. Probably a survey would have better severed my objective. Live and learn. The results also provided a private lesson, somewhat sobering, which I'll address in a future post. One of… Continue reading And what did we learn?

Books, Family, Fiction, Humor, Life, Memory, Read, Reading, Real Life

Classically Ignorant

Do you need a laugh today? Have one on me. The other day, for no reason I could discern, I thought of a book I read long ago. I couldn’t remember the title or names of any characters. I couldn’t even remember many details of the story. I could picture the entry hall and main… Continue reading Classically Ignorant

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Who do you trust?

Because I have a surplus of questions, but a dearth of answers, I’d like to trade a few of the first for more of the second. The big question today is: who do you trust to read your writing? But that’s too simple, so I’m going to complicate things with qualifiers. I’m curious about how… Continue reading Who do you trust?