Today, I have an update on the progress toward publishing my novel The Brevity of Roses. I certainly can’t say the process was painless, but I’ve finished formatting the print and Kindle versions. Next up is the version for Nook. I hope I’ve learned enough from the mistakes I made working on the first e-version… Continue reading Publishing progress and other comedies
Every Wednesday, throughout the school year, I spend an hour hurtling forward encased in a metal and fiberglass box with a flammable fuel powered engine. In other words, I take the freeway across town and back. I’m rewarded for this two ways. First, I get to spend time with my granddaughter, Emily. And second, I… Continue reading Rewards
First, thank you for voicing your opinions by votes and comments. But, once again, I failed to word my poll questions the best I could, so the voting results answer two questions and pose a couple of others. Several of you said the price you’d pay for the debut novel depended on what you already… Continue reading A book is worth …
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?
In Christi Craig’s recent post she spoke of Sherman Alexie’s misgivings about electronic books and mentioned her college library with a spiral staircase descending through levels of old books. That was my inspiration for this post. I don’t own a Kindle, or any other electronic book reader. Yes, I think they look cool. And yes,… Continue reading Is that a REAL book you’re reading?