Monthly Archives: March 2012

One Book At A Time

It came to me Wednesday night, on the long ride home from Mississippi that most of us writers talk about writing, publishing and marketing like it was all one thing, and it isn’t.  Let’s rethink the whole thing for a … Continue reading

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Running and Writing

Tuesday morning I left Huntsville to work two days in Oxford, Mississippi on the day job.  Unless I’m over 130 miles away from home or have an early morning start time, I don’t stay away from Huntsville overnight – all … Continue reading

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Birth of a book

Fourth and Forever, was the one that required the most effort.  That implies that it was more difficult to write, and that wasn’t the case.  Fourth and Forever wrote itself – from its beginning, in the fall of 1986, until … Continue reading

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No Werewolves Here

I don’t have a thing against werewolves, vampires, dragons, or zombies.  I just don’t know enough about them to write about them.  Neither does my wife, Christina, nor our good friends, associates, and fellow indie writers, Caleb Pirtle, Stephen Woodfin, … Continue reading

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Indie Writers and Competition

If you’re old enough to remember the government’s bail out of Chrysler in the early eighties, you’ll remember those weren’t happy times for any car dealers, especially Chrysler dealers of which I was one.  If you aren’t old enough to … Continue reading

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This I Believe

On a good day, I don’t believe anything.  On a good day, I’m one with the way the universe works.  On a good day, I know what to do, and I do it without hesitation.  On a good day, there … Continue reading

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The One Rule For Writers

Long ago and far away, I was selected to attend a management training course, that had the sole objective of discovering future top managers for the company.  The last exercise of the training was administered with each participant in a … Continue reading

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Men, Women, Love

I know that we were chosen to officiate at many of them because we only required one thing of the couples that we married – that they loved each other.  That means we married quite a few couples with different … Continue reading

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Newton Running Shoes and Indie Book Marketing

This is my thirty-third year of running.  Three years ago, getting ready for a run, I knew what Joe Namath must have felt like getting ready for a football game; two knee braces, a band around my right arch, and … Continue reading

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On selling your eBook

It may be a hard fact to accept, but it’s true, if you are an indie writer, you’re also a book sales person.  That may not sit well with you; it didn’t sit well with me either.  I thought if … Continue reading

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