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Yin and Yang

  “Why do you have L-O-V-E and H-A-T-E tattooed on your fingers?” Glenda asked. Nicky thought about Sarah back in Denver. She wanted to know the same thing. “Either you love someone in this world or you hate them. There is no middle. Just like there are only two choices we make in this world: […]

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How to Avoid the Self-Publishing Blues #2: You’re So Vain

You probably thought this book…. Let’s face it, one of the biggest challenges with self-publishing, other than how to best market your book is how to overcome the vanity press stigma which many people have with authors who self-publish. Back in the day, an author would write a book, go to a local printer and […]

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When A Hard Rain Falls — Cover

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover. What do you think? In this case, the answer is YES!

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How to Avoid the Self-Publishing Blues

So you’ve self-published your first, second, third, or whatever number book. As soon as you hit “enter,” “send,” or “submit” that’s when the real fun begins! I’ve recently self-published my sixth book in four years and though it might seem easier when it comes to marketing and promoting your book, there are always new challenges […]

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An Excerpt from When a Hard Rain Falls

“Halfway across the canal, he lost his footing and fell in. The water, which was cold and filled with debris, came up to his chest. He knew that in some parts of the canal, the water was over ten feet deep, but much higher now as it continued to rise and swell. He was a […]

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Want to sell more books? Spread the word one book at a time

I know its easier said than done, but if you a self-published author the one way for you to sell more books is to get your readers on board. Unless you’re willing shell out x amount of dollars for publicity and advertising (with no guarantee that you will sell your books) the most effective, not […]

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Amazon Reviews

I have a new marketing strategy. Actually, it’s not a new one and I didn’t even come up with the idea. What I do is look for indie writers who self publish like myself, download their books, read them and then write a review. Some of the writers are my Facebook friends and I believe […]

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A Bridge too Far — Hoengseong, South Korea

The first filming of the day was near this bridge leading into Hoengseong. In 1951, this was the only route leading into town and for the men of the 38th Infantry Regiment, Support Force 21, and ROK forces, this was the end of Massacre Valley and the way to safety. The original bridge was destroyed […]

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Interview in Big Al’s Books and Pals

I’m honored and humbled to have been interviewed for Big Al’s Books and Pals’ Author Series. Without question, Big Al’s is the online place to be for book reviews and interviews. How exclusive and important is it? I had to wait for almost a year for my book to be reviewed–the waiting list is that […]

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Welcome Home, Sgt. 1st Class Eddie A. Viers

Another soldier has come home. More than 60 years after an early Korean War battle, Sgt. 1st Class Edris “Eddie” A. Viers is returning home to Iowa. Viers, a 32-year old Swan, Iowa native serving with Battery A, 555th Field Artillery Battalion, 24th Infantry Division, U.S. Army, was last seen Aug. 12, 1950 as his […]

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