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Self-Promotion: Does it Work?

Let’s face it, if you’re an indie author you’ve got a long, upward battle ahead of you each time you come out with a new book. That battle is the marketing and promotional battle to publicize and promote your book. Please buy my book or I’ll end up in a van down by the river. […]

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The Panama Affair — The Soundtrack

It’s true that when I write, I often see a movie in a mind. And if I am seeing a movie in my mind, I need some music. At the same time, music from a particular period, such as the late 60s for Ice Cream Headache, also inspires me when I write. For The Panama […]

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And so it begins

On June 9, 1976, I started Air Force basic training. On June 9, 1980, I started classes at Southern Illinois University. On June 9, 1989, I arrived in Japan to teach English. Today I published The Panama Affair. Coincidence? I don’t think so. After almost two years of writing and revising and then writing and […]

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The End is Near

After almost two years of writing, revising, editing, and doing it all over again, my latest novel, The Panama Affair will soon see the light of day. It’s been quite the journey. In fact, this novel originally started out as a screenplay in the spring of 1980, just a few months before I got out of […]

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The Panama Affair — Coming Soon!

My new book, The Panama Affair will be out soon. The manuscript is still being edited and the cover design still needs to be finished. This is a rough draft of what the final design will look like. The genesis of this book dates back to 1980 when I was still in the Air Force […]

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Picture of the Day: The Ancon Inn — El Paraiso de los Hombres Solteros

The ink has faded with age, but not the memories I have of this club–the first club many service members checked out the first time they went to Panama City. I remember that there was a bus stop right in front of the door. You could hop, stagger, or stumble off the bus, right into […]

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