Category Archives: News

Summer Has Started

It would have been Anthony Bourdain’s 63rd birthday today. Enjoy a listen to his inimitable voice. He manages to bring out the poetry in Waffle House. Today is a day to remember him with love. Today would have been Anthony … Continue reading

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Beto and Pete: A Tale of Two Articles

In this election season, good journalism is important. But what happens when “good journalism” comes up against people’s uncritical adoration of a candidate? We all know the stereotype of the “hit piece.” In Janet Malcolm‘s 1990 book The Journalist and … Continue reading

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The Day That Notre Dame Burned

It was Tax Day, and that’s bad enough, but it turns out that April 15, 2019, will go down as the day that Notre Dame CathedralĀ in Paris burned almost completely. The two great towers are still standing, at least. Hours … Continue reading

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Upcoming in March: Read an E-Book Week, Followed by Guest Blogger Paula Butterfield

February has been shooting by, and I have not posted here, but let me remedy this before the month disappears completely into the rearview mirror! The first week of March (March 3-9) is the time for Read an E-Book Week … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots Published in Audiobook Format!

Have you ever wondered whether you or a loved one might have ADHD? My little self-help ebook/memoir, Connecting the Dots: My Midlife Journey with Adult AD/HD, published in 2013, is now available in audiobook format, at a suggested list price … Continue reading

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December Deals and Holiday Wishes

December is usually a slow month in the freelance world and in the book world, too. This year, I seem to have a lot going on with freelance editorial work (not complaining, this is nice!). Turns out I have some … Continue reading

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Return to Carlsbad Out Now on Amazon!

And now, back to book news! The third book in my Elsie Street contemporary gay romance trilogy, Return to Carlsbad, is done! It was released today on Amazon. On Smashwords, and the other stores like Apple and BN, it comes … Continue reading

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A Laugh on Brett

After this highly emotional week, let’s all have a laugh, courtesy of Matt Damon and Saturday Night Live:   (Needless to say, I believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.) And on a personal note, it still freaks me out that these … Continue reading

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Girding Up for Fall (With a Free Book!)

Fall promises to be hectic: We have less than sixty days left before the midterms. Looking at my wall calendar, election day is November 6. I expect to be working in a Bay Area Vote by Mail unit around election … Continue reading

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July Summer/Winter Sale Starts Tomorrow!

Phew, it’s hot! Smashwords holds its monthlong Summer/Winter ebook sale starting tomorrow and running through July 31. It’s a great opportunity to pick up new reads. Visit my book page to see my bargains. A Knight’s Tale: Kenilworth is free, … Continue reading

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