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It is now five days, I see, since my last entry. I’d like to say that that’s because I’ve been hard at work on the new novel, but the truth is that I’ve been distracted by another assignment. The good news is that I may have an agent for Desert. I’ve been sending it out […]

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As faithful readers of this column will recall, my timetable for book marketing was made a hash of by my printer’s failure to deliver the goods on time.  By the time I had the books in hand, the insanity of the Christmas season was upon us.  So I put most of my marketing campaign on […]

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Called the printer yesterday, and received the welcome news that the book is scheduled for completion this coming Thursday, the 26th, so two thousand copies of The Great American Desert will soon be winging their way here.  Okay, not winging.  Two thousand copies is over a ton o’ books.  I don’t even want to know […]

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The book proposal, less than a day and a half late, is done. Or at least the first draft is. Now we’ll see what the agent has to say. Pop quiz: How many of you actually believed it would be done when I said it would be? I know I didn’t, but I also knew […]

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