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100th Five-Star Review

Have you ever looked at the number of reviews books receive by their readers?  For some of the super-star books, you may find hundreds of reviews.  Most, however, have less than a handful. Understandably, most people don’t leave reviews.  To … Continue reading

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Still Top Rated!

Amazon has several ways to describe how a book is doing. Sales, of course, is a big one.  But, honestly, it’s hard to complete with the big publishing companies that can push out thousands of books all over the country … Continue reading

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GRAND PRIZE – Writer’s Digest

I just learned The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty won the GRAND PRIZE in the 2014 Writer’s Digest book contest, beating out every book in eight different categories. Needless to say, I’m thrilled. Writer’s Digest will do an interview with me … Continue reading

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Best Seller Status

The Universe Builders reached Best Seller / Top 100 Paid status on Amazon in several categories during the six months after it’s release. We were delighted to see it ranked in the top 100 in all these categories: Science Fiction … Continue reading

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Top Rated Book!

This post has been updated.  Please click here.   Amazon has several ways to describe how a book is doing. Sales, of course, is a big one.  But, honestly, it can be hard to complete with the big publishing companies … Continue reading

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Barnes & Noble Book Signing

I am very excited about the next of my book signing events (the fifth in the last three weeks).  We will be ending the year with a signing at the Barnes & Noble store in Muskegon, Michigan on Sunday, December … Continue reading

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Hackley Library – Talk / Signing

I am looking forward to talking about my book at the Hackley Library on Tuesday, November 25th, from 6-7 PM. The book is a humorous fantasy about a young god who has just graduated from God School.  His biggest ambition … Continue reading

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Book Signing Frenzy

Wow. I am going to be really busy. We have LOTS of book signings coming up. If any of you are in the Western Michigan area, please come visit me. These links to Facebook will give you all the info. … Continue reading

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Nine Things to Help a Friend Who Is a Writer

  1. Buy your friend’s book.   And, encourage your friends to buy it, too! 2. Give it as a gift. Give the book to friends and family. Don’t wait for the holidays; the sooner you buy, the more confidence you’ll … Continue reading

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First Book Signing – Thank you!

I want to express my thanks to everyone who made our Book Signing Event so very successful. The Muskegon Center for the Arts (MCA) has not only a great venue located in a convenient downtown location, but they have a … Continue reading

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