Monthly Archives: January 2017

More Marketing

I went under a rock for a week but I need to market my book. Besides, re-reading the reviews is encouraging. James Koenig, founder/director of Scandinavia/LA Film Festival, book/music critic, and author of The Meter is Running calls First Year … Continue reading

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Look Ma! I’m marketing!

A Writers’ Digest judge really liked First Year. Too bad it didn’t win. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JYIV9D6

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Girl on a Train, Captain Fantastic

It rained yesterday so Gordon and I watched the last two films on the list: Girl on a Train and Captain Fantastic. First of all, I’m a big Emily Blunt fan. She gave a limited character some depth. That said, … Continue reading

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Back Patting or Butt Kicking–Motivation AND Marketing

Joyce Engleson was Editor-in-Chief for E.P. Dutton and editor-at-large for Crown Publishing, among many prestigious titles. She was also a best-selling author before her death in 2010. She was a highly accomplished woman. This is what she had to say … Continue reading

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Cats

I was watching my cats, George and Gracie, in the backyard this afternoon. George is a 14-pound tomcat and Gracie is eight months old and maybe five pounds wringing wet. And Gracie LOVES George. The feeling is not returned. George … Continue reading

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Fences

It was a cool, cloudy day so Gordon and I watched Fences. Wow. I saw James Earl Jones play the part of Troy years ago and I remember being really impressed with his performance. Well, he might just have to … Continue reading

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The Crown on Netflix

I’ve just watched the first two episodes of The Crown on Netflix. It’s great! There are the usual collection of Brit actors playing the leads. Claire Foy, last saw her playing Anne Bolyn on PBS Wolf Hall, plays QE2. I … Continue reading

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