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Category: Uncategorized Three New Travel Shorts

http://www.yatscoffbooks.com/short-stories/ Stupid Bloody Tourist occurred many moons ago in Ubud, Bali, when I had my first experience in the Third World along the old hippie trail Sydney to London overland.  Super Optometrist is from last year when my wife and I spent most of the winter in S.E. Asia.  Indonesian Freighter (I did not pick the lame title).was published by

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Category: Uncategorized Another good reason to read eBooks – Shades Of Grey

Being discreet.  Now that Shades of Grey is so popular, do you really expect to find the hardcover laying around the house with the kiddies around?  You can attract attention by reading it in public.  With an eReader you can click off your erotica genre with a flick.  Password protection is a must for discretion.

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Category: Uncategorized Grade 4 eBook reading

Yes, it is possible to do a reading of an eBook.  Read ch.1 of ‘Archie’s Gold‘ to Dinah Liko’s gr. 4 class @ Chester school in Toronto last Thursday.  Half the class said there was an eReader in their homes. They enjoyed it so much I had to sit and give autographs afterwards in their daily journals.  They were interested

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Category: Uncategorized Old Flames @ Authonomy site

http://www.authonomy.com/books/43968/old-flames-/ Decided to get some input on Old Flames from a site run by Random House Publishing.  I submitted 4 chapters and figure I can get a small review out  of it and hang it on my wall.

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Category: Uncategorized Keep on Keepin’ On

Currently, I’m into editing The Blob…In My Shoes(juvenile) as is my writer’s group.  They’re on Chapter 4.  Originally this story was entitled Eldon’s Shoes and it went through at least 10 ten drafts.  Lobster Press said it would be better if I changed the perspective to 1st person.  This is not as easy as it sounds. They still didn’t like

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Category: Uncategorized Book price reduction

I’ve decided to try and increase sales of my eBooks by reducing their prices. Freebies didn’t work.  My firefighter mystery/suspense novels are $4.99 and my juvenile/chapter eBooks are $2.99. I also have a juvenile for .99 cents until June. Why? Well, everyone’s downloading the Hunger Games @ $5.00 so I have to compete and undercut Suzanne Collins. Sorry to do

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Category: Uncategorized My Online Interview

Kitty Bullard of the blog Great Minds Think Aloud posted her online interview of me.  Kitty’s got a pretty good website and blog.  She called my work “phenomenal” which pleases me greatly.

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Category: Uncategorized Do you like my tentative title?

My 3rd firefighter novel (see FF novel tab) title has never sit right with me.  My wife recently said it sounds like a gardening book.  We came up with Final Response.  Any comments?

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Category: Uncategorized .99 cent juvenile/middle grade book promo

It’s here and at a very attractive price.  If you or your kids likes reading page-turning romps Out On A Limb is for you.  And the price!  Such a deal.  I put my two mischievous boys from Ransom, Big Bill and Squirt up against Egghead, the mean old man who hates  kids and kills neighborhood cats.   These boys have

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