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My life in presidencies

US Presidential Seal (from Wikimedia Commons)On Friday, the 11th presidency of my lifetime will start. I don’t like to think I’m that old, but I have lived through 55 of the most interesting years in American history. Here’s a rundown.

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My answers to questions agents ask writers

Matthew Arnold Stern at Indie Author Day in AnaheimChuck Sambuchino of Writer’s Digest posted a helpful column by Lisa Katzenberger listing four questions agents ask writers at pitch sessions. I’m working to get my new novels published, so here are my answers to those questions. If you’re a writer, my responses may help you formulate your own answers. If you’re an agent or publisher, please read on. Read more »

Fun a Day Reseda – The Amiga beta is here!

Amiga beta coverWell, that didn’t take long.

I now have a draft of the second novel I wrote in 2016 ready for feedback from beta readers. (To answer your first bit of feedback: Yes, the cover will be improved. This is just a temporary for the ePub version.)

So, what’s Amiga and the Amiga all about?

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Fun a Day Reseda – My 2017 Projects

Amiga WorkbenchYes, this year, I have more than one project for Fun a Day Reseda. As you can tell from the icon, one of them is to finish my new novel, Amiga. The other is to publish my Fun a Day project from last year, The Remainders. During January, I’ll keep you posted on my progress as well as share my experiences and thoughts while creating these novels. Stay tuned.

My hopes for 2017

Happy New Year 2017I can dwell on what a crap year 2016 was. But it will end, and 2017 will start. It doesn’t mean that things will instantly be better the moment the ball drops at Times Square. The problems and losses we faced in 2016 will still be there. But a new year gives us the opportunity to hope. Here are the things I hope for in 2017.

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