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Books in your pocket

We would all love to grab our favorite paperback, settle into our most comfortable chair, and immerse ourselves in a great story. But who has the time? We have errands to do, kids to drive around, and dishes to clean. The only downtime we usually have is when we’re stuck waiting — waiting in a …

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Do we still need bookstores?

I’m writing this post from our local Barnes and Noble, which may be one of the 240-290 stores the company closes over the next decade. I would miss this particular B&N since I signed my novel Offline here. I would especially miss B&N if it went the same way as Borders and closes completely. But …

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What I’m doing next in writing

So, what am I doing next in writing? A number of things! My New eBook: Table Topics for All Occasions What you see to the left is the front cover of my new eBook. Table Topics for All Occasions includes 500 questions on a variety of subjects, and it takes you step-by-step from hearing the …

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“So what’s new with writing?”

Plenty! First of all, you can now buy my novel Offline for your iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and many other eReaders that support ePub books. If you buy it at, you can get it for the low price of $4.95. If you haven’t read it, consider adding it to your summer reading list. I’m …

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Borders and Licorice Pizza

I look at Borders, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy today, the same way I look at Licorice Pizza, a favorite music store of the 1970s and 1980s. Both were fun places to shop at, but both fell victim to the economy and changing times. Music stores, like bookstores, were social spots as well as places …

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