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Aug.04.2012
    Well folks, your correspondent has done gone and done it again: Dragon’s Ark has scooped up another award, this time First Prize in Horror Fiction from the National Indie Excellence Book Awards for 2012 (NIEA). I don’t know too much about the NIEA at this point, aside from it’s not...
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Jul.07.2012
  A couple weeks ago, on a site where some successful mystery writers gather to talk shop, one contributor made an astonishing assertion: Novelists don’t need to hire—for pay—copyeditors to do a final review of their book. All they need to do is have the writers in their affinity group, be it...
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Jun.04.2012
  It’s Monday, June 4, not a good day to not be in New York. My old college girlfriend just this last week moved into a lovely house in Connecticut, an hour or so drive through the rich subtropical-green sward from where I was born and brought up in Westchester County, news that turns over in...
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May.12.2012
  For Immediate Release Oakland, CA—May 12, 2012 (Ambler House Publishing): Dragon’s Ark, a horror novel by Northern California author Thomas Burchfield has won the Bronze Medal in the Horror category in the 2012 Independent Book Publishers Association Awards (“IPPY”). Dragon’s Ark tells the...
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Nov.04.2011
  This week, the Red Room has challenged its members to write about our favorite book for sale on the new Red Room bookstore.   A-ha! I thinks to myself. I could praise Red Room member David Corbett’s novel Do They Know I’m Running? or, recommend any number from member Peter Straub’s...
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Sep.23.2011
This April, I delivered my first presentation to promote my novel Dragon’s Ark  at the monthly meeting of the California Writers Club—Berkeley Branch. I’m a trained actor with a Bachelor’s in Speech-Theatre (U.W.-Oshkosh) and I’ve spoken off and on over the years. I spent days preparing my...
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Jul.30.2011
(Thanks for coming by, but if you're not reading this at my official web page, you are sure missing some nice photos!)   On Friday, Elizabeth and I walked through golden morning to the Alpine County Sheriff’s Office to present Dragon’s Ark to Christine Branscombe, deputy, support services...
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Jul.29.2011
[If you're reading this here and not at my official web page, you're missing some swell photos!)   You may have noticed a sag in my marketing efforts for my novel Dragon’s Ark (Ambler HousePublishing; $15, available in POD through your local bookstore, Amazon, Barnes& Noble, Powell's...
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Jul.06.2011
Welcome: This week I'm guest posting about my experiences as an indie publisher at the Web page of Joel Friedlander, the Book Designer and the interior designer of my novel Dragon's Ark. Joel's a great guy, a pioneer in this field and the place the start for those of you considering trekking this...
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Apr.23.2011
Another version of this piece with informative photo can be seen at my official web page, A Curious Man. Thanks for coming by!   It took me two years from when I saw Bela Lugosi in the 1931 Dracula to find the Bram Stoker novel from which it —after being wrung through the wringer of a stage...