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Dec.07.2012
I finished writing my annual Christmas letter a few days ago.  For at least 35 years (I've forgotten how many), I've sent out creative "letters" during the holiday season--and have received rave reviews.  The theme of this year's letter is the approaching Chinese Year of the...
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Dec.05.2012
 GUEST POST 12/6/12 BY AUTHOR WENDY D. WALTER.     I’d like to extend a warm welcome to   Wendy D. Walter. Wendy is a fellow member of California Writers Club, San Francisco/Peninsula Branch. Be sure to enter her contest for a free copy of Ambril’s Tale: Return of the...
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Nov.15.2012
Okay, I've created my second book trailer using Animoto.  This trailer is for "Fault Zone: Over the Edge (Sand Hill Review Press).  "Fault Zone: Over the Edge" is an anthology of stories due for release in December 2012.  My short short, "Unsettled," will be included in the book. An...
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Nov.10.2012
Five years have passed since KOMENAR released my award-winning debut novel, "Heroes Arise."  Today, I chanced upon a lovely book review for "Heroes Arise" on the Colony Library Lady website. To read the review, go to: http://colonylibrarylady.com/2012/10/29/heroes-arise To view my book...
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Sep.25.2012
Hi all, Today I created my first book trailer using Animoto and I'm happy with the result.  Most of the work was done beforehand collecting royalty-free pictures and music.  Making the actual video was pretty fast, all things considered.  Authors out there should give it a try. Go to...
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Jun.13.2012
My novel, “Heroes Arise” turns five years old this year and has received some recent publicity.  Please help me celebrate my book’s birthday and also spread the word in the following ways:    Visit the MK McClintock Blog and share the link with others.  MK recently...
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Mar.13.2012
This morning I sat down to work on my next novel, a fantasy set during Mexican California’s Bear Flag Rebellion.  Then a report from Human Rights Watch (HRW) jolted me out of my 1846 mindset.  I landed in 2012. Farewell funky flintlocks.  Good-bye Mexican lancers.  Hello Syrian...
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Mar.04.2012
"Should I roll up my right pant leg on April 4th, or my left?" *** Do you support the idea of a world free of landmines?  If so, show that support on Wednesday, April 4.  Spend the day with one of your pant legs rolled up just below (or if needed, above) the knee.  Which means, gals...
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Feb.22.2012
Dragon Dronet as Darth Malgus Okay, it took me two months to hear about my friend, Dragon Dronet, playing Darth Malgus in the Star Wars Times Square Flash Mob last December.  He even shaved his head for the part.  So all you fans who are as out of touch as I am, be sure to watch the “...
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Feb.13.2012
  Mark your Calendars for April 4!  Every Deed Matters. In December 2005, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly declared April 4 of each year “International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.”  I just learned about the declaration a few months ago.  “...