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Jan.10.2014
My completely unplanned January press tour continues with an interview over at The Hook. It was a good time, and The Hook’s readers are a complete blast. I blasted Scooby Doo, got the tears going with a bit about my Dad, and attempted to defend my strange and baffling appreciation for Steely...
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Dec.17.2013
It’s kind of hard to admit this But I did something stupid It wasn’t the last stupid thing I have done But it was perhaps the greatest   I was at a party Downtown, in a warehouse Old slaughterhouse turned hipster I was bored so I wandered   Up and up.    Seven stories until the...
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Oct.05.2013
Yesterday I went to the mall.It was one of those high-class megacomplexes.Upscale, upwardly moving, a temple of commerce.A architectural celebration of merchantry.Built of blazing glass and tempered steel.A wonder to behold.Quite nice.No riff-raff here.No refuge for the riff-raff here. Only room...
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Jul.18.2013
How to Write a Novel…and Not Lose Your Mind in the Process By Tom Lucas   If the title of this post caught your eye, my guess is that at some point you have said: “I’m going to write a book someday.” Or perhaps: “I want to write a book.” And even better yet? “I’m working on a book.”  As...
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Jul.10.2013
Hmm, feels weird to write a headline in the third person, but the Internet gnomes told me that it is good for SEO to do so. So, a little sprinkle of happy dust on my head today that I’d just like to share. I’m featured in an article in the current (September) issue of Writer’s Digest. The...
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Dec.31.2012
  “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice.” – T.S. Eliot 2012 started rough. I was in the wrong job at the right place and I wasn’t happy. I seriously considered playing in traffic. But then, I started blogging and took my finished...
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Dec.21.2012
  Last Saturday, I joined forces with my Indie Author's group to put on a Book Launch/Signing party. We all had books out for sale. It was a celebration of DIY sweetness. Many of my colleagues and friends came out to support my book launch. It was the first of what I hope will be many...
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Dec.19.2012
  My first post-release interview! I like this author thing, I think I'll keep it. The other day I was honored to have the opportunity to talk to Lynda Haviland, a fantastic author and blogger. She put me over the coals and made me answer the tough questions. I barely made it out of the...
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Dec.08.2012
  Hey Folks! Only FOUR DAYS until the OFFICIAL release of Leather to the Corinthians. Crazy! Each day I vibrate just a bit faster. At this rate I should burst into flames by the middle of next week. I have some great developments that I will be sharing once we get to the other side of my...