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Geoffrey's Latest Blogs

Dec.05.2012 - 9:11 am
A day late and a dollar short. I was supposed to do my "Blog Hop" entry yesterday, but things happened — including, believe it or not, a visit by Omar Sharif to our little...
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Oct.31.2012 - 2:36 pm
We love Paris, ma copine and I, for all the usual reasons. The great monuments, the museums including the famous and the smaller specialized ones, the good tastes in even modest...
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Oct.20.2012 - 3:08 pm
When I first stepped onto the tarmac of Caracas' Maiquetía airport in July, 1963, shortly after my 22d birthday, I knew just four words of Spanish: caballo, pistola, sombrero and...
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Oct.11.2012 - 4:37 am
This Book Baby post (Finding a Literary Agent)  inspired these reflections. Your situation may be different, but for me, this is an argument for skipping the whole process,...
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Comments from Geoffrey

Sep.01.2011 - 11:04 am
In response to: Self-Publishing and Reviews
I wouldn't. Because I wouldn't trust the reviewer to be honestly critical, and because readers would probably suspect...
Sep.01.2011 - 10:51 am
In response to: Erica Jong Does the Six Question Sex Interview!
Good sense and good fun. Thanks.
Sep.01.2011 - 10:45 am
In response to: Welcome to the All-New Red Room!
I like it! You've made me want to participate more actively.
Sep.01.2011 - 10:41 am
In response to: Kill the first novel? Are you INSANE?
I could hear my own thoughts as I read yours. Except the part about exposing the cleavage, which wouldn't work for me....
Jul.07.2011 - 11:07 am
In response to: Free ebooks for Our Troops
Great idea. I'd like to offer my new novel through Smashwords, but I get a "404" when I click on the link. Please let...