Monthly Archives: July 2012

What Lies Beneath

Work on the ‘Mindbenders’ sequel is proceeding. I’m almost at the end of a good draft; the next several should proceed much more quickly (fingers crossed). I’m not an orderly storyteller. Stories come out of my subconscious in episodes and … Continue reading

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Help Me Find More Readers!

Can I ask a favor? I’ve just been informed that there are certain thresholds for ‘Like’s’ and tags and reviews on Amazon and if you’re over those thresholds, Amazon may (no guarantees) review you and kick you into a more … Continue reading

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Take Me Out…

Smitty and I went to a ballgame – Brooklyn Cyclones vs the Staten Island Yankees, at the Cyclones home field on Coney Island. It was a great date. Smitty said she thought the seats were kind of high up and … Continue reading

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The Road That Takes You

Smitty told me the other night: the world is 3% sociopaths who run roughshod over the rest of us – everyone else just wants to be heard. This might not be an exact quote. Anyway, the thought speaks to me in … Continue reading

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A Good Story Isn’t a Pancake

You have to feel a story. It has to come from some impulse way down deep inside. One popular strain of advice for independent writers these days is: write a lot of books really fast. Then when a reader discovers … Continue reading

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Read for Free Now – Buy (maybe) Later!

Mindbenders is FREE (once again) today on Amazon! Those of you who’ve been curious or even interested but haven’t yet read this ‘intriguing’ ‘gripping’ ‘thought-provoking’ thriller(quotes from reader reviews – hey, how come nobody’s used ‘harrowing’ yet; you can’t read … Continue reading

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New One-Star ‘Mindbenders’ Review!

They always say no one will believe you’re real if you only have sterling reviews – so now everyone will believe me! 1.0 out of 5 stars Slow Paced…, July 10, 2012 By Mrs Wright “AC Wright” (Alabama) I have received this book from … Continue reading

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Moses and Me

Weird guy, Moses. Reminds me of Lincoln. Brooders, both of ‘em. No, not brothers, brooders. Sat around brooding all night. Don’t let them get near the mead or you’ll pay for it. Moses would sit around the campfire some nights … Continue reading

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How Amazon’s KDP Select works

Editor’s Note: This information is no longer current. Amazon has heavily reduced the effect freebies have on your sales rank. So this is now a history piece, no longer a ‘how-to’… There’s been loads of ink about Amazon’s KDP (Kindle … Continue reading

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