Monthly Archives: March 2013

CELEBRATE!

This occasion calls some celebratory music, so here it is: I have an exciting announcement! I have a publisher for my book. Thursday afternoon I received a call from a nice lady at Tate Publishing in Oklahoma who said they … Continue reading

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Wishin’ and Hopin’

Well, it’s been several weeks since I submitted my manuscript to a publisher. I need to send it in to a few more, but the last couple of weeks have been strewn with medical appointments, mostly for my dad, but … Continue reading

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Anachronism and Memory: Watching My Step and Attending to Detail

Writing a novel set in the 1930’s and ’40’s, I had to pay attention to anachronisms. I needed enough period detail to give the story authenticity, but not so much that it overwhelmed the narrative. In all these details, one … Continue reading

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Changes

I was rooting through some papers the other evening in an attempt to be more organized, including one box in which I keep hard copies of almost everything I’ve written since about 1978. About 1990, I started keeping things on … Continue reading

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Keeping On Keeping On

This past week I got a call from John Koehler, the head of Koehler Books where I sent the manuscript to On the Wings of Morning and had a good half-hour conversation with him. He was very encouraging about the … Continue reading

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