Category Archives: Blog Journey

The Blog Journey contains posts detailing my journey into the Blogosphere.

Working on Sequel

I have written about 25% of my sequel, Canopy of Mystery.  I have two book signings planned and am planning many more at the Half Price Book stores around the metroplex. 

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Pocketbooks printed

I have accomplished the following in the last two weeks: I had BookBaby print 100 copies of Canopy of Hope in the ‘Pocketbook’ format (4.68 x 6.87). This is what most people call a paperback and used by most commercially … Continue reading

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First Draft Finished

The first draft of Canopy of Hope is finally done. Now I have to attack my ‘edit list’, about 15 things I want to change. Getting close…

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Encouraging

I met a nice person at the Mall today. When he heard I was a writer he was immediately interested and wanted to know where to find my work. Although I don’t have a finished novel to offer him, I … Continue reading

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Progress

The book “Canopy of Hope” is coming along nicely. I am up to about 45,000 words. I am not sure how many words it will take to complete the story, but I am guessing around 80,000.  I have gotten a … Continue reading

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Forney

I should have posted earlier about the presentation in Forney. The Forney Fine Arts Council is composed of some fine people. I really enjoyed meeting them and the discussions that we had. 

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Forney Arts Council

I have been invited to speak by the FAC’s Literary Committee on the subject of self-publishing.  It will be at Crumbzz in Forney, TX, located at 212 S. Boris D’Arc and happen at 6:30pm June 2nd I am not a … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction

I was challenged to write a story in 100 words or less. Here is my attempt — 100 words exactly. —————– She remembered the tattoo. Everything else about the incident was unclear, lost in the dustbin of memory. She knew … Continue reading

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CreateSpace Webinar

I attended a free Webinar given by Joel Friedlander (his site is referenced in the panel to the right) on the subject of Amazon’s CresteSpace which is used for print books.  In the Webinar he stepped through an example of … Continue reading

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Progress

The book is coming along nicely. Although some of time since retirement has been spent with family — one of my kids moved a thousand miles away — I have been making progress. I have 25000 words so far. The … Continue reading

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