Monthly Archives:: October 2012

Released!!

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The complete text of “All the Time in Our World” is now available to everyone through Amazon Kindle! All four parts have been uploaded and are for sale (though it may be a day or so before part 4 shows up on the web site). The entire novel will be available as a single Kindle… Read more »

Psalm 88 and Garison Fitch

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“Most writers don’t make a living at writing.” I’ve heard that many times. It’s meant to be discouraging and, yes, it is. As a young writer, one sees the writers who are obviously making a living at it and it’s natural to think to oneself, “I want to do that.” The reality is that the… Read more »

What was George doing in the road?

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People who have read “First Time – The Legend of Garison Fitch” have often asked me, “What was George doing in that street anyway? He’s eleven, for crying out loud!” The crazy thing is: I have an answer. The problem is: there was never a good place to put it in the book. Every time… Read more »

Seeing the Written

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There is a moment in “All the Time in Our World” where Marianne and Edward have gotten into a newlywed’s battle over something that started very small. As anyone who is married–or has been married–those little things can become big things until, eventually, they explode. In the fortunate instances, the warring parties look back and… Read more »

Script Sampler

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Fiddling with turning “First Time: The Legend of Garison Fitch – Book 1″ into a screenplay … First Time by Samuel Ben White script sample Act I Scene 1 [Setting: home laboratory. Heather is standing off to the side, looking excitedly anxious.] [A blinding flash of light. The time machine appears, with Garison standing on… Read more »

Check, Mate!

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I got a check in the mail last Tuesday because between August 1, 2009 and January 31, 2010 I sold 12 paperback copies of my novels. I know that doesn’t sound like much, but considering I still don’t know who is buying them, and the total of my marketing “effort” has been word-of-mouth and this… Read more »