Monthly Archives:: July 2014

September White Sale

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This September, I’m putting all my full-length novels available on Kindle on sale. As you may have guessed, I have no clue what I’m doing as far as marketing my books, so this is an experiment. The price I orginally marked my books at was about half the paperback price for the Garison Fitch books… Read more »

What Could Be

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In my novel “Psalm 88″, there’s a passage that really pushed me toward self-publishing. In the story, Joe and Ellen are growing closer together. Ellen offers herself (sexually but subtly) to Joe. He turns her down–for reasons you need to read to fully appreciate. I had a Christian publisher who claimed interest in the novel,… Read more »

Experimental

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I love the story of “So Many Books”, but in some ways the telling of it was experimental. As I mentioned in my last blog, it came from a dream. As I first started telling the story, I was telling it strictly from the perspective of my dream. First person. But then, as I really… Read more »

So Many Books (the blog)

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I had a dream one night in which I was walking into a run-down house near the Wichita Mountains. In the house lived a teenage girl and an old man who had been her step-father. I was there to rescue her from him. I stepped into her bedroom to help her gather her things and… Read more »

Thinkin’ of Buyin’?

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Thinking of buying a Kindle? If you click on the “Kindle box” on the left side of this web page and order from there, you’ll actually be supporting this site! Even if you’re not buying one today, click on that link and take a look at them. They’re really slick!

Excerpt from “Tales from a Western Life”

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It was summer in the year of 1879 when John Overstreet found himself chasing cattle for B-Spec, a west Texas ranch headquartered near Guthrie. The Texas sun beat down hard on a man out there because there just wasn’t anything to keep it off of him. John wore a wide-brimmed hat, but even that wasn’t… Read more »

Hoorah (2)!!

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Finished my rewrite on the passage of “Tales From a Western Life” that had always bugged me! Now … when do I release it? Any thoughts, readers?