Category Archives: Creative Writing

Today’s the day-It’s going to happen!!!

It’s going to happen today at 2:00 (that’s 1400 hours for those of you on 24 hour time). The printer called and said the books will be ready. That means the “new” books – without my email printed on the cover, without the misspelled words that I did not catch, without the uneven border all

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Self-Publishing – Pre Press Part

I thought that the writing of the novel would be the hard part – how wrong I was! I’ve  completed a novel – my first book after several years of writing cookbooks and articles for magazines and newspapers. I was determined to do it all – by myself. That means I was forgoing the “traditional”

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A little tolerance, please?

I don’t know whether to laugh or cry when someone tells me they’re afraid to visit Israel – “the terrorism and all that”.  I’m always tempted to say “Are you kidding me?” Tell me where it’s safe. Arizona? Any of the “democratic” U.S. states targeted by Sarah Palin’s disgusting crosshairs? An Egyptian Coptic church? A

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Book Marketing – Hint #1

I thought writing a book would be hard. WRONG! Turns out that the writing part was a piece of cake. Now the really tough part begins. I’ve written the novel and formatted it. It’s called Menopause in Manhattan and I hope to be announcing its birth very soon. It’s in my editor’s hands undergoing a

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