As most of you are no doubt aware, professional advertising is extremely expensive. This is a particular challenge for authors because the royalty on a per book sale is minimal. Using my own “Just Thinking” book as an example. The most popular format to buy “Just Thinking” is eBook, which sells for around $4.75 – $5.00 (USD or currency equivalent). That generates a remuneration to me of around $2.75 – $3.00. Continue reading
BOOK – Just Thinking!
I dream ….
The following was posted in February of last year, but it seemed very appropriate to copy it forward! If more people grasped the concepts noted in the poem, the world would surely be a much happier place. Continue reading
“A Man, a Dog, …”
“Just Thinking” is a book of simple poetry (even I could understand it!) that was published a few years ago. The subjects covered include a dog, volunteerism, troubled relationships, people of the street, and just so many other perspectives on life. Continue reading
“A Monarch Butterfly”
I am going to unashamedly promote my “Just Thinking” book of poetic verse! To be totally honest (why not?), this was not how this Post started, but I was browsing through some old notes and came across a comment*** from a reader of “Just Thinking”. Continue reading
As my regular Followers know very well, I rarely do a “flashback” Post. Continue reading
Blogging is going to be rather erratic for probably most of this Spring and Summer. It’s just going to be a busy (by design) year! Continue reading
Yesterday I received an email from a blogger friend, advising me of a “humorous poetry” competition. Always inquisitive, I followed her link to the website, and decided to browse last years winning entries … and they were “quite different”. Continue reading
While I was putting the final touches to my book of poetic verse “Just Thinking” (click cover in right column for more info), I came across an invitation to submit a “peace poem”. The end result was that “My Dream” was included in the “Poets for Peace” book. Continue reading
Book! Book! Book!
Given our recent erratic weather which is culminating, as I write this, into a major snow storm accompanied (just to make it more exciting) by strong winds … Mother Nature has had/is having a high degree of influence over how I spend my time. Continue reading
“If I could catch a rainbow”
Another “gem” from sorting through an old box! It was in my handwriting, and much more recent than the 1954 photograph (ref last Tuesday Post) … but I did not create it. Continue reading