Christmas thoughts!

How to promote a book that will have a limited market?

Unless there is a huge advertising budget, then it is very difficult however … reviews are very significant and important aspects of marketing. Continue reading

“Crescent Moon”

“Just Thinking” (A little book, for when you have a little time, with some little writings, which may produce some little thoughts), was published in the latter part of last year and has already earned some interesting comments. One of the pieces (“Adrift”) was selected as a discussion point for students during National Poetry Month (USA). Continue reading

“Just a Man”

So many of us (perhaps all of us) have experienced times when our lives made no sense to us at all. Perhaps it was the residual effect of a traumatic experience, or perhaps we just found ourselves in  a state of absolute confusion.  What does one do when life appears to be pointless? What does one do when one feels isolated from the world around us? Sometimes clarity can come from a total stranger. Continue reading

New Followers!

It has been a while since I welcomed new Followers … so welcome! I have no idea how you found me, but find me you did. I have no idea why you found me, but you must have had a reason. Continue reading

“Elusive Dreams”

“Elusive Dreams” is copied from my book “Just Thinking” (link via book cover over in right column). All the poems in the book are very easy to understand. Some may provoke thoughts about life in general, or perhaps about your own life experiences, but none will leave you wondering “What on earth was that about?”! Continue reading

A Simple Melody.

I find music fascinating. A song’s lyrics can take you into your history, or your anticipated future. It can arouse tears of sadness … or joy, and can cause excitement … or simply be a sedative.  Continue reading

Be the world ……!

One of the more common philosophies on life that I have heard is “Treat others the way you would like to be treated.” There are a number of iterations of that, the most well known could well be “Do unto others as you would have done unto you.” A more recent variation is “Be the change you wish to see in the world”. They are all basically suggesting that we should set the example of how we would like to see the world. Continue reading