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Dare I Call It Murder?

37 years ago today my parents set sail for Tahiti. I never saw them again: Dare I call it murder? These anniversary dates are tough, because they always trigger emotions lying deep in my gut. I do my my best … Continue reading

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The Making of a Best Seller . . . and Other Myths

Re: Iowa Bookseller Pumps Up Sales for Author’s Memoir A best seller? Seriously? If I understand the math correctly, June Melby’s memoir, My Family and Other Hazards, became a New York Times best seller (sports) through the sale of the … Continue reading

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Thank You, Te Mana Cafe, for Fun Evening with Books

I and two other authors — David Ward and Douglas Grant — had a good evening talking about our books at the Te Mana Cafe in San Diego’s Ocean Beach neighborhood. Good food, good books, good fun. Thank you, Marguerite. … Continue reading

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Book Signing, August 1, Te Mana Cafe, San Diego

Another book event on the calendar: Te Mana Cafe, a friendly place where the motto is “Aloha in a Cup.” If you’re in the area and can come by to say hello, it would be great to see you. (And … Continue reading

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“Dare I Call It Murder?” 1-Yr Anniversary; New Titles on Horizon

Book Update Today marks the one-year anniversary of launching Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss. And what a fantastic year it’s been. Not only getting the book out, but reconnecting with folks I haven’t seen in … Continue reading

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‘Dare I Call It Murder?’ Reaches Milestone

Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss now has 150 reviews on Amazon, 96 of them 5-star ratings. Approaching the 11-month mark since publication, nearly 7,000 copies of the book have been purchased, and it has consistently … Continue reading

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Congratulations to San Diego Books Awards Finalists

Congratulations to the finalists in the 2014 San Diego Book Awards, among them some writer friends, as well as two books I edited. Books I edited . . . Accidental Immigrants by David Ward — Unpublished Memoir Water Shock by … Continue reading

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