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Reflecting pool of regret

Once upon a time, I used to work in downtown Houston, a hustling, bustling mega-metropolis of glass-and-chrome skyscrapers soaring high into the sky, home to the corporate headquarters of oil and gas and energy powerhouses—Exxon, Chevron, Halliburton, etc., etc. As a cog, raging against the machine (ha!), I often found

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Do the Funky Chicken Scratch!

The pen is mightier than the sword. Which means, for the most part, per my understanding anyway, that you can do more damage with your words than with a razor-sharp steel blade. Honestly, I think that’s highly debatable, because you can do some serious, permanent damage with cutlery  (even a

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Whatdaya think?

Well, here it is, 14 days since the release of my first work upon an unsuspecting public, and I figured I would try to gauge my feelings, so far. Lots of things have been learned, realized and actualized. But, most of all, I now know that I need reviews to sell

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7 Days Later

Well, it’s been seven days since I officially became a published author and I figure it’s a good time for some introspective reflection. So, seven days ago, I was in a mood where I basically was just curious about what would happen once the book was out there in the market place

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Countdown to Official Publication

Well, it’s five days until I become a published author. In light of this auspicious occasion, I thought it might be necessary to think about what this means to me … I feel as though I should come up with something heartfelt and profound to share, but I really just

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Cover Up

Once upon a time, in a galaxy far far away, that is, Champions Forest in Houston, I worked at Barnes & Noble. And for a time before that, maybe 5 or 6 months, I worked at Walden Books. When I claim to have seen more than 1000 book covers, you can

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Catching up with Rachel

Catching up with Rachel isn’t easy as she diligently works on finishing two books to be published by BonzaiMoon Books later this year. However, she was gracious enough to give us a little insight into her motivations, her writing and her own personal style by answering our “Top Five Want

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