Madness in the White House

My God, my God…   I just watched MOBY DICK starring Patrick Stewart. It was a depiction of single-minded madness. What was most disturbing is that the First Officer aboard the ship had no doubt Captain Ahab was insane; he just couldn’t get his ship mates to mutiny to save their own lives.  It was…

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Write a Book, Get Hooked!

I don’t know a single person on the planet who doesn’t have at least one book in them.  Alas, not everyone can write a riveting book, so even a fascinating memoir can fail, with so many titles coming out every minute of every day. (Literally! Every. Minute. Of. Every. Day.)   Sound daunting?  It can…

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Soooo Excited! I Just Can’t Hide It!

Yeah, I have Christmas Tree Brain once again.  Womb Man: How I Survived Growing Up in a Booby-Trapped World is in review at Createspace (CS). In 24 hours I can order a galley proof and get it on its way to me.   It was approved once before but then I noticed that the Chapter…

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Final Womb Man Cover is EXCEPTIONAL!!!

*SIGH*   I am seriously, deliriously delighted with the way the Womb Man cover turned out. Lisa Twining Taylor of Dancing Goat Web Design just gets better and better by the day–and she started out AMAZING, so I don’t know how that’s even possible!   Oh, yes, I do. Lisa is the learning-est (how do…

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Womb Man Has Expanded My World

I’m blown away.   Since reading Womb Man: How I Survived Growing Up in a Booby-Trapped World, there are several more dear friends  who have shared their own, similar story with me.  (I sent the manuscript to about a dozen beta readers whose feedback I treasure because they always tell me the truth–the good, the…

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Womb Man is Almost Ready to Roll Out!

WOO HOO! This week Lisa Twining Taylor is putting the finishing touches on the cover of my new book ‘Womb Man: How I Survived Growing Up in a Booby-Trapped World’.   I’ve just gone through the manuscript again, adding several chapters, and am so excited to be on the verge of rolling it out to…

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A New Review of DeForest Kelley Up Close & Personal

WOW! Just WOW! Look at this AMAZING email that Samantha Pitts just sent me, which she has given me permission to republish and take snippets from, as I see fit, to use in marketing pieces. I’m blown away.   Hello Kris, Within the past week, I’ve both read and listened to your wonderful memoir of…

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Post-Op Report

Here’s your post-op report on on my gallbladder removal surgery yesterday afternoon.   I was in the hospital 8 hours total starting at noon for pre-op tests and prep (to be sure my INR rate was low enough for surgery–it was a little too low so they gave me a shot of heparin to protect…

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The Journey Back from Hell…

I’ve just finished reading The Journey Back from Hell: Conversations with Concentration Camp Survivors.   I read a book or two about the World War II Holocaust at least every couple of years. Although I wasn’t born when it took place, from a very young age I heard the stories, watched the trials, saw the…

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