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Darkness Ascendant on sale now

Book two is available in Kindle edition and paperback at my CreateSpace store. There’s no Prime shipping from my e-store. The Amazon trade paperback takes a while longer to get on sale. Here’s where you can buy book two for … Continue reading

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The 99 cent book sale

I put the Kindle version of Darkness Rising: Book One of the Catmage Chronicles on sale for 99 cents today and tomorrow. Tell a friend. Heck, buy it as a gift for a friend with a Kindle. Look at it … Continue reading

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Calling all Facebook users

The ones who also read my blog, that is. I’d appreciate it if you shared this post on your FB feed. The more views, the better chance of a book sale. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=512009022179258&set=a.428121710567990.91802.411051125608382&type=1 Just click on the “share” link at the … Continue reading

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Darkness Rising makes it into the Times Dispatch

Darkness Rising: Book One of The Catmage Chronicles made it into my local paper. Alas, they don’t review self-published books. And they don’t link to them on Amazon, either, which is missing a crucial form of revenue, if you ask … Continue reading

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A new Barry Rubin book

There’s a new Barry Rubin book out, which is always a good thing. Israel: An Introduction written by one of the best writers on Israel around. Go buy it. You won’t regret it.

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Tolkien geek. Yes, I am a Tolkien geek.

The Hobbit trailer debuted the other day. (Really funny first comment at the link, from someone who has obviously read the books and wanted to see how stupid some commenters can be. Scroll down.) Sigh. Next year? NEXT YEAR?

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Why authors are leaving traditional publishing for e-books

This is why, in a nutshell, authors are going to leave the publishing houses: Joe: We figured out that the 25% royalty on ebooks they offer is actually 14.9% to the writer after everyone gets their cut. 14.9% on a … Continue reading

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The BBC Book Challenge

Because it’s easier to do this here than on Facebook, and because Sarah reminded me that this is out there (it’s been out a while, and I think I must have posted the list in the past), here we go … Continue reading

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Eye of Sauron found in space

The Hubble found where Sauron’s hiding. And I found the picture at NASA to bring to you. The news articles weren’t polite enough to link back, but I am.

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Harper Lee: All the honors

President Bush is awarding Harper Lee, author of To Kill A Mockingbird, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Bravo, Mr. President, and Brava, Ms. Lee. From the press release: Harper Lee has made an outstanding contribution to America’s literary tradition. At … Continue reading

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Rowling outs Dumbledore

Things that make you go hmmm: Harry Potter fans, the rumors are true: Albus Dumbledore, master wizard and Headmaster of Hogwarts, is gay. J.K. Rowling, author of the mega-selling fantasy series that ended last summer, outed the beloved character Friday … Continue reading

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Piling on Walt & Mearsheimer

Two more anti-W-M book reviews to report. The first, from Bloomberg News, a devastating attack by Charles Taylor who, I think if I were to take a guess judging by his name, is not a member of The Lobby (or … Continue reading

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The Israel Lobby, hardcover edition

Two interesting pieces on the Walt-Mearsheimer anti-Israel screed, for your reading pleasure. The first is in the WSJ: A crop of Israel’s critics — most prominently Jimmy Carter and now Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer, the authors of “The Israel … Continue reading

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Walt & Mearsheimer: The hardcover version

The Israel Lobby is so dangerous to America, the authors of the widely-discredited paper have turned it into a book. And they’re taking it on the road. Only the Israel Lobby is preventing them from speaking, because you simply can’t … Continue reading

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Harry Potter: More reading material

Sarah has finished book 7, and I said a few days ago that I’d wait until she finished the book before posting about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. I guess I should wait for Larry to finish it, though, … Continue reading

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