My Novelette “The Fallen Shall Rise” is FREE Starting February 14th

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My SciFi space opera novelette The Fallen Shall Rise is available as a FREE download from Amazon onto your kindle from today, February 14th (a perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your science fiction friend or companion) through the end of the week on the 18th.

This book is part of the 224-verse as published by Starry Eyed Press.

It ends somewhat on a “cliffhanger” (well, not exactly), so I’m in the process of finalizing my draft of its sequel and my first novel, currently called “The Second War”, although things are still a bit fluid.

Here’s a sample of what you’ll find in “Fallen”:

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Get “The Haunting of the Ginger’s Regret” for FREE!

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From today, December 8th through the 12th. these digital books from Starry Eyed Press are absolutely free for download onto your Kindle device:




They’re all set in the 224-verse including my novelette The Haunting of the Ginger’s Regret.

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Better Late Than Never: Interviewed by Tina Holland


Tina Holland as shown on her blog.

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This is kind of embarrassing. I’ve suffered another memory glitch. Some months ago, I was asked if I wanted to be interviewed by my writing. Of course, I said yes and proceeded to answer the interviewer’s questions.

She told me when to expect it to be published and sent me a link via email. I swear I meant to get to it, but I must have been distracted.

I was cleaning out some old emails and came across the one from Tina Holland just a little while ago. The interview went live over two months ago.

Sorry, Tina.

But as I said, better late than never:

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“Repent, Old Indie Writer,” Said The TikTok Man


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So I’m trying to expand into different areas of social media to see how they work for book promotion. To that end, I created a TikTok account (yes, I know, it’s for really young people to make short, humorous videos). But Richard Paolinelli has been using it, so I figured I’d give it a try.

I haven’t had the nerve to actually make a video showing my face yet, but I suppose I’ll get there. I really should watch some of Richard’s videos since he’s a geezer like I am.

Oh, I’ve revived my old Instagram account just for giggles.

If you are on either or both of these platforms, feel free to find and follow me.

Here’s my promotional TikTok video. It’s pretty short:

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