The Birth Of A Book – “Metamorphosis”

These few days: April 21, 2010 through April 23, 2010 were among my most emotionally draining days. Remembering and recounting the last days of my working life brought me to tears. Truthfully, even now reading these old posts ignites memories and emotions I had not felt in, well…about three years. Though I have shared many of the old posts, in actual time, less than a month had passed....
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Guest Blog by Frank Ruffolo – “An Indie Author”

 An Indie Author by Frank Ruffolo An Indie author. What are we,who are we,why are we? Indie authors position themselves before their keyboards and bleed through their fingertips to quiet the voices in their heads. We are storytellers, bringing you the best we have to offer. We are mothers, retirees, teachers, construction workers and clerks. We do not have large corporate publishers and agents....
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The Birth Of A Book – “For Better And Worse”

As with everything in life, there is good, and there is bad. The same holds true in VA hospitals. There are outstanding VA hospitals (Dallas TX, Northport NY, Manhattan NY) and there are bad VA hospitals (Brooklyn NY). To be fair, I do not know the state of that hospital now. Events I discuss in this blog happened a decade ago. Hopefully the VA has corrected the problems. You may have noticed...
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Guest Blog by Sara Brooke – “Horror Writing – Strap Yourself In”

Horror Writing – Strap Yourself In by Sara Brooke When I was asked to contribute a guest post to this blog site, the host made the comment, “Oh, you write horror!  It would be very interesting to hear about that.” It was a comment that made me smile, because I generally get one of several reactions when I share that my books are in the horror/suspense genre. Sometimes people look at me...
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The Birth Of A Book – “The Brooklyn Hospital Nightmares Begin”

All three of these posts were written and published on the sme day. This period in my life marked the beginning of the end for me, although I would not recognise that fact for another year or so. It also marked a period where my lung health took center stage over my heart problems. Another writing landmark  appeared as well. Can you tell what it is? I began adding medical information. This is...
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