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Guess What! Cover of Publishers Weekly!

Hey, guys! Sorry to toot my own horn, but I’m on the cover of Publishers Weekly! Well, not me, exactly, but my book, Problems of Translation. I feel quite thrilled to see that image of my book staring up at … Continue reading

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ANOTHER FREEBIE IS HERE! TELL YOUR FRIENDS!

Okay, here’s the big news! Once again, we’ve decided to do a promotion for my comic adventure novel Problems of Translation, or Charlie’s Comic, Romantic, Terrifying, Loopy Round-the-World Journey in Search of Linguistic Happiness! Starting today and for the next 3 … Continue reading

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COME BRIGHTEN YOUR NEW YEAR ON JANUARY 25TH!

yielding a shocking glimpse, perhaps, into one writer’s mind, and how it (sometimes) works! Continue reading

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PROBLEMS OF TRANSLATION CONCLUDES 24-HOUR GIVEAWAY

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! to all those who downloaded the kindle version of my novel, Problems of Translation over the 24-hour giveaway period yesterday. Six hundred eleven people took advantage of this zero dollars sale, from all over the world! … Continue reading

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DREDGING UP THE PAST

Back in the summer of ’89 I earned a month-long stint at the Edward Albee Center at Montauk Point. It was an exhilarating and productive time, with a lot of highlights, including being feted at my birthday dinner by Edward … Continue reading

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HEADS UP! MY NEXT READING IS OCTOBER 6!

Mark your calendars! October 6 is the date of my next reading at the Cornelia Street Cafe, and I’m inviting everyone within earshot to come. It’s a Tuesday, and it will be held from 6-7:30 in their wonderful downstairs reading … Continue reading

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A Thank You and a Promise

A heartfelt thanks to all those who participated in the free-ebook promotion of my novel, Problems of Translation, this past July 2-4!  Many thanks to those who shared the information about the promotion, and of course, to those who downloaded … Continue reading

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“A SENSE OF HUMOR IS JUST COMMON SENSE, DANCING”

Got a really nice write-up in the OSARC newsletter the other day about my book, Problems of Translation. What, you inquire, is OSARC? I thought you’d never ask! My various writer’s bios (tailoring them to fit the occasion) might or might not … Continue reading

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“PROBLEMS” TRANSLATES INTO A LOT OF FUN

At last! My novel, Problems of Translation, or Charlie’s Comic, Terrifying, Romantic, Loopy Round-the-World Journey in Search of Linguistic Happiness, has finally become available as a paperback on Amazon! (E-book shortly.) Check it out! For those of you who’ve never … Continue reading

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HEY! MY NOVEL CALLED ‘COMIC MASTERPIECE’ EVEN AS IT AIMS FOR EARLY 2015 RELEASE!

I find myself actually trying to dampen the exhilaration I feel, but really, I’m walking on air from all the pre-publication comments my comic novel, Problems of Translation, due out early this year, is getting. I keep having to pinch … Continue reading

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