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Do It Different

It’s been a while. So it goes with the life of a non-fiction book. As a person they live the events. As a writer they spend months or years turning memories and notes into stories. As an author they lose … Continue reading

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Which Story Did You Read

Tell a story to a friends and each will hear something different. Eight people listening to one person’s story about an unrequited romance may hear nobility, stupidity, innocence, bad timing, glaring blind spots, social commentary, humor, or hope. And, that’s … Continue reading

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Scots Power

Want to read reviews, or check on a book’s popularity? Go to amazon and rummage around. I do that daily, especially after I publish a book. When I check in amazon shows me what’s happening in the US and Canada. … Continue reading

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Paperback Celebration

“I want to buy the book version . . . ” Glad to hear it. Here it is! Walking, Thinking, Drinking Across Scotland by Tom Trimbath is now available as a paperback. Thank you createspace. Two months ago I published … Continue reading

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The Locals Speak

What a relief. Welcome to the anxiety inducing act that is writing about someone’s neighborhood. Each sentence I wrote about Scotland made me wonder about who I’d met. How would the B&B owners react? What about the people I walked … Continue reading

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Grin Smile Laugh

“How can you smile at a time like this?” Basically, that’s the paraphrased version of a common query. My other blog holds the long list of what wasn’t working for a few years: dwindled portfolio, struggling business, over a year … Continue reading

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Pub Over Pulpit

Authors love reviews. Well, authors are like anyone else as they anticipate opinions, a mix of anxiety and eagerness. Reviews are changing, and sometimes the best ones are not written down. Twenty years ago, reviews were hard to get, written … Continue reading

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