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A Grumpy Old Man

… that’s what Egilbert is. He is the archivist of Lar Elien. I always envision him wearing a grey habit, not sure why. He has grey hair, is rather impatient and dislikes women. The libary is his home, high up … Continue reading

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Der Mannwolf – First Chapter

Today, I would like to treat you to the first chapter of my (and Timo’s) novel “Der Mannwolf von Königsberg” (The Manwolf of Königsberg). It’s a rough translation, but I hope it gives you an idea of the flavor of … Continue reading

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BuchmesseConvention 2012

Sadly, I don’t have any pictures. Thinking myself smart, I packed the charging cable for my camera and then went and forgot the camera itself. Even so, I want to tell you about an amazing weekend. For me, the BuCon … Continue reading

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A Smith Demands More

Have you had that happen? Does your subconscious plan your novels behind your back? At the moment, I have little time to spend with Lar Elien. My other life as therapist is claiming most of my attention right now. That’s … Continue reading

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Intricacies of Modern Book Marketing

Yesterday, I posted about how frustrated I am that Amazon still isn’t carrying our novel, “Der Mannwolf von Königsberg”. This simple fact makes marketing the novel rather difficult. (And it’s one reason I haven’t posted much about it.) I admit, … Continue reading

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Schattenblüte – Die Verborgenen by Nora Melling

Now, this is a review of a book that is only available in German and Polish for now. I hope there will be an English language edition eventually. Still, I’d like to give you an idea what this novel is … Continue reading

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My BWF

Do you have a BWF? A best writing friend? No, I don’t mean a beta reader which, of course, are also very important. No, a writing friend is someone who reads everything you write. Someone who offers thoughtful positive comments, … Continue reading

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Embers at Galdrilene, by A.D. Trosper

I found this book in a roundabout way: It was mentioned by a forum friend who linked it saying a friend from another forum had written it. Classical social marketing. I only knew it was about dragons, and had been … Continue reading

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The Books Are Here!

Originally, I wanted to give you the English version of the update about the alien cat stuff today – but then something much more exiting happened! Last week, the publisher of my co-authored novel sent email with the cover picture … Continue reading

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Der Mannwolf von Königsberg – Cover Picture

I’m so excited! I got mail today with the news the books are on their way to me. And I received the cover picture. I want to share it with you, so you can celebrate with me. “Der Mannwolf von … Continue reading

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