Stories from the Writing Journey

  • Adventurers Against Their Will Book Launch finally happened!  I then left the country… Now that I’ve returned, I wonder:  What do Amazon book rankings really mean?

    Adventurers Against Their Will Book Launch finally happened! I then left the country… Now that I’ve returned, I wonder: What do Amazon book rankings really mean?

    Adventurers Against Their Will Book Launch finally happened!  I then left the country… Now that I’ve returned, I wonder: What do Amazon book rankings really mean? Most experts would advise any author: “When you launch your book, be accessible!”  After all, if you place your ‘baby’ on various on-line retail outlets like Amazon, Barnes &…

  • March 1, 2013 Today’s world of popping out a book

    March 1, 2013 Today’s world of popping out a book

    It’s amazing to think that my writing journey has been going on nearly nine hours every single day for five years. I started with the epic World War II story of my Czech father (My Dear Boy: The Discovery of a Lifetime),naively thinking I’d finish that book in about two years. Then, as I wrote…

  • March 1, 2013 Today’s world of popping out a book

    March 1, 2013 Today’s world of popping out a book

    It’s amazing to think that my writing journey has been going on nearly nine hours every single day for five years. I started with the epic World War II story of my Czech father (My Dear Boy: The Discovery of a Lifetime),naively thinking I’d finish that book in about two years. Then, as I wrote…

  • March 1, 2013 Today’s world of popping out a book

    March 1, 2013 Today’s world of popping out a book

    It’s amazing to think that my writing journey has been going on nearly nine hours every single day for five years. I started with the epic World War II story of my Czech father (My Dear Boy: The Discovery of a Lifetime),naively thinking I’d finish that book in about two years. Then, as I wrote…

  • So you want to be an author?

    So you want to be an author?

    So you want to be an author? Trust me; if you take this new job as a writer seriously, you are in for an experience-like-none-other. After thirty-five years in the business of engineering, seventeen as a business owner, involved in community activism up to my eye balls, in 2008 I retired to write a book…