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"Final Thoughts from a Dying Zen Dog" - update on eStore pricing - $10.63 price with $3.50 donated to cancer research continues for now

Due to an issue on Amazon regarding pricing we learned last week that we might have to raise the eStore book price on April 1. As I mentioned in my March 27 post we were continuing to negotiate this, hoping to maintain our eStore pricing advantage. 134 more words

Books About Dogs

* Outline by Rachel Cusk

Outline is constructed as a series of stories around the heroine, showing her mostly against other protagonists rather than as herself. Interesting experiment, but the stories often drown in insignificant tedium, and could not keep my interest. 12 more words

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While I love gossip rags as a diversion from sanity, I still find comfort in my Writer’s Thesaurus. It has been a fruitful love affair that given life to several chapter in my books and it all starts by just letting the page open and reading a single word. 328 more words

Creative Writing

"Final Thoughts from a Dying Zen Dog" - $10.63 price at eStore may well end tonight

I won’t know until late tonight but it seems likely that we are going to have to increase our eStore book price tomorrow.

“Final Thoughts from a Dying Zen Dog”  has partnered with the PuppyUp Foundation in helping to fund their work in canine-human cancer research. 77 more words

Books About Dogs


January is always a busy time of year for dating agencies, just as it is for gyms, diet clubs and the manufacturers of stop-smoking kits. People of all walks of life make New Years’ resolutions to find a suitable partner, and turn to external agencies to assist them in finding a match. 7,718 more words

New Fiction

** All Days are Night by Peter Stamm

All Days Are Night starts with a terrible accident that leaves the main female character, a successful  TV host, disfigured. In the first part of the story, the most successful for my taste, she navigates the medical system, tries to gain control over her damaged body, and attempts to gain some control over her new life. 39 more words

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Near the end of winter, with spring too far off, Daddy would go out back and tap on the tank. It would sound as empty as my stomach. 23 more words

Flash Fiction