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Wattpad: The Missing Puzzle Piece

On Tuesday of this week, I was emailed by a representative from Wattpad.com with an invitation to join their Writer Partner Program and have my novel, Growing up Wired, featured on the front page of their site for about two … Continue reading

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First Review, KDP Select, Ebook Weirdness

The first review from a book blog for my novel, Growing up Wired, was posted on Amazon and Goodreads by Lori Clark of Just Bookin’ Around this past Saturday. I have to admit it was a moment of anticipation for … Continue reading

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Your Kid’s iPod Touch

THE FIRST SEVENTH GRADE math class begins in three minutes. Alexander Hambone heads to the door to guard against truant kids, introduce himself and try his best to establish rapport.  As the room fills, he moves to the front with … Continue reading

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The Golden C

“WHAT A STUNNING RESTAURANT,” said Jenny. “By the way, may I see your Golden C?” “It’s not the right time,” said Alexander. “Just a tiny peek.” “The waiter will be back any minute.”

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@Twitter_Frankenstein

THE WEBSITE’S AD was almost too good:  “Leverage the power of TAIR:  Twitter Artificial Intelligence Robot! Awaken a personalized Frankenstein. Unleash it upon the unsuspecting Twitterverse!” I pawed for my credit card. The software was leading edge—powerful, POWERFUL but… artificial … Continue reading

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Limelight

IN THE INSTANT OF NIGHT when a bar-hopping bachelor detects a lapse in autumn’s wind, the odds shift against his favor. Alexander Hambone had yet to discover a suitable prey for his intention. Nor an unsuitable one. On the bar’s … Continue reading

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Property Returned

JOSH KNEW HIS PARENTS couldn’t afford to buy him a pair of Nike Air high-tops like Tommy Jackson had. When Tommy Jackson called him poor, Josh still felt ashamed. Josh caught the shame as it popped out his mouth and … Continue reading

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