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Oct 11, 2014
Why I Rewrote My Book: The Tipping Point, 2.0

My quandary was that in order to make the sequel work, I needed to change some of the original manuscript, and The Tipping Point was already published and out there for sale. So I asked knowledgeable friends, other writers and editors. The advice was always the same…”Don’t do it! Invest the time and money into […]

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Aug 18, 2014
I Met a Lady Online…

Walter’s blog is about the joys and frustrations experienced in becoming a full-time fiction writer, and some observations of people and life along the way. We were both in a Goodreads group… …and an easy attraction developed. Each of us was about to finish our first novel and we shared the frustrations of, as Guy Kawasaki […]

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Jul 05, 2014
PICK THE WINNER!

Walter’s blog is about the joys and frustrations experienced in becoming a full-time fiction writer, and some observations of people and life along the way. An author’s name is his brand. Help me choose a winning logo. Pick the number of the logo you like best and leave a comment, telling us why you like it, […]

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Jan 03, 2014
BARNES & NOBLE PUT THE TIPPING POINT IN IT’S AD!

Walter’s blog is about the joys and frustrations experienced in becoming a full-time fiction writer, and some observations of people and life along the way.   …and just look at the company I keep; Doris Kearns Goodwin, & Dean Koontz! Can’t get any better than this? HGTV ran this ad on television, Barns & Noble chose the […]

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Oct 01, 2013
IF MAN EVOLVED FROM MONKEYS AND APES, WHY DO WE STILL HAVE MONKEYS AND APES?

The October issue of Texas Monthly has a terrific article by Erica Grieder titled Money Makes the World Go Round. It is a very well written biographical piece about the President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Richard W. Fisher. Why, you might ask, is this important to me? Well, you’d be […]

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Sep 16, 2013
IS THERE ANOTHER WORD FOR SYNONYM?

In my last blog post, I mentioned that Texans have an attitude, and mused where that might have come from. Of course, I don’t know the answer, but I have my suspicions. So, I go to the dictionary for a clue. Attitude is defined as meaning manner, disposition, feeling, position, etc., with regard to a […]

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Aug 30, 2013
DON’T MESS WITH TEXAS!

Walter’s blog is about the joys and frustrations experienced in becoming a full-time fiction writer, and some observations of people and life along the way. For reason I won’t bore you with here, I moved to Boerne, Texas a bit more than 3 years ago, Leaving Southern California’s Laguna Beach for the parched plains of South […]

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Aug 16, 2013
WELCOME TO MY FIRST BLOG!

I’ve read many blogs; most from authors who like me do their own blogging. I’ve also subscribed to blogs from my favorite authors, especially that group I lovingly refer to as the double letters guys (DLG). You know them better as Michael Connelly, Nelson DeMille, Patricia Cornwell, Ken Follett, Clive Cussler, and the never to […]

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