Monthly Archives: June 2015


GONE GIRL Unresolved Ending Not Unique 2

Anyone who believes the abstract ending of GONE GIRL unique need only read AMERICAN PASTORAL, Philip Roth’s Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction in the mid-’90s. In AP, three-letter athlete, ex-Marine, and handsome, successful businessman Swede Levov learns that his beauty-queen wife is having an affair with their relatively unattractive architect. […]


E-Book Price Points–Best Days of Week to Run Promotions

I have some statistics I want to share regarding the two separate free promotions I ran on Amazon for HOW TO WRITE WHAT PEOPLE WILL PAY TO READ!  The initial promotion ran for three days, February 24-26, and the second freebee ran over the March 21-22 weekend.  The 3-day promotion […]


Video Concepts Cleverly Promote Books

The link to Dawn Brown’s log line video “Lady of the Air” received the largest subscriber response of any link I’ve provided since my Newsletter’s inception in June of ’09. While I’m on video, what follows is another high-quality effort, albeit of a more expanded variety. Sirena Ross’s 15-minute video […]