In Warren's Words
Do Novels Ever End?
writer's mind is like a house with a thousand doors, all operated by some
pre-tech system that opens and closes as if controlled by something akin to an
infrared target line. Apparently, I crossed one of those lines and opened a
door somewhere on a top floor of the house.
I now realize that I came back to Beaulieu, which is just a walking
distance from Cap Ferrat which was one of the European settings for
Embrace, a novel just published exclusively by Amazon.
There it was unfolding before my eyes, The Grand Hotel beach club where the
two fish out of water lovers first meet. People from different worlds, with
far different agendas, suddenly bonding mysteriously. There was the spot, the
actual spot where I chose the hired killer to view the yacht owned by his
In Warren's Words
E-Books: Unintended Consequences
I have often patted myself on the back for recognizing more than fifteen years
ago that e-books would one day surpass the printed book as the ultimate first
choice of dedicated readers everywhere, I had not reckoned on the unintended
consequences of an unfiltered tsunami of self-published books that would one
day overtake the traditional distribution patterns of the publishing industry.
The number of self-published e-books has surpassed and will continue to
surpass, by far, books published through the time-honored process of editing
and distribution that has been the practice of publishing companies for
Greetings from France!
and I are leaving for a month on the Riviera, the beautiful village of
Beaulieu a few miles from Nice. We know the area having spent a month in a
nearby town Ville France Sur Mer at a school trying to learn French, my
lifetime dream. Never did learn properly although I manage mostly using a
small phrase intoned with a perfect accent. Je voudrais, meaning “I want,”
then I mime the request. Works most of the time...
adventures in France during the month of June.
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