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HENRY Wins a Title

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RHODE ISLAND AUTHOR WINS 2020 INDIEREADER DISCOVERY AWARD FOR ACTION/ADVENTURE NOVELS 

(JUNE 1, 2020) On Thursday May 28th, IndieReader, one of the original review-services for self, hybrid and independently published authors, announced the winners of…

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A Great Review for Henry

HEY! Look what the reviewer for Writers Digest's self-published book awards had to say about Henry Hits the Ball:

An excellent story...of a disabled young man having supreme talent, and the story of how he 
shakes up the baseball…

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"BEN MONDOR IS ROLLING OVER IN HIS GRAVE"

That's the message on the T-shirt I created to protest the carpet-bagging current owners of the soon-to-be-formerly-known-as Pawtucket Red Sox.

Mondor owned the Pawsox until his death a few years ago. The former mill-owner retired to a life leading…

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GO FAST. BE SMART! Finally released!

Yes! Finally!

After weeks of wrangling by the publisher, we finally were able to publish GO FAST. BE SMART!, my latest Red Racecar SPEED READER.

It follows our karting hero, Tyler Means, as he gets the chance…

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How I Spent my Summer Vacation

So now, after two-plus weeks "incommunicado" I return to Earth.

I've been working at the "Write on Sports" summer camp at Rhode Island's Bryant University. We use sports to help middle-school kids refine their abilities to organize and write…

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Taxachusetts

I need to let folks know that I'm avoiding doing any shows in Massachusetts after the state's division of taxation decided I needed to pay them more money than I think I've even earned selling books there, I swear.

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HENRY'S FAMOUS!

HENRY HITS THE BALL was featured on the front page of the Pawtucket Times on April 23. 

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https://www.pawtuckettimes.com/news/taking-a-swing-local-author-spins-touching-yarn-with-novel/article_376981e2-6573-11e9-ac7d-33ea6875fd0b.html

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A Blast at the Book Launch

Yes, my book-launch for Henry Hits the Ball went great April 20. A good crowd was on hand, and most picked up a copy.

They were lousy at baseball-trivia, though! That's okay. Henry's more about Henry than it is…

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We're almost ready for my book-launch

The T-shirts are here (they look great!), the trivia-questions have been chosen, the peanuts and popcorn and crackerjacks are on hand along with the Coke and Gansetts, and HENRY HITS THE BALL already is in stock at Stillwater Books. .

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Book Launch Update: HENRY HITS THE BALL

So now Stillwater Books in Pawtucket has HENRY HITS THE BALL, my latest work, in stock and for sale in anticipation of its launch at Stillwater April 20. 

HENRY HITS THE BALL tells the story of Henry Brademeier, who…

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W.E.B. Griffin

A long (LONG!) time ago, when I was in middle school, I ordered a book from the Weekly Reader Book Club. It was a novel about racing, THE GREEN GHOST, written by Patrick J. Williams.

The book turned out…

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HENRY HITS THE SHELVES

My adult -- er -- literary -- er -- mainstream -- er -- I don't know what to call it -- novel, HENRY HITS THE BALL, is in the final stages of production.

I've tried to hook up with…