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A Google Alert Feel-Good Book Review

Because I’m a vain and paranoid author, I use Google Alerts to track online mentions of me, my books and my nemesis (who shall go nameless but you know who you are and I know you’re reading this). Most days the Google bot just regurgitates my own blogs and columns or the occasional news item […]

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An Unexpected Nod from My Hometown Press

Thanks to my Google “vanity alert,” I learned that Petaluma360 gifted me some post-holiday cheers in a nice round-up piece on Petaluma authors. Pasted below is a fine quote about having gotten my start in the chapbook trade back in the day (anyone remember Deluge Six or perhaps Ballad of the Saxon’s Daughter and the Book of […]

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New eBook Reveals the Dark Side of Sonoma Wine Country – Yahoo! News

When writer Daedalus Howell left Hollywood and returned to his native Sonoma County, he found it transformed into “Wine Country.” He embarked on a journey of wine and words that became “I Heart Sonoma: How to Live & Drink in Wine Country,” a collection of hilarious personal essays. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 When […]