Fall Preview, Part One

August 18, 2014
reading

Don’t you love writing that pulls you right into a story and draws a curtain around you? When The Bookcast relaunches Labor Day week, we’ll be introducing you to authors whose books do exactly that, One of the very talented indie authors you’ll meet uses magical realism to explain one teenager’s metamorphosis: “…just staying on that stallion was a major accomplishment in itself. But when I finally got to the other side of that corral…

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A Good Story Well Told

August 13, 2014
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Isn’t that what we as readers look for in any book we pick up, whether it’s by an indie author or a famous writer? A good story well told. We all have our favorite kinds of fiction.  I’m partial to mystery-suspense. And most readers can name…

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What The Bookcast Is Not

August 11, 2014
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Do you know how some websites or podcasts choose the indie authors they’re going to interview? Show ‘em the money. Cash talks, and in some venues the main — or only — criterion is, did the check clear? With all due respect to the authors who…

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We’re Refining Our Indie Author Focus

August 7, 2014

Since our launch in 2011,  The Bookcast has been focused on readers, with a goal of introducing them to some of the world’s most talented indie authors. We constantly listen to feedback,  make adjustments, and sometimes we take a different direction.  To that end,  The Bookcast…

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The Bookcast’s Fall Relaunch

August 4, 2014

Hello friends, I apologize for being “off the grid” for a while, and want to update you as I resume my work. A chronic health problem — thankfully neither painful nor life-threatening — made it impossible to concentrate on my work, and The Bookcast became…

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A Coach’s Life-Changing Career Decision

May 15, 2014
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Successful football coaches often change jobs. They take on fresh challenges, new opportunities, and find ways to grow as they meet new players and new teams. Jim Overmier had been a very successful high school football coach in Maryland when he accepted the job of…

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