Facebook friend buys METAL MAN WALKING

A Facebook friend I’ve chatted with for at least several years bought METAL MAN WALKING today. I’m very excited to hear this.

Every sale of a novel is special.

Thanks friend! Wonderful to have you as a reader.

P.S. My third sale of 2015!

Oh Carley I loved your book…

Those 6 words are some of the best a writer ( named Carley ) can hear – “Oh Carley, I loved your book and oh, so did my friend.”

“Which one did you read?”

“METAL MAN WALKING. I just loved it — the man walking North Chuck ( that’s North Charleston ) and his love of baseball when he was a kid. I just loved it. I want to read all your books.” He pauses, adds, “You write like a guy — you know, for guys.”

I smile. He’s right about that!

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Earlier, a different guy says a similar thing, “I’m loving your book.”

“Which one did you buy? I forget.”

“ANNIE DREAMING.”

“Oh yes; well when you finish it, you need to read METAL MAN WALKING. They go together.”

“Oh, okay,” he says. “That sounds great.”

Book-signing…

My cozy spot in the shade outside SINGLE SMILE CAFE. I sold four of my novels this morning. I also met many patrons of the coffee shop and enjoyed conversing with them. Except for the humidity and the heat, a wonderful morning.IMG_1223

Annie Dreaming by Carley Evans

Once again, sharing M.T. Sweat’s wonderful words about me as a writer and about ANNIE DREAMING. Thanks M.T.

Resting in His Grace

By mid-year of 2011, I had become an avid fan of the convincingly positive and inspirational works of Carley Eason Evans. It is a rare trait that is found in her words; ceaseless care, compassion, and concern. The evidence of a life influenced by Christ flows through the ink of her pen… or keyboard.

I recall suggesting she consider carrying her work to another level, perhaps the publishing of a book. Straightforwardly, she assured me my coaxing wasn’t necessary. It was already in the works.

I personally felt Carley could provide us with a unique devotional to complement works like Chambers’ and Carson‘s. She traveled a very different road. Thankfully she went with her heart and not mine. While I still believe she can one day offer such a work, her gift to her readers today is fictional reality. It is very sufficient.

Her available titles are “Metal Man Walking” and “Annie Dreaming.”…

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Local author sells 5

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“Local author book-signing” welcome on the sidewalk outside the front door of A VERY LITTLE BOOKSTORE today. 

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And the entrance cubby where I sat or stood to sell my novels, METAL MAN WALKING and ANNIE DREAMING. 

I sold and signed five novels: four of METAL MAN WALKING and one of ANNIE DREAMING. 

I’m exhausted, but happy.