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!

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Unsolicited Praise

I received an email from my mother, then from my father informing me that a professor at the college where my father worked for thirty-two years was “very complimentary” of my first novel, METAL MAN WALKING.

My father also informed me that this compliment was “unsolicited” and that this form of praise “is the very best kind.”

Yes.

I’m Ready for You to Buy My Book

That’s what I say to an acquaintance today – “Hey _________!” I sit down beside her, touch her shoulder lightly, smile, say, “I’m ready for you to buy one of my books.”

She smiles back, says, “Do you have one with you?”

“Yes I do,” I say. “Do you have $10?”

She smiles again, pulls out two crumpled five dollar bills. She asks, “Which one should I get?”

I suggest METAL MAN WALKING. She nods.

I get the book; she gives me the ten dollars. I sign the copy and hand it over. Another woman picks it up, peruses the cover. As usual, I feel a tad guilty but I’m happy to have another reader.

An E-Mail Request for More Books

Today I receive an e-mail from C.H. She asks me if I am well and if perchance I am writing another novel. She also indicates she wants “more books.” She wants to buy 2 of my novels to send to a friend who is presently overseas.

I am thrilled.

I respond. She buys a copy of METAL MAN WALKING and a copy of THE EIGHT-FOOT BOY. I sign and date both copies. She’s mailing them to her friend. She says she knows “he’ll love them.”

She also tells me she is a “number one” fan of my writing. I tell her she makes my day – my month!

She can’t wait for AFTER JEWEL.

Talk about new motivation!!!

For a Social Worker

Today I sold a copy of METAL MAN WALKING to a bank manager. She bought it for her daughter, who is a social worker. Her daughter did research on the homeless in a nearby city. I’m excited to know what she thinks of Chuck and his pursuit of happiness on the streets of the Low Country.

A New Review of METAL MAN WALKING

A Great Take on a Modern Trouble, July 31, 2013

This review is from: Metal Man Walking (Paperback)

Really, a book about a homeless man? How good could it be? But I bought Metal Man Walking because Carley is my friend and I wanted to read my friend’s book.

Honestly, it sat on my shelf for quite a while until one dull, rainy Sunday afternoon. I had nothing better to do, so I figured I’d read a couple chapters. After those couple chapters I was still turning pages . . . straight through to the end.

I was thoroughly amazed at Carley’s development of her main character and his life, where he came from, his relationships, his potential and his reasons for being homeless. Carley weaves the story from the present to the past and back. You meet his family, his baseball buddies, his friends, and most importantly his sister with whom he has a special connection that keeps him going when times are really difficult.

When I closed the book, slowly, I had been touched by Chuck and his hardships, his strength of character, and most especially by his choices.

This is a great story of the trials of modern times. Read it!

A Kindle Sale of METAL MAN WALKING

Once again, thanks to the person who purchased METAL MAN WALKING for their Kindle or Kindle app.

Happy reading!

Don’t forget to write a review on Amazon.com!