Monthly Archives: October 2015

Credo Man

A week of my life wasted trying to write a short story no longer than 7,000 words. CREDO MAN  by Carol Kean The credo is simple: If no one talks, everyone walks. You have nothing to gain by talking to … Continue reading

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I have no place to call ‘Home” – Friedrich Schwarz – #YiddishTango

“You are not wanted here.”  We all feel alone in the world, at some time or other, exiled, alienated, lost. Nobody captures that better than Jewish musicians of the Holocaust. Friedrich Schwarz and his music – with the names and music of … Continue reading

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Kitsune Onna: The Fox Woman

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Originally posted on Part Time Monster:
Many, many years ago, a young man in Gifu was lovestruck by a beautiful woman in a field. Determined to make her his wife, he proposed on the spot. To his great delight, the coquettish…

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Ray Young Bear, poet of the Tama, Iowa, Meskwaki Nation

 Ray Young Bear is the great-great grandson of Mamwiwanike, who in 1856 purchased from the state this land along the Iowa River near Tama that became the Meskwaki Settlement. —The mystical inner life of a Meskwaki poet by Mike Kilen, mkilen@dmreg.com … Continue reading

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#BookCovers for #IndieAuthors: #Vote if you would on your favorite “look”

Let’s say Carol’s Book Reviews is published as a book (by Groundhog Press). Covers must be printable “in gray scale,” and what that entails, I’ve yet to find out. I originally tried to get a silhouette of BBC (The BustyBookCritic) with … Continue reading

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The Oddville Press: Promoting today’s geniuses and tomorrow’s giants @Oddville_Press

Oddville’s tree photo (left) reminds me of daughter Claire’s (2008):   @Oddville_Press The Oddville Press publishes the very best of the best in Fiction, Poetry and B&WArtwork ~ Promoting today’s geniuses and tomorrow’s giants. The Oddville Press is staffed by hip young gunslingers … Continue reading

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How do you get Carol to read and review your book?

Over the years, I’ve risen from a reviewer ranking of one among millions to the top 5,000 Amazon reviewers. This took a lot of time and effort on my part. I am not “for hire” and I shudder at ads aimed at getting authors … Continue reading

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