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by donroc
Mon June 29th, 2015, 5:22 pm
Forum: The Writing Business
Topic: cover endorsements
Replies: 2
Views: 1718

I am not being snarky, but first, does your publisher have any credible authors in his stable to endorse your novel? After that, the standard advice is to find other authors, people of note, or advance reviews to be quoted.

I leave more advice to others on this site.
by donroc
Sat June 6th, 2015, 5:23 pm
Forum: Member Announcements
Topic: 2nd time a finalist in Military Fiction
Replies: 6
Views: 3668

Close to the sun

Now a three time acclaimed 2015 Book Award finalist for Military Fiction and Historical fiction CLOSE TO THE SUN soft cover is selling for less than $8.00 on Amazon as of this moment. Get 'em while the price is low. http://www.amazon.com/Close-Sun-Donald-Michael-Platt/dp/1611793173/ref=sr_1_4?s=book...
by donroc
Fri May 22nd, 2015, 2:35 pm
Forum: Member Announcements
Topic: 2nd time a finalist in Military Fiction
Replies: 6
Views: 3668

I thank you all for the congrats.
by donroc
Thu May 21st, 2015, 2:14 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Mr. Selfridge (US broadcast)
Replies: 50
Views: 4729

Dolly Sisters

Speaking of the Dolly Sisters, the 1945 (?) film of that title with Betty Grable and June Haver was a sanitized version of their lives.
by donroc
Tue May 19th, 2015, 4:53 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from sunny Barcelona
Replies: 8
Views: 1803

Barcelona the City

Welcome Barcelona and enjoy. I loved the city and its people during my time there. I enjoy writing about characters first and let their country of origin come second.
by donroc
Mon May 18th, 2015, 2:29 pm
Forum: Member Announcements
Topic: 2nd time a finalist in Military Fiction
Replies: 6
Views: 3668

2nd time a finalist in Military Fiction

I am delighted to announce my WWII fighter ace novel CLOSE TO THE SUN is a finalist in the Military Fiction category in a second award contest I entered.

http://www.indieexcellence.com/
by donroc
Sun May 3rd, 2015, 4:26 pm
Forum: Member Announcements
Topic: Nice review where it counts
Replies: 2
Views: 1327

[quote=""fljustice""]Lovely review, Don. Congratulations![/quote]

Thank you fljustice.
by donroc
Sat April 18th, 2015, 1:28 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Introducing Myself...Hello
Replies: 10
Views: 2845

Welcome aboard, Chelly, and enjoy.
by donroc
Thu February 12th, 2015, 3:59 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Life during WWII
Replies: 11
Views: 1305

Wwii

My WWII novel about U.S. and Luftwaffe fighter aces, Close to the Sun , has much information about both sides' home fronts. As some of you may know, WWII was a current event for me from age 7 in 1939 to age 13 in 1945. I will be delighted to answer any questions about those years here or at the HNS ...

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