I actually found this post very moving. So this is how I am going to proceed. (1) I am going to follow Napoleon because anyone who writes a comment like that is well worth following. (2) Go to Amazon and download a sample of TITO’S DEAD and probably follow that with a full download. (3) Reblog Dermott’s post on Routine Matters.
I was moved by the post because of its honesty and dogged positivity … plus the overwhelming sense of hope and desire to succeed. He was born in the 1950s and yet his writing is as fresh as new born. Whatever you do … read every word of his post. Be impressed. Be humbled even. But above all, BE INSPIRED.
It’s two years since I published TITO’S DEAD, my first novel. I didn’t know what to expect and yes, if I had it all to do again, I’d do it different. The good thing I can draw from its relatively dismal sales is, it’s still out there to be discovered.
Blogger Napoleon Nalcot https://ashegrowsup.wordpress.com/) reminded me of this when he sent me this wonderful comment, having read this post, Words of Mouth, which I wrote about two years ago. Anyway, Napoleon’s simple message told me everything about why I write. This is what he wrote, I guess Tito’s not dead. Because he lives in every word of the story you’re telling. I’m very grateful, Napoleon, for those words. I write because I want people to read.
So, here it is, unexpurgated. If you enjoy my writing, believe me, you’ll enjoy Tito’s Dead, where you can buy it for a…
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