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…ev’ry single sale for an Author is preciousth… my preciousth… don’t ever doubt it…

Seumas Gallacher

…yesterday, I posted a piece about the ‘Holy Grail’ for many writers being to achieve gazillions of sales… the pipe dream that makes the long hours, days, weeks, months, years spent in the virtual candle-lit garrets WURTH it all… be that as it may, I still read regularly of the dismay of those whose expectation fulfilments reach NUTHIN like these ginormous chart-busting levels…so, p’raps a wee WURD from this ol’ Jurassic may be timely… I acknowledge I’ve been luckier than most in that my own wee literary babies seem to have found favour in an extensive readership in the tens of thousands… with no false modesty, it confounds me…


…but, of course, I’m delighted with such numbers, and confess I still have more than a passing interest in how the regular drawdown figures are faring… my point, however is this—when my first Jack Calder masterpiece, The Violin Man’s Legacy, not…

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About The Owl Lady

Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

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