Greatest Manuscript of the Century Sucked into Black Hole!

 Can that happen? Can a truly great manuscript, truly great writing, just disappear? Yep. The greatest book of the century can be sucked into a black hole. Can lie undiscovered. Why? No platform.   But My Book Is Exceptional! The two most exciting words to type are “The End.” With my book, Vaccines & Bayonets: Fighting Smallpox…

Writing the Book–My Africa Memoir–Was the Easy Part

Writing, writing, writing—12 to 14 hours a day. I loved it! I was writing down my memories of Africa and of smallpox eradication—some humorous, some horrifying. So many chapters to write. In this post, I’ll share a few brief excerpts as well as showing you how much I enjoyed, and was consumed by, the writing.…

Memoir Manuscript Glitch

Okay. Okay. So why is my memoir manuscript suddenly 60 pages longer? What's the glitch? What happened to my formatting? Sorry folks. I'll be back soon with another blog post - but gotta fix this glitch!