Author Archives: Gordon DeLand

About Gordon DeLand

Author, speaker, ex-Navy and ex-preacher and ex-several other things. Grew up in the wilderness of Madison County, New York State. Officially retired, currently residing Chicago but have lived on all four coasts and Hawaii. Maybe someday I'll retire back to New York. But not yet.

The Novel is launched. I’m exhausted.

Launching this novel has been stressful to this introvert. I’m opening myself up to criticism, to inspection, to judgment of my work. But if I am going to publish… the ‘public’ must be invited in. I’m shy; I have been … Continue reading

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To Market, to Market…

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities. The last two weeks have been rough, but productive. I’m riding that steep learningcurve of how to market a book in … Continue reading

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…and we’re back!

Down Cellar This novel has been my focus. I have completed three more revisions (yes, really!)  as well as formatting for both digital and paperback editions. During one of the revisions, I was looking for  quote marks that look like … Continue reading

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…and then I fell down a rabbit hole.

a total of four days off during the two months of February and March Continue reading

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Coming Soon… “After Midnight”

  Yes, it’s almost here! Very soon, “After Midnight” will be ready for a first look. The original idea stared as an award-winning 12 word story, which grew to a short story, which suggested what now looks to be at … Continue reading

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Late… As Usual. But, this time, It’s Different!

Neglected this on purpose.
Work in progress will be serialized.
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