Monday, October 23, 2006

Free bookmark

Here's a promotional bookmark I created, now that I know the price and page count of the book. If you would like to have a free bookmark, send me an email ( with your name and address. I will gladly send you one, wherever you are in the world.

iUniverse ran into a couple of production delays recently, but they are working hard to get back on track. I'm still hoping for the book to be available by early December. We shall see.

Saturday, October 14, 2006

A reflection on duct tape

The online pub Laughter Loaf just accepted my short piece, You Can't Be Too Careful, a reflection on the importance of duct tape. It's on their docket for May 15, 2007, so we'll all have to hold our collective breaths until then.

Ready? Take a deep breath and hold it...

Seriously, I'm pleased.

Monday, October 09, 2006

An endorsement

The other day, well-known author Leslie Meier (The Lucy Stone Mystery Series) offered this praise of When Pigs Fly:

"Bob Sanchez hits all the right notes in this zany comedy that will keep you turning the pages -- and laughing out loud!"

Thanks, Leslie!

Sunday, October 08, 2006

Poetic lament

I entered a haiku contest sponsored by a Japanese organization, and months later received the sad news that they saw through my lack of poetic talent. Herewith my lament:

Rejected haiku
Seven hundred others won
Hara kiri looms.

Monday, October 02, 2006

The cover

My cover design came in today, and I'm quite pleased with it! Here is what it looks like. People do just books by their covers, and I think this one conveys a sense of humor without appearing to be a children's book.

The next step in the process is to review a proof, which I hope to get soon. I've already gone over the text time and again, so there shouldn't be (m)any typos.