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Finished cover for Madrugada

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Getting Madrugada, my latest book, into paperback – the process

Beryl Gorbman If you aren’t interested in self-publishing a book, ignore this post. It’s not actually a post, it’s a boring rant. The physical publication side of getting my book out there is driving me nuts. Writing it was one … Continue reading

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New Book Published

Madrugada, by Beryl Gorbman, is a mystery set in Yucatan. It is available now as an eBook and will be available in paperback in late September. Madrugada is about the theft of artifacts from the archaeological site of Yaxum, located … Continue reading

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End of the World – More thoughts

Beryl Gorbman Have you noticed that there are orders of magnitude more people calling for the end of the world in the forseeable future? It used to be that these ideas were forced on you mostly by old guys with … Continue reading

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Introducing Madrugada – the Yenta’s second book

by Beryl Gorbman Madrugada will be released soon, first on eBooks and then as a hardcover. This is the beginning of the book, a tale about theft of artifacts from a Maya dig called Yaxum. The main characters are the … Continue reading

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Yenta’s novel available in Merida

  2012: Deadly Awakening is available in print at Amate Books and Casa Catherwood. Or, you can order it from Amazon.com in print or in electronic form you can download to your computer or reading device. You can also dowload … Continue reading

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“2012: Deadly Awakening”

I wrote this mystery novel because I am fascinated with the theories of the end of days on 12/21/2012. Some people interpret the end of the world from the end of the current baktun on the Maya calendar and others … Continue reading

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Renewing Your FM-3

Beryl Gorbman The Yucatan Yenta I’m cautiously triumphant. I just came back from a minor marathon at Immigration and I’m all filed for my FM-3. For those of you who don’t live in Mexico, an FM-3 is an extended visitor’s … Continue reading

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Kindle and other reading machines

The trouble with the Kindle, is that Amazon doesn’t sell Kindle (eBook) versions of recent books, or books I want to read. I guess they don’t go electronic with a product until enthusiasm has flagged, because they make more money … Continue reading

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Going to Print – The Process, Future and Economics of Self Publishing

 I’ve been on the Wordclay site today. Wordclay is the print publisher (for self-publishers) that is affiliated with Smashwords, the eBook publisher I’m using. Wordclay isn’t nearly as writer-friendly as Smashwords, unfortunately. I tried to upload my manuscript, but it got stuck and … Continue reading

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