Being Indie: A Discouraging Observation

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I am a huge fan of Christopher Nolan’s film Interstellar. In fact, during a time in my life wherein I get to the theater about once a year, I saw it twice. You won’t be very surprised, then, to learn that I have been visiting Amazon.com once a day for some time trying to pre-order the film.   For day after day, I performed a text search with that one word: Interstellar. The results included many things, but none of them were the movie. Soon, I began to scroll down the list to see what items were presented to me …

“From Here to Nearly There” Coming to Audible.com!

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I am happy to announce that “From Here to Nearly There,” the first book in the series “A Voyage in the Near Distance,” will be released next week in unabridged audiobook format. Check out the sample below via YouTube. The audiobook edition was produced by Punch Audio in conjunction with the Audiobook Creation Exchange. Actor Alex Hyde-White narrates the book.   Mr. Hyde-White is an accomplished film and theater star.  His credits include role in films like “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” “Pretty Woman,” and “Catch me if You Can.” His television credits include roles on shows such as …