Author Archives: jdonovels

About jdonovels

Author of mystery stories and more

Literary Humor – I love these classics!

   

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What’s in the works?

The Latest Book News I’m currently working on edit corrections and rewrites for my upcoming ‘tentatively titled’ book, Elevated Madness and Other Stories. The title is based on a story I wrote that was previously selected and included in Writers at … Continue reading

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Literary Humor – Diary of a ‘Mad’ Indie Writer

May 12, 2020 I’ve always disliked when authors post lists of things they think readers would be interested in knowing about them. So let me add myself to that distasteful list. LOL!   5 Things you didn’t know about me! … Continue reading

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Literary Humor – Delusions of Grandeur

   

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Book News

Last week I submitted 6 new short stories for edit and today the stories were returned with some wonderful insights, comments and suggestions from my editor. I can’t wait to get working on the revisions. I’m still mulling over a … Continue reading

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Literary Humor – Diary of a ‘Mad’ Indie Writer

April 25,2020 Another Victim Claimed. Sadly, Covid 19 has claimed another victim…..my book sales. Yes, since the implimentation of social distancing, excessive hand washing and the wearing of face masks at all times, my book sales have plummeted to all-time … Continue reading

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Literary Humor – Diary of a ‘Mad’ Indie Writer

April 17, 2020 Dear Friends, This cartoon makes me smile, because if you substitute Mark Twain for me and his Mother for mine (if she was still with us), she would say those same words to me, only in Italian. … Continue reading

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Another Year, Another Reason to Believe  

Every year around September or November, I publish my latest novel or collection of short stories. And every year after I publish my latest book, I always tell myself, “Well, that’s it, this is my last book.” As the months … Continue reading

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Literary Humor – Diary of a ‘Mad’ Indie Writer

April 7, 2020 Dear Friends, I haven’t sold a single book in the last 16 days and being ‘A Mad Indie Writer’, I’ve decided to place the blame for my misfortune squarely on the shoulders (figuratively speaking) of the Covid-19 … Continue reading

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IAN 2020 Book of the Year Competition

I’m not sure if it’s the isolation due to the Covid-19  pandemic or just a momentary lapse of reason, but I just entered my book, A FOOL FOR LOVE & MONEY in The Independent Authors Network (IAN) – 2020 Book of … Continue reading

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