Taking a Short Respite



Have you ever felt like, you needed to get away for awhile? I’ll be away from my blog for a little. Hopefully I’ll come back refreshed, and ready to go in a month or so. I really appreciate, all of you who have come here to read some of my absurd, outrageous, and often silly posts. You’ll never know how much I’ve appreciated each and every visit and comment. Well……  I guess you will know, because I just said it – Duh. One of the reasons I’ll not be posting, is that I’ll be working on updating my blog, including the look and layout, and improving my SEO optimization.

To be honest, my debut book hasn’t been meeting my expectations lately. I’ve had limited reviews of my book, and let’s just say, the one’s I’ve gotten, haven’t been something to write home to mom about. I did get a good review from a fantastic author and fellow blogger, James J. Cudney (Watching Glass Shatter and Father Figure). Thank you James. I never give up, and I plan on increasing my marketing, working on improving my writing skills, visiting a few comedy clubs for pointers, and if all else fails; getting a funny bone transplant.

I would appreciate if any of you would go to the site below, and get a free download of my book. I’ll soon have a giveaway on GoodReads, and if any of you want a free paperback copy, leave me an E-mail with an address at p.dykie@aol.com. I’ll send it right out to you. I would love an honest and open opinion of the book. If you like it, say so, or maybe leave a review at Amazon.  If you don’t like it, I understand. Shhhhh……. It’ll be our little secret. I realize my humor isn’t for everyone, and as you already know, I’m  not yet a good writer, and ready to produce the sequel to War and Peace. I’ll be back soon, will leave my comments on, and would love to hear from you. Thank you.

6 Replies to “Taking a Short Respite”

  1. Will miss your voice Patrick! I wish you a quick re-doing of your website and being back online! One month is too long and I hope with luck, you complete it quicker than expected. Have fun!


  2. We’ll be here when you get back. One thing I’ve learned over years of writing, is that there is a huge element of luck in the marketing world. It’s difficult to find the way to float to the surface of millions of books in order to become visible. I do know that if you have polished, quality products, you stand a better chance. Don’t give up, but enjoy your break.


  3. You’re very welcome. I wish you much rest and luck over the next month with the re-design. I shared your post and mentioned that readers should look at your link to see the book. Quite a bit if fun and humor and it will eventually get there. Reviewers are fickle sometimes, but you’re taking a break at a good time to re-energize and launch. We’re here to support you. -j


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