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Why do I write? Because I canít draw. Seriously, that was my entire motivation. I couldnít draw, so I started to write.

And then I kept writing.

The Path to Ascension went into print on Friday, May Fourth, in the year of our Lord 2007.

My first book is now in print, And I'm already hard at work on the others. If you look to your left, you'll see the three other 'shelved' projects I am diligently working on. These are the works currently out on paper sitting on my bookshelf, waiting for the fine-tuning that will turn them from stacks of paper into finely bound stacks of paper.

It may not look like a whole lot, but their is actually material for three or four more books just waiting around up there. This is also what the shelf looks like after removing all the original manuscripts for The Path to Ascension, which in and of themselves took up at least a third of the space.

Theirs this wonderful company, called Author House. Check them out if youíre an aspiring writer. Iíd often toyed with the notion of self publishing a few of my books through a short run printer, and just having a few copies lying around to show people. Author House gave me a much better alternative: they are halfway between a self publisher and a traditional publisher. Theyíll publish my book, promote my book, print my book, and sell my book; I just have to incur the financial risk. If youíre an aspiring author and thinking seriously about having your work published, or just absently toying with the notion, I definitely recommend you check out Author House. And, to save you time, Iíll even tell you that the bottom line for having a book published through them is $750 over eight months. Now if thatís not a bargain for the service they provide, I donít know what is.

"Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked up by jet engines." Thank's Brady

©2005 Rick Austinson