Monthly Archives: October 2013

Another Good Review on Amazon

By | October 16, 2013

It’s only natural that a book’s language should match the time period and setting. Stephen J. Matlock does just that – naturally weaving in descriptions that match the time and the place – which is difficult to do unless you are a master of your craft. The author masterfully tells a coming-of-age story relevant for… Read More »

The Utter Normalcy of Human Beings in America

By | October 14, 2013

Recently someone posted on a website their observations about black Americans, and was curious and frustrated at how black Americans, religious and hard-working and future-oriented, would so often and so blindly pick the Democrats when they went into the voting booth. Frustrated that black Americans were so lazy and uneducated, so “urban” and so exotic.… Read More »

Another 5-Star Review

By | October 12, 2013

Got yet another 5-star review for “Stars in the Texas Sky”: “This story was about loving others for who they are and not the colour of their skin. It was a book I couldn’t put down and will recommend my teenagers read.”

Auditions Announced

By | October 9, 2013

I’m looking for narrators to audition to read the audio version of my book STARS IN THE TEXAS SKY. Click here to go to Audible (ACX) to set up an account and read a sample.

Review: Kwame’s Passage

By | October 8, 2013

Kwame’s Passage by Jerry Yaw Sarkwah My rating: 4 of 5 stars I thoroughly enjoyed this story of the passage of Kwame from orphan to his life as an man and a member of a family. I learned a lot about growing up in Ghana, and I learned a lot about the man who wrote… Read More »

Seminar on how to publish and market your Indie book

By | October 4, 2013

http://freevalleypublishing.com/2013/10/03/author-workshop-with-stephen-j-matlock/ I’m hosting a seminar on how to publish and market your indie book, courtesy of Free Valley Publishing. Two hours of excitement, I assure you. I’ll tell you what I did to get my book to market, and how to use the tools that are out there to publicize your book. Sign up, if… Read More »