Monthly Archives: July 2016

This is the Reason New Authors Anxiously Await Five-Star Reviews Only

Awaiting Reviews Last night, my lovely wife and I returned from a promenade on the chateau grounds at sunset and saw, to our mutual surprise and delight, two peacocks perched upon the back terrasse balustrade. We instantly sensed it was a good omen. In India, if a person sees a peacock while traveling on a […]

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Forever Gentleman, Travel, Writing

Mysteries of the Loire: Château Gizeux

Château Gizeux It’s a little known castle that you would hardly notice if you were driving by. It’s recessed far from the road, not close to any major roads, and requires trekking through country roads some distance. People happen on to it accidentally. Few people go out of their way to see it, which is […]

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Forever Gentleman, Roland C Colton, @rolandccolton

And Now, the Journey Begins!

My Book Journey — The Book Release!  Today is a much anticipated day in our household–the release date of my debut novel, Forever Gentleman. It’s been nine months since I was offered a book contract for my manuscript and today’s date has been circled on our calendar since earlier this year when the publisher scheduled […]

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1 Destination: Loire, France. Arrived in Paradise!, Roland Colton, travel, writing

Destination: Loire, France. Arrived in Paradise!

Traveling to France The summer countdown had finally come to an end—Paris was now in view as our plane descended. For me, the eleven-hour flight had been a breeze (I can sleep anywhere, even on a plane, despite my 6’2” frame). It wasn’t long before we were navigating through Paris’ périphérique extérieur in late afternoon […]

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