Welcome to Walter Rhein’s Blog! Most of the writing I do is over at my web page Streets of Lima, but it occurs to me that it might be fun to go back to my roots of some more informal online ranting. That other page is all set up with a bunch of bells and whistles and costs me I don’t know how much per year, so I always feel I should polish off the articles that go up there. If my experience with the internet is any indication of future events, it will probably be some random post like this which goes viral and makes somebody else a ton of money.
The big news is that I’ll be presenting on my latest release at the Chippewa Falls Library on Monday, February 18th at 6:30 PM. The Facebook Event is here, so click on it, share it around, tell your friends, etc. It should be a fun time, and I’m easily persuaded to go out and have beers afterward. If you have friends or family in the Chippewa Valley, really lean on them to come because I dislike talking to an empty room (although I’ll do it if it comes to that). I’ll be bringing a bunch of slides from my days living in Peru, so there should be something to look at besides me.
My most resent release, ‘Paperclip‘ has been very well received. My co-author and I convinced our publisher to offer the kindle version at 99 cents because I think people are more likely to take a chance on an author they don’t know if it doesn’t cost them much. It has been featured in several publications lately. If you don’t grab the book, at least go over and read, share, comment and otherwise engage with the following articles:
Paperclip featured in Volume One
Paperclip featured in the River Falls Paper
Paperclip in the St. Croix Writer’s Blog
Paperclip on Jean Lee’s Blog
I’d really love to see a few more reviews, so if you have the chance, please pick up ‘Paperclip’ and jot down a few words on Amazon. In the meantime, thanks for stopping by here, and I look forward to seeing you all at some writing event in the near or distant future!