Les Cochran Blog

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April 27, 2017
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BUILDING A HOUSE IS LIKE WRITING A BOOK

Over the last few years Lin and I have been engaged in writing and marketing my books.  It consumed much of our free time, but all that changed when we started building a new home. At first we didn’t understand … Continue reading

April 15, 2017
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WILD RIDE TO WEAVERVILLE

Greetings, Today I’m continuing the wild ride story I started in my last post. We began our wild ride as we left Florida where we had lived for many years.  And YES, as my title says our wild ride ended … Continue reading

April 1, 2017
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REIGNITING MY BLOG—NO JOKE!

Yes, I really am getting back onboard with my blog. While April 1st is often the day to fool people and play jokes, I won’t be fooling you.  I’m coming out of my blogging hiatus.  Rather than making periodic posts, you’ll be … Continue reading

November 28, 2016
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SAX CLUB – New Book About Detroit Mafia in 1970s Released

Hi Everyone.  I hope you had a terrific Thanksgiving and were able to enjoy time with family and friends. Book Launch in Detroit I’m happy to report that the launch of Sax Club: Thorn Birds of Detroit Confront Mafia, my … Continue reading

September 13, 2016
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Sax Club is Gone But the Memories Live On!

At dinner Friday night a new acquaintance asked me “How do you come up with story ideas for your books?” “Be careful what you say” I teased. “My ideas come from my life and that of friends and new people … Continue reading

September 5, 2016
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DETROIT: RECOLLECTIONS OF THE BEGINNING

On a recent visit to Detroit I stopped by Western High School where I started my teaching career.  Having undergone a $28 million dollar renovation, the place looked brand new; it has been renamed Western International High School and is … Continue reading

August 1, 2016
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I’m Back in Action Again!

Hi Friends and Fans, No . . . I didn’t fall off the face of the earth!  I moved.  Let me correct that – – I’ve moved twice since March 15th. We are getting better organized every day.  And, I’m … Continue reading

April 26, 2015
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Don’t Forget Your Mother – May 10th

Is your mom an avid reader? Give her the gift of books for Mother’s Day. Then give her some quiet time to relax and enjoy her gift. She’ll think your the best! And, you can tell her you know the author! Continue reading

January 20, 2015
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Wow! I Made the Kindle Top 100 Best Seller List

I received great news Friday, January 16th when I opened an email from my publisher. It read: “Congratulations on your bestselling book.” I got goose bumps as I read the announcement that Signature Affair, my first novel had made Kindle’s … Continue reading

January 8, 2015
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Time to Stop Skyrocketing College Tuition Costs!

Public college tuition skyrocketed over twelve times, nearly doubling the rate of medical increases. Like heart disease, the “higher education silent killer” has already taken its toll—$1.3 trillion in student-loan debt that has limited access for millions of people and greatly curtailed their economic purchasing-power. Continue reading