Category Archives: Scott’s Books

Blogs about books written by Scott McPherson, MD

Book Festivals

We attended the Nebraska Book Festival over the weekend. It was a well organized affair, though it wasn’t heavily attended. I particularly enjoyed meeting the vendors, representatives from publishers and some published authors. One of those who had a booth … Continue reading

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Continuing Education

Getting educated I started the process of publishing with no writing education. I have published two books, one traditionally, one by self-publishing. I have a presence on my own website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Doximity, Pinterest, and Google Plus. Nevertheless, my … Continue reading

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PRAIRIE SOLDIER ARTICLE

In the current Nebraska National Guard Newspaper  “The Prairie Soldier” issue – are several articles of interest.  The book “Congo Mission” is highlighted as well as a discussion on the publishing of this book.  Check out the whole newspaper and subscribe to learn more … Continue reading

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Recent Congo Conflict

Dongo Rebellion When my family and I served as short term missionaries in Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo or DRC) we learned about the struggles that had led to President for Life Mobutu taking power.  During the … Continue reading

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ESENGO PUBLISHING

ESENGO PUBLISHING My second book was self-published (see above).  I was hesitant to follow this route, at first, because I have seen some books written and self-published by their author that were very poorly done.  The cover doesn’t look professional, … Continue reading

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Pushing Beyond the Page – Book Cover

Pushing Beyond the Page: Self-Publishing Your Book Cover The appearance of the book cover is one of the most important aspects of publicizing your book. Think about it; when you go to buy a book at the book store what … Continue reading

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CONGO MISSION

CONGO MISSION – a new book by Scott McPherson, is now available online as a paperback edition via Createspace, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble.  The Kindle version is, likewise available at Amazon and for Nook at Barnes and Noble.  To download any … Continue reading

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PUSHING BEYOND THE PAGE

Pushing Beyond the Page: Getting Published Traditional Publishing I don’t claim to have all the answers when it comes to getting your work published.  There are many factors to consider when making the decision about how to publish your work.  … Continue reading

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STREET CHILDREN OF KINSHASA

One of the saddest consequences of the reduced life expectancy of people in countries like Congo is that parental deaths lead to increasing numbers of orphaned children.  Young adults die for diseases such as AIDs, a disease that ultimately kills … Continue reading

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PUBLISHED!

CONGO MISSION is now published – you may purchase my second novel on Createspace.com (A division of Amazon) Go to this site – https://www.createspace.com/4412686 Also available on Amazon.com in paper and to download for Kindle Download for Nook at www.barnesandnoble.com … Continue reading

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