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About therealroyfinch

I am a reformed lawyer who lives in Vancouver. My first novel The Emperor of Glitter Gulch is now available as an ebook on Amazon and most other major retailers. I am not so hard at work on my second novel Low Hanging Fruit.

The Week in Review

Another Friday so it’s time to post all the things you missed if you logged on to this here site every day this week to find out what’s going on in the world and instead found one measly post. The … Continue reading

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Don’t Play Poker With Spiderman

Apparently Tobey MaGuire, best known as the actor who played Spiderman and the go to actor whenever a jockey needs to be cast for a horse racing movie, is being sued over an illegal gambling ring that ran secret multi-million dollar poker … Continue reading

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The Week in Review

This being a historic day and all, I thought I’d memorialize it with a week in review.  Historic day, you ask.  Yes it is. Where were you seventeen years ago today?  Probably watching the world’s slowest police chase of all … Continue reading

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Self Publishing vs. Legacy Publishing

As this blog was originally conceived as a place to post my thoughts on publishing as I embarked on self publishing (or indie publishing as some who do it like to call it) my novel, The Emperor of Glitter Gulch, … Continue reading

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NBA Finals

I’ve tried my best to keep my posts about the NBA playoffs to a minimum, but I can’t keep quiet any longer.  This is quite possibly the best finals in the last ten or twenty years.  The overmatched lone gunslinger (Dirk Nowitski) … Continue reading

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Back on the Weiner

Hmm.  That title might not have been well thought out. So, last week Congressman Anthony Weiner twittered a pic of his junk in form fitting underwear and then claimed that his twitter account was hacked and someone else was disseminating … Continue reading

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Ilyas Kashmiri World Series Champion

For the last number of years, the US intelligence apparatus had operated under the assumption that Al Quada operatives were hiding in the wilds along the Afghanistan/Pakistan border and funding their operations through the heroin trade.  The death of Ilyas … Continue reading

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