Life Won't Pass Me By
March 2003 thru March 2017



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The press release...

Hocking releasing two titles in August to celebrate In My Backpack web site

New York (August 2017) – Author Bob Hocking is excited to announce the release of his eighth and ninth books, Life Won’t Pass Me By and Conversations. Each effort is a collection assembled to celebrate the fourteenth anniversary of his web site.

Life Won’t Pass Me By features forty-four observational essays, drawn from material originally posted between March of 2003 and March of 2017. Published on August 8, 2017, Life Won’t Pass Me By is currently available from online booksellers in paperback and Kindle editions.

Conversations contains more than a dozen interviews. Pieces with Las Vegas headliner Terry Fator and Pulitzer-nominated writer/journalist/author Earl Swift are included, along with special segments and bonus material exclusive to this title. Conversations is scheduled for release on August 22, 2017, and will also be released in paperback and for Kindle.

Bob is preparing a busy schedule for the remainder of 2017. Along with readings and other appearances, he has confirmed a run of dates in the northeast to present the “A Writer’s Workshop” program. Designed as an introduction for new and novice authors, each session provides details for those looking to get published offered from the perspective of “things I wish I knew when I was getting started”.

A graduate of Syracuse University, Bob was born and raised in Rhode Island. He currently lives with his wife, Terry, in upstate New York.


The extra details...

The initial release will be a paperback edition running approximately 200 pages and also an e-book on the same date

Jay Gillen has provided artwork and design features for In My Backpack, and Bob is proud to include his work on the cover of this edition

Publisher: CreateSpace
Language: English

ISBN-10: 1973992450
ISBN-13: 978-1973992455


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