James Gould

Biography

Jim Gould is a married Boomer, a father, grandfather, retired patent lawyer, motorcyclist, skier, hiker, diver, traveler and lover of Manhattan's culture. After writing as a lawyer for over three decades, he turned to his longing to pursue non-legal writing.

To date he has self-published a dozen e-books on Amazon, Apple and Smashwords. They range from travel books (available only on Amazon because of their large file size from the many photos), how-to books, short stories and children's stories.

Works in progress include (1) Lifecycle (working title), based on my diaries of two solo long distance motorcycle trips at ages 18 and 67; (2) a screenplay and (3) a memoir.

Books

Poetry Potpourri - Poems in Many Fragrances
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Poems in four styles on love, life, aging and everything in between.
E-Book Formatting and Uploading - A Writer's Personal Crib Sheet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
While self-publishing more than 15 titles,the author developed his own crib sheet, capturing the tricks and tips to create and publish a professional looking e-book. The book includes baby steps for formatting, how to include photos with a zip file, and how to create a cover with a photo and free Picasa software. In short, this book is all a beginning writer needs to publish an e-book.
Three Irish Short Stories: Scared Sober, Deaf Widow Dunphy, The Love Lamb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
These three Irish short stories, set in the fictional town of Ballybrook, explore (1) conflict between love and drinking; (2) greed and gossip versus companionship and (3) overcoming pride and shyness to find love.
Stories Fiction & True of People Around the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,890. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Fiction and nonfiction short stories set around the world, including Ireland, the Caribbean, Morocco, Croatia, Mexico, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Kauai, Massachusetts and Texas. The fiction ranges from being Scared Sober to the love stories The Love Lamb and Berber Boy Seeks First Wife, Must Like Camels. The nonfiction stories include Glenn Doherty, a SEAL killed in Benghazi and the people of Kauai.
How I Lost 30 Pounds & Kept It Off
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,420. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
With the Slo-Mo ‎Substitution Plan explained in this book you will lose weight and keep it off without dieting, ‎starving or counting calories. You will also get fit and healthy in the process. Your body clings to excess fat, making permanent weight loss hard. Slo-Mo works with your body rather than fighting it. I devised this plan for myself and succeeded. You can, too.
Chuck Tales: 20 Adventures of Chuck the Woodchuck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,790. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
These 20 bedtime read aloud stories are the adventures of Chuck the woodchuck and his animal (skunk, crow, rabbit, beaver, firefly and woodchuck) and human friends. Curious, adventurous, hating bullies and braggarts, Chuck is a clever little fellow who always seems to come out on top while finding ways to get his favorite food, clover.
12 Steps to Financial Security in Retirement
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / mutual funds
This is a one-stop guide for financial planning before and during retirement. Investments, the "Nut", the "Number", Net Worth, allocation of investments, reverse mortgages, how to draw down savings, Social Security and Medicare are all explained in everday language, using the author's own experiences as examples. Work sheets, checklists and a glossary make this easy to use.
Better Sex At Any Age
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships  » Sex guides & how tos, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
This book includes sexual positions; clitoral, G-Spot and prostate stimulation; a male pause technique for stronger and longer orgasms; oral and anal sex; role play; spanking and bondage. It details how to use ED drugs, cock rings and penis pumps. It also has exercise and health programs for better sex and suggestions on how to discuss these sexual variations with your partner.
The Ultimate Men's Retirement Guide to Mental, Financial, Physical and Sexual Health (& Fun)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,370. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships  » Sexual health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
This book answers the questions of men facing retirement including getting excited about retirement; the financial Number needed, allocating investments and making them last; getting and staying healthy,fit and trim and dealing with sexual problems. Also covered are Social Security, Medicare and end of life issues, and life lessons to make things more peaceful. A bookshelf in a book for Boomers.

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