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Why writing a first draft is like performing stand-up with hecklers

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“She…” Who’s that? What? Who’s she? The woman in the story. I don’t know. I haven’t named her yet. How are we supposed to like her if she hasn’t got a name? How do…

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Nagler book four done: ‘The Red Hand’

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It’s done. The fourth Frank Nagler Mystery, called “The Red Hand.” It’s done as much as it can be before going through an editing process and revisions, and all the stuff that follows the…

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Martha

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“Do you remember the first time we came here?” Martha asked as she picked another rose, this one freshly petaled, and inhaled its soft scent. Then she offered it to him, and he buried…

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The award-winning ‘Weight of Living’

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“Outside, a steady rain washed away all other sounds; just the splash of water on asphalt and cement, tapping on roof tops and drumming metal car roofs; a perfect wall behind which to hide.…

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‘The Weight of Living’ named a 2018 Notable 100 Book By Shelf Unbound

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The third Frank Nagler Mystery, “The Weight of Living,” has been named a Notable 100 Book in the 2018 Shelf Unbound Indie Book Awards. Thanks to Shelf Unbound, and to the Imzadi Publishing gang,…

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Audiobook Now Available – The Swamps of Jersey

Imzadi publishing is pleased to announce that Michael Stephen Daigle’s, “The Swamps of Jersey” is now available in audiobook. Download your copy today and listen as veteran voice actor Lee Alan brings life to Detective Frank Nagler and the rest … Continue reading

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Christmas ball

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The rain-smeared lights dripped along the dark glass, the reds and greens, blues and yellows running, Annie thought, like angels’ tears; beyond, in the street a few cars huffed at the stop light and…

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The Weight of Living Cover Takes Gold!

Imzadi Publishing is thrilled to announce that the cover art for Michael Stephen Daigle’s, The Weight of Living has taken Gold in the AUTHORSdb Cover Contest! Imzadi’s own graphic artist, Anita Dugan-Moore is the artistic talent behind this cover. Moore … Continue reading

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‘Who Shot the Smart Guy at the Blackboard?’ to be released Nov. 24 on Kindle Unlimited

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“Who Shot the Smart Guy at the Blackboard?”  is the quick story about an encounter between Cassie Blondell, a federal attorney and political operative, and Derek Mainly, a newspaper reporter. It will be released…

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5 Star Review for A Game Called Dead!

Check out this great review for Michael Stephen Daigle’s, A Game Called Dead. This is the second book in the Frank Nagler Mystery series. https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2132015768?book_show_action=false&from_review_page=1 Don’t forget to also check out The Swamps of Jersey and The Weight of Living, … Continue reading

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