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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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‘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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Creating Frank Nagler; ‘Just Come Home’ the prequel

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With a character  like Ironton, N.J.’s Detective Frank Nagler, the subject of three books, the question is how did he get to the spot he is in?  That what I’m try to answer in the…

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