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New Year’s Resolutions – Did You or Didn’t You?
The Dark Side of Writing Thrillers
The Lure of Historical Fiction
When is Something Considered History?
How Much Romance is Too Much?
We Have a Winner!
A Perfect Hatred: End Times Cover Reveal!
A Writing Renewal
TMWW&R – A Writing Retreat?
Not Merely a Tree
New Year’s Countdown
A Perfect Hatred – Origin Part 1
A Perfect Hatred – Origin Part 2
Origins of a Character: Maitland “Mai” Fisher
Origin of a Character: Alexei N. Bukharin
Process of Elimination?
Origin of a Character: Nelson
What’s a Bookversary? And What Does a Free Book Have to do With It?
Why I Love Baseball
Origin of a Character: The Directorate
Origin of a Character: Edwin Terrell, Jr.
Origin of a Character: Nathan Hempstead
TMWW&R – Part 1
TMWW&R – Part 2
Clean vs. Dirty?
How to Support Your Favorite Author
Interview with the Author – Part 1
Interview with the Author – Part Two
Where Do Your Characters Go When You Can’t Write?
You’re Doing THAT Again?
Writing is Scary!
Music to Soothe (or Not) the Savage Writer
Getting Writer’s Block in the Middle of NaNoWriMo
Why I Don't Write in December
My Writing Year in Review
A New Novella: A CHANGE FOR THE BETTER
My Dad, Nazis, and War Crimes
What Happens When You Type "The End" on a Series?
How Does a Non-Spy Write About Spies?
Why A Female Protagonist?
Life in the Time of COVID-19
Why a Female Protagonist?
George Smiley vs James Bond
Cold War or Cyber War = Russia
Q&A with the Characters
Books – Why I Love Them
A Virtual Tinker Mountain?
What Am I Reading?
The Balkans as Inspiration? (Part 1)
The Balkans as Inspiration? – Part 2
What is This Flash Publishing Thing?
Podcasting – But You Won’t See Me on YouTube
It’s That Time of Year Again
When Planning Goes Wrong
The End – Again?
Old Spies Don’t Die…Until They Do
The Year We Wish Wasn’t
I Challenge You to a Reading Duel!
When is a Love Story Not a Love Story?
Why is the Cold War Still So Appealing?
A New Look at an Old Novel
Revisiting A FACE IN THE CROWD
A PERFECT HATRED – REVISITED
Two Days in May
Short Stories Again?
Talking a Buyer Out of a Sale
What is a Backlist Anyway?
A Most Productive Week
Yep, Doing “That” Again
Turning Backstory into a Novel?
Season’s Greetings and a Look Back
NaNoWriMo’s Done – What’s Next?
Sensitivity to History in Fiction
Should There Be Romance in a Thriller?
Ignore History? Not if you Don’t Want to Repeat It.
I Stand With Ukraine
Getting It Right
Balancing History and Story
The Aging Writer
Distinguishing History from Fiction in Historical Fiction
Writing on “Heavy” Topics
Why Writers Workshops?
Why Writing Prompts?
The Post-New Book Letdown
A Change in the Flight Plan
Needing the Comfort of Writers When the Whole Community is Threatened
Art Imitates Life
Historical Fiction or Current Events?
Trying to Get It Right
Current Events or History
NaNoWriMo Year 15
15 Years, 15 Wins
GETTING IT RIGHT
Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!
About the Author
Author’s Social Media
A PERFECT HATRED Excerpt
A PERFECT HATRED Excerpt 2
A PERFECT HATRED Excerpt 3
END TIMES Excerpt
END TIMES Excerpt 2
END TIMES Excerpt 3
END TIMES Excerpt 4
Works in Progress
My Books – and How to Buy Them
A Change for the Better
A War of Deception – Winner of the 2017 New Apple Award for Excellence in Independent Publishing: Best Historical Fiction
Book Group Discussion Questions for A WAR OF DECEPTION
My Noble Enemy: A Spy Flash Novella
The Better Spy – A Novel in Stories
The Yellow Scarf: A Spy Flash Novella
Blood Vengeance – A Collection of Linked Short Stories
Spy Flash II
A Face in the Crowd – A Novelette
Series: Self-Inflicted Wounds
A Visit From Grandfather Frost – A 2017 Holiday Story
Book Magnet – The Broader Concerns of All Humanity
Fences and Other Stories
Book Magnet: What You Have To Do
SERIES: A PERFECT HATRED
Discussion Questions for A PERFECT HATRED
Book Magnet: A Case of Mistaken Identity
Reader Magnet: Settling Scores
SPY FLASH III: THE MOSCOW RULES
Old Love Does Not Rust
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Types of Work Published
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Info for Book Stores/Sellers
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