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Aug.03.2013
Today is another one hour special as I chat with another member of the debut YA and Midgrade authors from the class of 2K13. Polly Holyoke is my guest, and when you can write about many of the things you love around a subject you feel strongly about the outcome is bound to be a great book, and so...
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May.25.2013
From an early love of reading Sherlock Holmes through a traveling sports reporter to working with police officers every day at the emergency 9-1-1 communications center it might seem obvious that  the debut novel for my guest Joseph Spencer might well have some form of detective base, and so...
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Nov.25.2012
On today’s “A Book and a Chat” I talk with Jack L Brody author of the suspense thriller, “The Moroni Deception”. Jack is x-military, and an avid traveler who dabbled with screen plays during his army days and afterwards went to film school to learn the screen writing craft. These screen plays...
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Oct.30.2012
My guest today is Luke Murphy one time ice hockey starlet and now lighting the writing world as the author if adventure thriller “Dead Man’s Hand”. Born in a small rural community in Western Quebec his dream growing up in a location where you learned to skate before you could walk was to become...
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Jun.11.2012
My guest on today’s “A Book and a Chat” was due to be on the show a couple of weeks ago when I was unfortunately suck, so as I always try and do I added an extra show to have Kim Purcell back as my guest today. Kim started out on the road to becoming a writer in fifth grade when her teacher...
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Mar.10.2012
  Joan Bird comes from a family that is almost as interesting as her book, involving a cattle rancher/silver miner, an orphan that survived the 1906 earthquake, the secretary to the Governor and the Irish lad who lied about his age to join the military. Mix with that her own previous...
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Oct.19.2009
A few of you know how unbelievably happy I am to say this. The rest of you will likely get tired of me saying this: my story chapbook is now officially available for preorder! Books will ship around November 16th. All preorders will receive a copy of the book, along with the following: A (...
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Aug.12.2009
Knowing that my story is getting closer to completion, my agent told me she'd like to start some pre-submission buzz for A WARNING TO THE CURIOUS, so last weekend I scurried to send her one of those infamous one-line elevator pitches, a synopsis, and a one paragraph description of the novel. Who...
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Jun.18.2009
Yay! Student o' mine and all-around creative genius Lorette C. Luzajic has a new book out from Handymaiden Editions... Weird Monologues for a Rainy Life is a collection of art manifestos, book reviews, short stories, blogs, pop culture essays and a surprising number of requiems. You’ll meet monks...