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Jul.31.2009
With US diplomats roaming the streets of Jerusalem,  it's like the intifada never happened.By Matt Beynon Rees - GlobalPost JERUSALEM — It’s like the...
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Aug.02.2009
On a recent trip to Oslo, I lunched with my publisher there Hakan Haket and an astonishingly fascinating local crime writer named Monica Kristensen....
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Aug.03.2009
I’m delighted to present a guest blogger today whose terrific new novel STOP ME is out tomorrow. Richard Jay Parker was born in the same South Wales...
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Aug.05.2009
A few years ago I was at a literary conference near Tel Aviv. I found an eclectic mix of writers on the panel with me. I’m a crime writer. You wouldn...
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Aug.05.2009
The aptly-named Ariel Sharon ParkOpinion: Israel’s biggest garbage dump is being redeveloped — and renamed.By Matt Beynon Rees - GlobalPost TEL AVIV...
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Aug.05.2009
Here's my latest post on the International Crime Authors Reality Check blog: During my teens, my family lived in a house in Addington, at the very...
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Aug.06.2009
Wisconsin Public Radio airs a full hour discussing contemporary crime fiction. It's mainly an interview with the best crime fiction blogger, Peter...
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Aug.06.2009
In his New Republic blog, the magazine's honcho Marty Peretz rightly rails at the failure of the Fatah Party to agree on anything at its conference...
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Aug.07.2009
In his terrific “On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft,” Stephen King notes that the best way to start a novel is with a compelling “what if.” Try this...
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Aug.09.2009
The first rock concert I ever attended was a performance by Canada's greatest rockers Rush. I've loved Canadians ever since. In the London (Ontario)...
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Jun.21.2010
I've come to the conclusion that not many people know what my latest novel, Black Earth: End of the Innocence, is all about. I know a lot of...
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Jul.06.2009
Today is Monday(of course), the first day of this week(what else?) and I DON"T FEEL AT ALL WELL! I told my aunt (also my guardian) that I will...
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Feb.13.2009
Links For Writers - Part 2 (includes building a platform, marketing, author representation, time management, word count, plotting, critiquing, words...
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Feb.20.2009
Cohen, Susan & Christine Cosgrove. Normal at Any Cost: Tall Girls, Short Boys, and the Medical Industry's Quest To Manipulate Height. Tarcher:...
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Oct.15.2009
I have started a new book club: The Build a Better Book Club Gang where I thought it would be a great idea for independent authors to get together...
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Jan.28.2009
Well I am trying to figure out how this works, so please bear with me. As a neighbor to Belle Yang I am in the process of learning about the...
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Jan.28.2009
I'm here because I need to be able to let out some of this that I have building inside me.  Writing has always been my way of helping to clear my...
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Mar.28.2009
He gets up in the morning, early, because he can’t breathe after having gone to bed so early the night before, after having eaten too much Chinese,...
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Apr.15.2009
Catching The Dalmatian Just before he wakes up he reaches for another jumbo shrimp.  The cooler, nearly depleted, is a mix of slushy bait and...
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May.21.2009
I’m thinking about Joni Mitchell’s song The Last Time I saw Richard; she says it was Detroit in ’68 and it reminds me of the one and only time I ever...
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