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Jun.15.2011
I've a guest post on the UK book blog Bookgeeks today, about how I "wrote the music" for my new Mozart novel MOZART'S LAST ARIA. Here's how...
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Jun.16.2011
The New York Times ran a travel article last weekend about things to do in Jerusalem during the Jewish Sabbath when most things are shut. The article...
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Jun.23.2011
I’ve seen two things in the last week that allowed me to compare something of the way crime writers used to appear in public and their present...
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Jul.07.2011
I dislike the law and I have little interest in ethics. So here’s a post about the ethics and legality of using real characters in fiction, as I do...
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Jul.14.2011
Editor’s note: The Man of Twists and Turns has obtained the text of a major exclusive which was set to appear in The News of the World in London this...
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Jul.21.2011
I’ve tried to do everything the characters in my books do. I’ve roamed the alleys of Bethlehem’s refugee camps. I’ve had clandestine meetings with...
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Aug.01.2011
My latest podcast is the first of a three-part series about How to Write a Book. This episode covers research for your book, whether it's nonfiction...
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Aug.04.2011
When I worked as a journalist at a major US magazine, it was clear that readers didn’t respond to hard news. They wanted features. Not fluffy...
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Aug.07.2011
In my latest podcast I use my experience as an award-winning writer of nonfiction, crime fiction, and historical thrillers to show how to structure...
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Aug.12.2011
My wife is in labor. Though by the time you read this, she’ll probably have delivered a baby girl. In days gone by, fathers hung around in the...
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Jun.19.2009
My little sister says when I was in high school she could always find me holed up somewhere inside or outside the house with an apple in one hand and...
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Oct.15.2009
My friend, author and podcaster Emerian Rich, celebrates the print publication of "Night's Knights," her vampire novel.  Her book release...
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Dec.22.2009
I just reposted my faux review of another one of those "lost" gospels that pop up every now and then. Ever wonder who St. Nicholas really...
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Mar.18.2010
It's the third anniversary of my writing blog, "Beautiful Desolation".  To say a BIG thank you to my readers and fans, I've posted one hour...
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Dec.12.2010
OMG! What the hell was I thinking of yesterday when I didn't manage to go across the fucking street and get some groceries before night descended???...
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May.23.2011
My self-published novel, Freak Parade, will be awarded the Silver Medal at the Independent Publishers Awards tonight in New York City! I am so...
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Jun.06.2011
really need to stop being in Italy already!! I'm so envious!! Here's one of the photos of the town my dear friend Peitor Angell was in yesterday,...
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Aug.20.2011
The great weather just keeps on coming, gang. So how' bout that West Memphis 3 thingie? I'm not going to get onto yet another soapbox -- you know how...
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Sep.01.2011
Me! I'm so fucking tired, gang. But I'm still smiling; still saying "Yes!" to life! I can't wait to see what's coming. The night before last, I had...
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Dec.18.2011
Yay!! Keith Richards is 712 years old TODAY!! Happy, happy. Joy, joy. (No, actually I think he might be closer to 68, today, but who's counting???) I...
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