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Oct.09.2010
When having a manuscripts submitted, I'm always confronted with: Should I tell a story or show a story or both? If both, what percentage of each?
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Oct.08.2010
My detective Sammy Shovel series is being published. The first, An Adventurous Night, will be out mid November. It introduces my protagonist, Sammy Shovel. Not being a police detective, he finds the "why" all the killing and mayhem take place. This first one is filled with Christmas...
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Oct.08.2010
Cover of the book, The Two Jacks
       Finally, my story, The Two Jacks, about two University of California  music school graduates has been published. It's a story that takes place in 1974, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since the narration involves a musical, sheet music and lyrics are in the book, (The song, I Profess My Love...
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Oct.08.2010
Submission for the Scandalously Short Story Contest   White stuff fell like snow. The air teemed with excitement. Men and women engaged in salacious sex everywhere. Booze flowed like water. What a night! I must have banged six babes myself before passing out. • • • I see light. Is it morning...
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