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Mar.14.2012 - 11:19 am
My new novel THE HURRICANE LOVER involves a deadly game of cat and mouse that spins out of control during the devastating Gulf Coast hurricane season of 2005. A con artist uses...
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Aug.24.2011 - 10:49 am
Writing for the masses in 8th grade
This is me at the time of my first professional writing gig. In 1976, I was an 8th grade misfit at an academically boffo but ideologically stifling Evangelical school. Girls in my...
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Nov.29.2010 - 9:43 am
FYI, I mainly post on "Boxing the Octopus", where a predominantly jolly crew of publishing pros discuss the joys and challenges of the book business. Check us out at www...
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Nov.28.2010 - 6:15 pm
Among this week's nonfiction bestsellers, you'll see a former U.S. president, a Rolling Stone, an actress with food issues, two political pundits, and someone known as "Baba...
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Sep.08.2010 - 7:26 am
In response to: Justin Bieber's Masterpiece
I realize I'm setting myself up for ridicule here, but earlier this summer, a writing assignment had me shadow Justin...