Monthly Archives: October 2014

Font Follows Function

Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:
“ZOMG what a tasty burger” As writers in the modern age, many of us debate pen-and-paper over computer, with a few staunch holdouts for the manual typewriter. The form in which we write…

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7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose

Mostly because I seem to be stalled, and need to review the answers to these seven questions, especially #4, and maybe #2, and then there’s #1… What kind of answers do you come up with? (warning: more vulgar language than … Continue reading

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My view of UNDER A RAGING MOON by Frank Zafiro

One of the things I rely on heavily when writing my crime novels is my fifteen-plus years’ experience in the criminal justice field: as a police/fire dispatcher, a federal court clerk/bailiff, and a social services/schools/law enforcement/juvenile court liaison. I generally … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Bother to Like Me

Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:
Back in June, I landed an agent. She sent me a questionnaire. How many Twitter followers do you have? How many Facebook friends? The first answer was ‘zero.’ I’d never really understood Twitter.…

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My view of MAY DAY by Jess Lourey

What a ride Jess Lourey takes readers on in MAY DAY, the first of her murder-by-month series featuring Mira James! I’m late to the party, as this novel was published in 2006 and Jess is up to JANUARY THAW now, … Continue reading

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A second set of eyes reveals what we overlook.

Fellow Yellow Springs resident and writer Amy Mangus covered my book launch last week of FORTY & OUT, and I think her report of the event is better than mine! Great pictures, well-deserved mentions of my fantastic literary community, and … Continue reading

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