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WHAT TO READ AFTER PUBLISHING A THRILLER

WHAT TO READ AFTER PUBLISHING A THRILLER

WHAT TO READ AFTER PUBLISHING A THRILLER Hopefully  by now the whole world knows that I just published my novel, Bangkok Shadows.  Available as e book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07C125MS1                                                    and as paperback: https://www.amazon.com/dp/173214741 It …

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BANGKOK SHADOWS NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK

BANGKOK SHADOWS NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK

  It’s not only out as an Amazon Kindle e-book! Bangkok Shadows is now available in paperback as well. Click here to view Bangkok Shadows paperback edition.                                                         …

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BLACK IVORY COFFEE AND MY NOVEL

BLACK IVORY COFFEE AND MY NOVEL

PREPARING THE WORLD’S FINEST COFFEE (Enjoy the photos and read below to learn more and what Black Ivory Coffee has to do with my novel) Blake Dinkin, Founder of Black Ivory coffee, preparing the syphon for brewing. This French made syphon is recommended and sold by Black Ivory. The hand grinder used to grind the …

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BANGKOK SHADOWS NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON KINDLE

BANGKOK SHADOWS NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON KINDLE

Click here to view Bangkok Shadows page on Amazon Kindle The novel is now available as a e-book; paperback will be available in a few days. Right now it is being offered at an introductory  discount price of $.99. I hope you will enjoy the adventures of Glenn Murray Cohen in Bangkok’s mysterious underside, and …

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A NATIONAL DISGRACE

A NATIONAL DISGRACE

Some of the unarmed victims of police shootings Click here to read a moving column by Leonard Pitts, Jr. Yet another instance of an unarmed African-American citizen shot and killed by police with no justification and no consequences. Our President says these are simply local matters and no business of the federal government. I say …

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COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON:BANGKOK SHADOWS In Bangkok, everyone gets the chance to start over. Few questions are asked. When American criminal defense lawyer Glenn Murray Cohen took a bundle of cash from a murdered client and moved to Thailand and a new life, he thought his troubles were over forever. Glenn forms friendships and seeks love, spending …

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SURVIVORS

SURVIVORS

I wrote this story last year after a road trip through the American Southwest. I haven’t written much science fiction, though I read it voraciously, especially dystopian and post-apocalyptic.The stark and desolate landscape and the vast stretches of unpopulated areas broken by small, isolated communities inspired me to write a tale about an even more …

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CHINESE ARTISTS STAND UP TO THEIR GOVERNMENT

CHINESE ARTISTS STAND UP TO THEIR GOVERNMENT

CHINESE ARTISTS STAND UP TO THEIR GOVERNMENT A few months ago I posted on what responses American artists might offer in reaction to a repressive political movement in our country. Even wrote a short story on the subject. (Perhaps I’ll even post it.) Looks like artists in China have risen to the occasion.  Click the …

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ISMAIL KADARE’S LATEST NOVEL

ISMAIL KADARE’S LATEST NOVEL

Wikipedia photo A new work by Albania’s greatest novelist and one of my favorite writers. If you haven’t read Ismail Kadare, do so at once! You’re in for a real treat!  He definitely deserves the Nobel Prize for Literature. Click below to read the New York times review of A Girl in Exile https://nyti.ms/2sKkxjI

HOW I CAME TO LOVE WRITING PROMPT MEETUPS-AND CAME UP WITH A STORY

HOW I CAME TO LOVE WRITING PROMPT MEETUPS-AND CAME UP WITH A STORY

I’ve never been a big believer in using gimmickry to break the writers’ block that  possesses we authors much the time. There is nothing in this world that is easier than finding a way to avoid writing. All those chores you haven’t done, the calls and visits you’ve failed to make, the research on the …

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