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Dear Emma

I’ve heard it said each of us has a book in them.  I hope that is true because writing has become truly my passion.  Hemingway warned us that if writing becomes our addiction, only death itself can save us.  Since I plan to live for several more years, I hope to have many...

John’s Blog

I would like to introduce you to a friend of mine.  His name is John, but he writes under the pen name J. C. Fields.  And he writes well. I just finished his first novel, The Fugitive’s Trail, and it’s a good one. You’ll be introduced to Special Agent...

Book Fair: It’s Here!

It is Here! Today is the first day of the 2017 BookExpo New Title Showcase.  If I told you it isn’t on my mind, I’d be lying to you.  If I claimed not to be excited having one of my books in it, I’d not be telling the truth....

The Thursday Meeting

Come on, come join me with Gayla at our weekly meeting. Gayla, I’d like you meet a friend of mine, who’s kind of going to look over our shoulder. Gayla is a petite woman with deep eyes blue eyes.  Her hair is dark brunette and the smile you see is...

Should Clare Wear Glasses?

“Writers aren’t exactly people…they’re a whole bunch of people trying to be one person.”                                                                      ...

Sacrifice and Sushi

Writing is simple, Hemingway said, “sit at your typewriter (computer) and bleed.” I am willing to sacrifice for my craft and in all honesty feel I have. The rewards far outweigh any forfeit, I’ve suffered, but I remain ready to pay the price. That belief came under direct attack...

“The Tenth Nail” has a Voice

The Tenth Nail has a voice and that voice belongs to Paul J. McSorley. The Tenth Nail is the story of a murder.  More than that, it is the story of a homicide detective trying to hold it together as he battles the guilt inside him for past sins...

Heard A Good Book Lately?

Like many, I set goals for the coming year.  Last year, 2016, (had to write that one more time) I set the goal to convert all my novels into audiobooks.  I came up a little short, only six of the eight were finished by the time the ball dropped. ...

Sam and Laura have a Voice

Sam and Laura have a voice and that voice belongs to Joseph R. Durika. The story of Sam and Laura is told in a trilogy of novels; The Law of Moses, A Higher Calling, and Vengeance Is Mine.  Sam and Laura are two people who come of age just...

“Dear Emma” has a Voice

“Dear Emma” has a voice and that voice belongs to Steven A. Gannet. The story of Emma is told by a character who is a youth counselor and volunteer Chaplain.  I wanted a voice that had the patient sound of a man who has the patience to listen to...