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An Update

Almost daily, I receive private (and sometimes public) inquiries about the status of my current work in progress, WINNER TAKES ALL. The delay in finishing and publishing the third tale in the Dylan Hunter thriller series is taxing the patience … Continue reading

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How I Do It — An Interview

  THE ALLIANCE OF INDEPENDENT AUTHORS (ALLi) has just published an interview with me as part of their weekly series: “How I Do It: Indie Authors Share the Secrets of Their Success.” Writers struggling to write, publish, or break through … Continue reading

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Last Chance — Get My Thrillers with Their Original Covers

I have only a few remaining copies of the print editions of HUNTER and BAD DEEDS with their original covers. And to make space in my office, I’m selling them off, dirt cheap! The holidays are coming, folks. And I’m … Continue reading

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Revealing…the New Cover for BAD DEEDS

My stellar cover designer, Allen Chiu, has been redesigning the two existing Dylan Hunter book covers in order to develop a “branded,” integrated look for the series. I’ve already shown you the new HUNTER cover. Here is the revised cover … Continue reading

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Revealing . . . the New Cover for HUNTER!

As I mentioned recently, I’m having new covers designed for HUNTER and BAD DEEDS, in order to develop an integrated, “branded” look for the series. Here is the bold and dramatic new HUNTER cover:   Once again, the cover was created by … Continue reading

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So, You Want to Write a Thriller…

  What, exactly, makes a story a “thriller”? What are its essential elements? Is there a formula to building a suspenseful page-turner? How can you craft characters compelling enough to carry an ongoing thriller series? Drawing examples from my own … Continue reading

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How I Write Fiction — A Talk

In this videotaped talk, recorded on April 16, 2015 at the Grasonville, Maryland, Senior Center, I discussed the art and craft of storytelling with a local audience of avid readers and budding writers. I addressed such questions as: * Why … Continue reading

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Neil Russell Revisited — A Fresh Interview with the Creator of Thriller Hero Rail Black

  Back in early 2012, I conducted a brief (okay . . . perfunctory) interview with movie-maker-turned-thriller-author Neil Russell. I knew there was a lot more about this man that I wanted to learn and share with you. Well, Neil … Continue reading

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My Post at The Kill Zone: Presenting Controversial Ideas in Fiction

  Jodie Renner — a respected editor, and author of several great how-to books on writing — is a regular contributor to the prestigious group blog “The Kill Zone,” an online hangout for prominent mystery and thriller writers (and readers). … Continue reading

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One Word You Won’t Find in My Novels

  Okay. Call it a symbolic, personal protest thing. Those who know me well know that I’m anything but a prude. They also know that my private language can get salty, from time to time. But when I read fiction, … Continue reading

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