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What Inspired Me to Write SKIN OF TATTOOS

I am delighted to host author and fellow International Thriller Writers member Christina Hoag on my blog today! Today she shares the inspiration behind her thriller SKIN OF TATTOOS. What inspired me to write Skin of Tattoos By Christina Hoag … Continue reading

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My Very First Malice

This weekend I attended my very first Malice Domestic. My brain and my heart are full. I have been delaying writing this blog post because there was just so much to process. I arrived Thursday evening, a little later than … Continue reading

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My Book Collecting Problem

Today, I discuss my book collecting problem. Make sure you scroll down for the  book giveaway, and then visit the next blog on the hop! I hate parting with books. I really do. This is why I have too many … Continue reading

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Fake Movies, Con Men and What’s Next in Indie Film

Michael Goldburg, the writer/director of the award-winning horror-comedy short film, WHAT’S EATING DAD?, was previously the subject of a Creative Minds profile on “Not Even Joking,” where he mentioned his upcoming feature comedy, SURE-FIRE. I asked him to tell me … Continue reading

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No Strings Attached #Giveaway Blog Hop

My second blog hop giveaway! I have a feeling that many of you who are visiting today are new to my blog. I would love to introduce you to several of the posts that went up in the past few … Continue reading

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Leap into Books Giveaway Hop!

Today, I am participating in something called a Blog Hop! I’ve never done this before, so I am pretty excited. Since I thought I might have some new visitors to my blog, I thought a great way to introduce myself … Continue reading

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Our Roller Coaster Confidence

This past year has been a crazy year of ups and downs for me. Releasing a debut novel will do that to you! My guest today, Linda Legters describes how I often feel as a writer, and gives some great … Continue reading

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Some LOVE for my readers: A short story and a GIVEAWAY!

It’s the week before Valentine’s Day, and I wanted to show my readers some love! I’ve decided to share a comic short story I wrote a number of years ago. “Glass Slipper 101” was originally published by the now defunct … Continue reading

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Where do you get your ideas?

I am excited to welcome playwright, theatre director and journalist Julia Pascal to the blog today to answer a question that every writer gets asked. Where do you get your ideas? By Julia Pascal Where do you get your ideas? … Continue reading

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Thoughts on justice inspired by MAKING A MURDERER and SERIAL

A few years ago I was called for jury duty. Normally, I would have been thrilled. I would love to sit on a jury. I’m NOT EVEN JOKING. I believe, in most cases, I could be impartial. I could objectively … Continue reading

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