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Do You Crave The Rest Of The Story?

I recently blogged about short and long reads and why both are challenging to write as well as terrific to read. The discussion reminded me of another, related issue I blogged about a few years ago: The End. Although I enjoy reading a good romance, I admit that the “happily ever after” ending is not […]

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#TBT – A Blast From The Past – September 2014

Some of my favorite blog posts are the ones where I share real-life stories with you that inform my writing. For Throw Back Thursday, I thought I’d share this one from last year about Code Name Hot Lips. Did you see it? What do you think? To read the post, CLICK HERE.    

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Empathy Test

How Good Are You At Reading People’s Eyes?

If you’re like me, (and I bet you are in this regard…) reading is one of your favorite activities. But do you excel at reading people’s eyes? If you’re an avid reader, the chances are greater that you’re a pro at this. Studies show that readers are more empathetic and enjoy social interactions more. Fascinating, isn’t it? […]

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Cicely the Chicken

Chicken To Get $2,500 Prosthetic Leg

How interesting was the last thing you printed? For me, it was a boarding pass. Not very exciting, right? It’s hard to compete with this one: scientists are printing a new leg for a chicken named Cicely. Cicely the chicken was born with limited mobility. Scientists at Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary determined that […]

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Die Hard

Festive Flicks That Thrill

What’s your favorite holiday movie? Think… think… think… because there’s a prize ahead… Got it in mind? Okay, now I’m going to get more specific. Because we all love A Charlie Brown Christmas and It’s a Wonderful Life and Love, Actually and maybe one of the versions of A Christmas Carol. The feel-good classics are hard not […]

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Left Hand

Are You A Latent-Lefty, Too?

I’m not left-handed, but lefties are my kindred spirits. Which is one of the reasons Jordan Fox is a lefty. You’re not surprised, are you? Real lefties put up with quite a few inconveniences that we righties hardly ever think about. Spiral  notebooks, those awkward school desks with the built-in armrest on the right side, […]

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Cold Justice

Willa’s winter vacation slams into Cold Justice

Judge Willa Carson planned a peaceful winter vacation in Michigan. Then, Willa remembers how much she hates the cold. Alright, not so bad once you remember how to deal with it, right? But, just as she’s about to embrace this perfect winter vacation, her plans literally slam to a screeching halt. Now I’ve given you a preview, and […]

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Lee Child Personal

Lee Child’s Personal New Thriller Released Today

LET’S GET PERSONAL WITH  LEE CHILD, SHALL WE? Personally, I look up to Lee Child (In more ways than one! The dude’s a foot taller than me! See photo below.) He writes riveting stories, he’s a great friend, and, of course, Jack Reacher is the source material for my Hunt for Jack Reacher series, which I write […]

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Night Vision

Who Says We Only Have 5 Senses?

You know what the traditional five senses are: sight, smell, taste, hearing, and touch. So what sense is FBI Special Agent Carlos Gaspar using when, in Jack in the Green, we learn: “It was his sixth sense that rankled.” –Jack in the Green At the time, Gaspar is arriving at Tampa’s MacDill Air Force Base […]

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J. Carson Black Flight 12

Flight 12: Book #2 Available Now!

J. Carson Black is NOW BOARDING Flight 12!   Flight 12 is the revolutionary new project from the New York Times Best Selling Authors who brought you the hugely successful Deadly Dozen. We call ourselves The Twelve. J. Carson Black’s Flight 12: A Laura Cardinal Thriller is available NOW. Who is Laura Cardinal? -You loved her in […]

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