Are you a thank you note writer? I’m wondering because National Thank You Note Day is December 26. Here is some inspiration, plus a few tips in case you find the task of writing thank you notes daunting. In Manners and Social Usages of 1887, Mrs. John Sherwood writes, “The person who can write a graceful note […]
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I love Michigan. The bitter cold winters there, not so much. At this point in my life I mostly spend summers in Michigan and flock to Florida for winters. As a mystery/thriller novel writer, this is a plan that works out well for me. There’s something for everyone in Michigan. You know the state is […]
If you want to write a great action scene, you’ve gotta know something about physics, know someone(s) who does, or be able to figure it out through research. For me, it’s a combination of all three when I write action scenes for my thrillers. One of them happens in Blood Trails, my new thriller novel […]
Key West holds a Key Lime Festival every year. How did we miss this?! This year it’s July 2-4, 2016… but I wonder if it’s too early to sign up for next year?! As a snowbird, I spend much of the year in Florida, which means I’ve taken my fair share of trips to Key […]
Humans are creatures of habit. We like our routines, don’t we? An accepted rule of law is that evidence of habit and routine practice is so reliable that it even overcomes objections in court. How about you? What’s your Sunday routine? You can tell a lot about a person by the way they spend their […]
The longer the book, the better the story, right? Not always. All books must have a final page somewhere. (That’s why I’m a fan of the series! There’s always the promise of another book coming soon.) But for those times when shorter is better, here’s what master fiction writer Stephen King says about short stories: “There’s almost […]
FBI Special Agent Kim Otto of my Hunt for Reacher thrillers has some general rules for personal behavior, similar to the list of Jack Reacher’s Rules. One of Otto’s internal dilemmas is that she’s terrified of riding in planes. A common fear, for sure. But one of her rules is “Ignore the fear and do it […]
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