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Inspiration & Training Your Brain

A lot of my stories have their beginnigs in my dreams and nightmares. I try to write as much of them as I rember, only sometimes the pen takes on a life of its own. 398 more words


A Walk Among The Tombstones

It’s so easy to make jokes about Liam Neeson and Taken because….well, his family members just can’t seem to stop disappearing. Really, at this point one should just stop leaving the country and stay home. 259 more words


Liam Neeson to Present 'A Walk Among the Tombstones' at Zurich Film Festival

LONDON — Liam Neeson is to present his latest film, the crime drama “A Walk Among the Tombstones,” in the Gala Premieres section of the Zurich Film Festival. 107 more words


Whatever Gets You Through Your Life*

It seems to be human nature that we want to impose some sort of order and structure in our worlds. We like to feel at least some sense of control over our lives, especially when things happen that are out of our control. 1,267 more words

Agatha Christie

"So what are we saying here?"

Note: This post is the forty-fourth installment in my author’s commentary for City of Exiles, covering Chapter 43. You can read the earlier installments  897 more words


Lessons via ebook from Lawrence Block

One evening six years ago the master crime novelist Lawrence Block (right) made an author appearance at the Westport (Conn.) Library next door to Fairfield. At that point, among the more than  100 books Block had published were four about writing. 1,573 more words

Writing Process

It’s not what you read, but why.

As a professional writer, and the executive director of the Western Ohio Writers Association, I am often asked what books I read or what I’d recommend to someone. 720 more words