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ITW Must-Reads: The Hunt for Red October



My goal is to eventually make my way through all of these must-read titles. These books have been around for so long and read by so many that another generic review from your average reader seems unnecessary. 490 more words

Books

Musing Monday (26 Jan)

So, once again I will participate in the Musing Monday meme hosted by Should Be Reading and once again put up the books that I bought last week. 302 more words

Books I Read

Don't Write What You Know! Sheesh!

You know what I hate? Well, yeah, the Seattle Seahawks. You know what else I hate? Aspiring writers spewing cliches about writing. During a session with one of my Southern California writers’ groups a few years ago, an older woman shared a few chapters of a fictional piece set in Boston. 417 more words

Writing

This is the End: Episode 7 of The Accidental Author and the WESU Series

In this final episode: Loving your characters good and bad • Homage to Tom Clancy “The Master” • Plot line of The Devil’s Quota. 74 more words

Avitabile

On video--Academy Award nominee Keira Knightley and Chris Pine in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Whether or not Keira Knightley wins the Academy Award this year for her role as a World War II codebreaker opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in The Imitation Game… 549 more words

Movies

COMMAND AUTHORITY, by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney. (Putnam.) Free Download

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Command Authority is a political thriller novel by Tom Clancy and Mark Greaney published posthumously on December 3, 2013 by Putnam Adult. This is the ninth novel featuring the former CIA agent and president… 116 more words

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Selfish Nobility

One key feature of maturing as a reader is you learn to recognize when heroes screw up. The odd thing is when you re-read a scene where the hero makes an obviously incorrect decision that the author wants you to respect. 275 more words

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