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4 Ways to Keep Dialogue Interesting

As authors we all know dialogue plays several roles in mystery novels—character exposition, speed up pace, imparting information and showing mood—to name a few. It is critical that this important writing tool does not become tedious and monotonous. 247 more words

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"Burke's Gamble" Book #2 of the Bob Burke Thriller Novel Series On Sale March 1

Bob Burke is Back in “Burke’s Gamble,” on Kindle for release on March 1!

Think the ‘American Sniper’ meets ‘The Godfather,’ Round #2, or Bob Lee Swagger takes on the Gambinos and Luccheses. 333 more words

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The Unbearable Gloominess of Serial Killers

Are you presently in the manic phase of manic-depression?  Or maybe, incurably optimistic and annoyingly cheerful?  In either case, the solution to your problem is as close as the nearest copy of Michael Marshall’s, “The Upright Man”, published in 2004. 243 more words

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Bob Burke Will be Back on March 1 in "Burke's Gamble" Book #2 of the Bob Burke Action Adventure Series

Bob Burke is Back in “Burke’s Gamble,” on Kindle for release on March 1!

It is the ‘American Sniper’ meets ‘The Godfather,’ Round #2, or Bob Lee Swagger takes on the Gambinos and Luccheses. 331 more words

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Louise Penny Murder Mystery Series

Someone mentioned a new book series to me late last year, and try as I might I cannot remember who gave me the idea to read this incredible series of murder mysteries! 325 more words

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Page edits done

Page edits for Devils Cold Dish are complete.

Page edits are the final time I see the manuscript before it is published. Hard as it is to believe, I still find little corrections that need to be done. 82 more words

Book review: No Such Person, by Caroline B. Cooney

Cooney, Caroline B. No Such Person. Delacorte Press, 2015. $17.99. ISBN 9780385742917. 246 pgs. Ages 12+. P8Q6

The story is told from alternating perspectives of two sisters.   141 more words

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