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November is Alpha Month

  Come join me November 2nd at http:/www.rwamysterysuspense.org for a month long course devoted to—   Alphas: Leaders of the Pack Course Blurb: You don’t like me, Bond. You don’t like my methods. You think I’m an accountant, a bean counter … Continue reading

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     …life is full of them.   The question that has preoccupied my mind lately, as I delve into writing a new book, is:  Where do characters come from?   Looking beyond the obvious—my imagination, and the imagination of … Continue reading

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Part 2: Disaster Movies — Making the Emotional Investment

Read: Part 1: Disastrous Disaster Movie.    Disaster movies like The Poseidon Adventure, The Towering Inferno (also an Irwin Allen film) and Earthquake to name a few focus on large-scale catastrophes. But as an audience, this larger-than-life focus is too … Continue reading

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