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Pushing Past Roadblocks

Damn, it’s hard to reconnect with your story having taken three days off to be a tourist in downtown Los Angeles. It’s hard to reconnect with your story—or whatever you’re working on—after taking any time off. You lose your momentum. … READ MORE »

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Introducing Dave Mason of the Santa Monica Police Department

Sheila Lowe, my fellow mystery writer and friend, tagged me in this blog hop tour to craft a 500-word blog about the main character in my Dave Mason police procedural series. Check out Sheila Lowe and her series of mysteries … READ MORE »

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Writing Your First Mystery

At the direction of my good friend, Judith Cassis, who is a professional writer and marketer, I have just finished three eBooks of about 10,000 words on the topic of writing your first mystery.   Have I revealed secrets known … READ MORE »

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Website Hack

Foolishly I thought it would never happen to me because I was careful. Now that it has happened and been corrected, I see the yawning holes I left wide open for hackers. I hope that with the application of money … READ MORE »

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The Writer as Watcher

Writing police procedurals as I do, I read a lot of police procedural fiction because I enjoy it. It’s not as if I want to imagine myself in the role of the first on scene investigator. Imagine the stress of … READ MORE »

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Changing The Covers on My Books

I liked the previous covers of my four books. But a smooth-talking Irishman, who presented as a social media expert at a conference I recently attended, persuaded me the covers looked  dated. I fell under his spell and found myself … READ MORE »

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