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New Book: Nothing Ever Happens Here

 I've read Nothing Ever Happens Here,  my current novel, at least 23 times before you, as readers ever see it. That means beginning to end. From the first draft to the moment when I superstitiously...

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The 3 Years it took to write By Accident
The 3 Years it took to write By Accident

It’s taken 3 years to bring By Accident to publication.  By Accident is the fifth in my Santa Monica police procedural series. Back in the day, whenever that was, I could write one crime novel a...

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Joy at Writing The End
Joy at Writing The End

Anyone who writes will appreciate the joy of getting to an end of a piece of work that hooks all the segments together, ties up all the loose ends, and arrives at the right place to stop.  Gasp! The...

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Mar Preston – Crime Fiction Author
Mar Preston – Crime Fiction Author

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] Mar Preston - Mystery Author FJ: When did you decide to become a writer? Mar: No decision involved. I slid into it....

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Mar Preston – Crime Fiction Author
Detective Dave Mason’s Santa Monica

Detective Dave Mason's Santa Monica No Dice, Rip-Off,  On Behalf of the Family, & A Very Private School, and By Accident are a series of crime fiction novels that take place in Santa Monica,...

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