Gangster Warlords by Ioan Grillo – Book Review

Gangster Warlords by Ioan Grillo is not a book for the faint of heart. It is violent, brutal, horrifying, gruesome, and terrifyingly real. Ioan Grillo embarked on a journey from the slums of the favelas in Brazil to the ostentatious tombs of Mexican kingpins. Each gang had its own... 

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On Writing by Stephen King – Book Review

There is a reason why On Writing by Stephen King is a recommended read for all indie authors. No matter if you love or hate Stephen King’s work, there is something magical imbued into the words of On Writing. It’s not necessarily a book that will teach you how... 

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Spring 2019 Update

It’s about that time for another general update. In these seasonal blogs I talk more about my life, what’s happening with the writing, and what’s currently in progress. Let’s begin. Spring is one of my favorite time’s of year. The weather is warm and sunny, it’s not too hot... 

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Presentation is Everything, especially when you’re an Indie author.

Before I get into talking about presentation, I have some news to share. On May 29th through the 31st, I will be attending the New Jersey Librarian’s Association conference at Harrah’s in Atlantic City. And no, I am not a librarian. I will be there to sell books to... 

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How to create story ideas for your novels

How to create story ideas for the uninspired writer. Here’s the situation. You wrote the first book in your series. Book one was around 90,000 words and took you two-three years to write. You have five books planned and by your estimate, it may take 4-8 years to write... 

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