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Beers, Brands, Books, and Brawls

Beers, Brands, Books, and Brawls

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My bio describes me as a lawyer by day and an author at night--and I generally ...

Guess What? Now There’s an Awesome Map for Your Favorite Road Trip Novel

Guess What? Now There’s an Awesome Map for Your Favorite Road Trip Novel

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As I have mentioned more than once on this blog, among my favorite opening lines in ...

Opening Passages to Greatness

Opening Passages to Greatness

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The other day I stumbled upon The Heart, a wonderful series in the online version of The ...

Make America Naughty Again

Make America Naughty Again

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As many of my readers know, I haven't been able to quit my day job. Fortunately, ...

Cain is able, better than most, and far darker: An Appreciation

Cain is able, better than most, and far darker: An Appreciation

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At least thirty years had passed since I first read The Postman Always Rings Twice by James Cain. ...

The Magical Lure of the Intimate Voice

The Magical Lure of the Intimate Voice

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I have written here and elsewhere of the power of a great opening line. If you ...