Bringing Up the Rear: The Literary Mic Drop

Bringing Up the Rear: The Literary Mic Drop

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Many years ago, my agent offered me the following advice: "The most important sentence of your novel ...

Bromance: My Favorite Fictional Couple

Bromance: My Favorite Fictional Couple

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I recently received a question on the Goodreads website asking who was my favorite fictional couple, ...

A Poolside Lesson

A Poolside Lesson

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Browsing through some older copies of Missouri Lawyers Weekly, I came across an essay of mine from a ...

How’s This for a Stamp of Approval!

How’s This for a Stamp of Approval!

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Sometimes my life in the world of the law overlaps nicely with my life in the ...

A Thanksgiving Meditation From Nearly Two Millennia Ago

A Thanksgiving Meditation From Nearly Two Millennia Ago

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On this Thanksgiving holiday, as we each pause to give thanks, I turn to a wise ...

The Dead Hand and the Jewish Book Festival — 1:30 pm on Monday, November 14

The Dead Hand and the Jewish Book Festival — 1:30 pm on Monday, November 14

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Should be a fun afternoon at the St. Louis Jewish Book festival on Monday, November 14. ...

An Evening with Scott Turow–November 6th at 7:30 PM

An Evening with Scott Turow–November 6th at 7:30 PM

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I have been a fan of Scott Turow and his writings ever since publication of his ...

A Delightful Evening with Two Great Guys Who Happen to Be Terrific Writers

A Delightful Evening with Two Great Guys Who Happen to Be Terrific Writers

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Writing a novel is, by definition, a lonely avocation. It's just you and your computer--or just ...

Fun Book Event at the St. Louis County Library–October 10th

Fun Book Event at the St. Louis County Library–October 10th

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I am looking forward to this Monday night, October 10th--and not just because the 2nd Presidential ...

Groucho Marx versus Warner Bros. — A Social Media Smackdown

Groucho Marx versus Warner Bros. — A Social Media Smackdown

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While I am often described as "a lawyer by day and an author at night," those ...