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Retired!

Retired from the Nebraska Air National Guard after 25 years of service United States Air Force Retired, what does that feel like today? I woke up with the realization that something that has been a big part of my life … Continue reading

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Writing a Novel?

How do you begin writing a novel?   My first novel was a training ground for me.  I had always been taught to plan out anything you intend to write for others.  This meant a dreaded outline.  I hate outlines.  … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU READ?

Do you write the way you read? I was recently asked this question and it made me think a little.  I love to read mysteries and thrillers and combinations of these genres.  Two of my novels are, in fact, mysteries … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ninety Feet Away by Kent Krause

Book Reviews On my website I want to bring readers and writers together.  I am dedicating this blog to promoting writing, especially independent authors.  To that end I will read and review books from time to time with the desire … Continue reading

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As I Walk In Spring

As I Walk in Spring In Spring the first hints of verdant growth peek out from the underbrush.  Sheltered areas become microcosms of lushness, as green tendrils reach out from the center pushing to the periphery.  Baby rabbits and squirrels … Continue reading

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WRITING HURDLES

Writing Hurdles Everyone I know, who writes, comes up against challenges that leave them speechless.  The dreaded blank page affects everyone at some point.  Here are a few hurdles I have come up against, add yours in comments. What should … Continue reading

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BIKE PATHS AND WALKING

Bike Paths and Walking I am often asked why my novels involve bike paths.  In A Step Ahead of Death the murder victim is found just off the trail as it leads from town.  In Witness in the Window  (Here … Continue reading

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War Memorials – Washington, D.C.

War Memorials – more than a tourist attraction One of my favorite places to visit is Washington D.C.  There are many things to see and learn there and it is an easy city to get around in.  I recently had … Continue reading

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UNMASKED a novel by EM Kaplan – Author Interview

UNMASKED – by Independent Author EM Kaplan Review and Interview I recently committed to downloading and reading self-published authors with a goal of reviewing their works on Amazon.  I realized that I had been focusing upon well-known authors only.  As an … Continue reading

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BE AN AUTHOR

Be an Author (Note That I didn’t say “become”) In my publishing journey I have met many people who say that they “always wanted to be an author.”  The truth is that many of them have already written poems, short … Continue reading

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