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5 Things You Might Not Know About Sharks!

It’s the hap-happiest season of all! No I’m not talking about Christmas, I’m talking about Shark Week on the Discovery Channel. It’s must see TV! While researching my new novel Into the Killing Seas I needed to learn about shark behavior. Into the Killing Seas tells the story of two boys, Patrick and Teddy O’Donnell who stow away … Continue reading 5 Things You Might Not Know About Sharks!

Julia Child Was A Spy…And Other Things You Learn Researching Novels.

Writing a book is messy. There are lots of blind alleys, false starts and horrible cliches in your early drafts. (You see what I did there?) One of the biggest distractions to getting your book finished is what we writerly types call ‘research’. Research is vital to your work. It makes your writing stronger and … Continue reading Julia Child Was A Spy…And Other Things You Learn Researching Novels.

Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. My Running Diary Of The First Episode. Because That’s How I Roll.

  8:00pm. Joss! Back on TV! Let us pause a moment and give thanks. Okay. We’re done. Avenger’s actions figures in the very first scene! And J. August Richcards—Gunn from Angel—is the first actor to appear on screen. I’M SOLD ALREADY! 8:03pm. Could J. August Richards’ character be Luke Cage? Power Man? I might faint … Continue reading Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. My Running Diary Of The First Episode. Because That’s How I Roll.

Percy Jackson Sea of Monsters and Killer Species Free Book Giveaway!

Dear Readers, Big news for Killer Species: Menace From The Deep!                     Are you heading out see Percy Jackson Sea of Monsters at the movie theater this weekend? If you are planning to see it at Showcase Cinemas and you’re a member of the Showcase Cinema … Continue reading Percy Jackson Sea of Monsters and Killer Species Free Book Giveaway!

The Real Lone Ranger…Manual T. Gonzaullus

Today the newest incarnation of one of the most enduring figures in American popular culture gallops into theaters as Disney’s The Lone Ranger hits the big screen. What began as a popular radio drama on a Detroit radio station in 1933 will get a new big budget introduction to millions of new fans. And The Lone … Continue reading The Real Lone Ranger…Manual T. Gonzaullus