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Jeff Cohen Last week I posted the best (and probably only) advice I'd give to aspiring authors: Write the book you want to read. And I hinted--no, said straight out--that there was a down side to that practice, and that... Continue reading
Thanks, Don!
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Don’t suppose you could pass along those ten new post topics…
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Jeff Cohen Recently I--among many others--was asked on Facebook (the only place people interact anymore) what my advice would be for someone who "wants to be a writer." My immediate impulse was to tell the person that s/he is either... Continue reading
Lynne, even if Trump did step down, and there's virtually no chance of that, we'd have the lovely experience of four years of President Mike Pence, which would be only cosmetically better.
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1. I don't have to let anybody do anything; this is a democracy. 2. Josh, you are welcome whenever you want to be. 3. Thanks for the last five and a half years. You'll be missed around here.
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Jeff Cohen They play John Lennon's "Imagine" in Times Square right before the ball drops every year. I don't think anybody really listens to the lyrics. As is my family's custom, we watched the Marx Brothers on New Year's Eve.... Continue reading
And healthy, Erin.
Toggle Commented Dec 31, 2016 on 2017 at Hey, There's A Dead Guy in the Living Room
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Jeff Cohen A quick post today because it's the day after Christmas, there are five days to New Year's Eve (or as my daughter Eve calls it, "New Year's Me"), and almost everybody's off work today. It's been an exhausting... Continue reading
A very happy birthday, Jessy!
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Jeff Cohen After reading Erin's Friday post I was... well, inspired is probably going too far. But I did take her point about the "unpopular opinions" fad going around Facebook. Yes, people were looking at that prompt and thinking they... Continue reading
We'll miss you, Josh. Don't be a stranger!
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I have a basic premise in mind before I start writing, but not much more than that. Once I get the first act in, and everything’s set in motion, it’s all improv.
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Jeff Cohen E.J. Copperman Someone asked me the other day (meaning a day that wasn't today) about having four mystery series going at more or less the same time. And I'll admit that as a concept that sounds pretty impressive.... Continue reading
Yes, Ma’am!
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Thank you!
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Take you time. I’m just writing the next one now.
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Jeff Cohen E.J. Copperman So, this happened. Sometimes when you really need a lift (and let's just say November 2016 was not my favorite month for a few reasons), one just appears. And when Library Journal lists your novel as... Continue reading
Jeff Cohen The winners of last week's contests: Copies of SPOUSE IN THE WIND, A Haunted Guesthouse Mystery (coming Dec. 6): KarenM Emily Goehner Adrienne Asher Free codes for the Audible Audiobook of THE QUESTION OF THE FELONIOUS FRIEND: PJ... Continue reading
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Jeff Cohen In case you missed it: SPOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL, the eighth Haunted Guesthouse mystery (which is a source of amazement for me--8?) will be available to you in a mere two weeks, on December 6. More on that... Continue reading
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I wish I had your strength of mind.
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Jeff Cohen I had a whole post written that dealt with the events of last week. And I simply couldn't put you through it. If you're desperate for my take on what happened and what I believe is coming, go... Continue reading
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Jeff Cohen First a word from our sponsor: THE QUESTION OF THE FELONIOUS FRIEND is now available for preorder as an audiobook. Audible Studios is offering the third Asperger's Mystery novel from E.J. Copperman/Jeff Cohen starting November 15, but you... Continue reading
I’ll get back to you on that, Toni. Thanks for asking.
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