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My thanks to The BookMark for putting together such a nice event! Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2018 at Events
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Check out my recent interview with book angel Stephanie Moore Hopkins at her must-read literary blog, Layered Pages. Here's a bit of the interview: Are there any boundaries you have pushed as a writer? I find the current outpour of dark, edgy, morally ambiguous storytelling to be monumentally boring and,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at News & Reviews
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Join me and "Jake for Mayor" at a fabulous event at Commenoz Gallery in Key Biscayne, October 6, at 6-9pm. Included, cocktails, signing, a chance to bring your dog and commission a portrait. This is going to be a terrific evening! Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at Events
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Join me and "Jake for Mayor" at a fabulous event at Commenoz Gallery in Key Biscayne, October 6, at 6-9pm. Included, cocktails, signing, a chance to bring your dog and commission a portrait. This is going to be a terrific evening! Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at News & Reviews
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Upcoming Event: Meet the Author at the Bookstore in the Grove, Miami, FL: September 22, 2016 at 7pm. Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at Events
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The Florida Times Union has a great review and semi-interview on Jake for Mayor. Couldn't resist my own comment when asked on the current state of choosing a candidate: "Jake might not be able to beat either Hillary or Trump in the race for the White House, but he’d crush... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at Events
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Had a great time signing books at my old stomping ground, the Barnes & Noble in D.C. Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at Events
Here's my interview with NPR Radio Jacksonville. My segment starts at 31:40. I'm looking forward to meeting North Florida readers at the BookMark tonight at 7 PM. Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at Events
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My thanks to The BookMark for putting together such a nice event! Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at Events
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Had a very pleasant book signing at the BookMark in Jacksonville. Thanks to all who came, young and old. Many thanks to Rona Brinlee for putting together such a nice event! Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2016 at News & Reviews
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You can listen to my interview at NPR All Things Considered, Jacksonville, where I talk about Jake the Dog and writing a satire in such a politically charged climate. . My segment starts at 31:40. And this greeted me for the book signing event at BookMark -- the same evening! Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2016 at News & Reviews
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Here's some photographs from the D. C. Barnes & Noble book signing event -- sold out! Always a good feeling. Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2016 at News & Reviews
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It was great to get a nice notice for Jake the Dog in the Florida Times Union from book reviewer, C. F. Foster. "Combine a down-on-his-luck political campaign manager, a rambunctious beagle, an unpopular small-town mayor unopposed for re-election and a full load of laughs and you have a raucous... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2016 at News & Reviews
How familiar is this! A real life, four-term and newly re-elected furred mayor of Cormorant, MN. "He's no mutt, he's the mayor!" Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2016 at News & Reviews
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Delighted by this new review of Jake the Mayor from author Leah Devlin (the Woods Hole Mysteries.) It's always nice to be recognized by fellow authors! "Jake for Mayor is a rollicking, fast-paced politic satire with elements of romantic comedy rolled into the mix. An open-microphone faux pas spells disaster... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2016 at News & Reviews
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Book Events for August, 2016. Hope to see you at these great bookstores. Book signing at Books & Books, Coral Gables, FL. Tuesday, August 2, 8pm. Book signing at Barnes & Noble, Rockville, MD Saturday, Aug 27, 6pm. Radio Interview on "First Coast Connect, NPR" Radio: Monday, August 29, 9am.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at Events
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A new interview was posted today between myself and reporter Michael Barone at the Washington Examiner, where we discussed script writing in Hollywood, journalism and politics, and my new novel, Jake for Mayor, a fun satire about an election race between an entrenched incumbent and a popular homeless dog, Jake.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2016 at News & Reviews
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I had a great time introducing my first novel, Jake for Mayor, at the Lunch With an Author event in Key Biscayne. I was told it set a record in book sales. My thanks to everyone who came. Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2016 at News & Reviews
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The Miami New Times has posted an interview with me -- that was a lot of fun to do, with some great questions. And it's a great looking article too! Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2016 at News & Reviews
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Recently my publisher Penmore Press offered a series of posts by its authors to write about developing characters in their novels. I decided to contribute one about my erstwhile hero -- no, not the dog -- rather Ken, the perfect political campaign manager, until his spectacular fall from favor. Here's... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2016 at News & Reviews
Book Reviewer and blogger, CT Commie Tiger Mommie -- better known to the publishing world as author Marina Julia Neary (The Gate of Dawn and Saved by the Bang to name two of her most recent novels) has written up a review of Jake For Mayor in her own inimicable... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at News & Reviews
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Barely one breath after announcing the release of Jake for Mayor, a rave review was posted at Before the Second Sleep book review blog. And it is a wonderful review! Exactly the kind of ebulient response I was hoping for from readers. Here is a snippet: "The timely nature of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at News & Reviews
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