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The writing of “Treasure of Saint-Lazare” – Roy Murry’s author interview

Roy Murry’s well-known blog features yours truly as the monthly interview subject today. He asked some good questions about the thinking behind Treasure of Saint-Lazare — answering them made me focus on the process I used then, and the process I’m using to write its sequel, to which I’ve given the working title “Last Stop: Paris.” …

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SavvyBookWriters has questions about Treasure of Saint-Lazare and its tale of stolen Nazi treasure

Doris-Maria Heilman of SavvyBookWriters.wordpress.com and 111publishing.com was nice enough to request an author interview. I thought her questions about Treasure of Saint-Lazare were pertinent and interesting, and I enjoyed answering them. I hope you’ll find them interesting. There’s been a lot of interest in stolen Nazi treasure, and of course I’m happy to keep it …

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Book Review: Rita’s big adventure

Decades as an elementary-school teacher left Rita Major-Hallerdin with a keen desire to write about child safety. If her first effort is a good predictor, “Quincy’s Theme Park Adventure: A Lesson Learned” will be the first of a significant series designed to teach reading skills — and at the same time improve parenting. Hers will …

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MY FAVORITE RECENT BOOKS – McEwan, Grossman, Kushner, Tartt, Patchett

I sat down this afternoon to answer Doris Heilman’s interview questions (which in the course of time will appear on 111publishing.com), and it made me think more deeply about my own reading. I read for pleasure and to admire the workmanship of my betters, so I was not surprised to find that my list included …

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