Thank you, Dorothy Parker

Thank you, Dorothy Parker

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When in need of a snappy one-liner for the beginning of your book--or your essay or ...

Cheerful Words of Wisdom from Falstaff

Cheerful Words of Wisdom from Falstaff

During these cold dark days of winter, with ice and sleet in the forecast and Spring ...

From Sancho Panza to Saul Goodman: More Thoughts on the Cage-Free Character

From Sancho Panza to Saul Goodman: More Thoughts on the Cage-Free Character

As many of my readers know, I am a big fan of what I have named ...

My Answer to the Question of the Month

My Answer to the Question of the Month

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The editor of Clues, the publication of the Midwest Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America, ...

Upcoming Appearance at the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival

Upcoming Appearance at the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival

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I am pleased to announce that I will be one of the featured speakers at 1 ...

Life Lessons from My Dog

Life Lessons from My Dog

Nearly a decade has passed since our beloved dog Kirby died. Just the other day, as ...

5 Essential Habits of Successful Writers — A Guest Post

5 Essential Habits of Successful Writers — A Guest Post

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Our guest blogger today is Daniela McVicker, a freelance writers and a contributor to RatedByStudents. Daniela ...

Reality Check for an Aging “Hipster”

Reality Check for an Aging “Hipster”

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{Originally published in the St. Louis Jewish Light.} This happened several years ago: I was gripping ...

Awesome Role Models for Rachel Gold–and All Women

Awesome Role Models for Rachel Gold–and All Women

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As I would imagine is true for most authors, by the time we write that very ...

Just Published: My Latest Book

Just Published: My Latest Book

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I am delighted to announce that my latest book, The Art of Conflict: Tales from the ...