Category Archives: Books

COVER REVEAL: On Afghanistan’s Plains by Barry Alexander

On Afghanistan’s Plains Barry Alexander Scheduled for release on Amazon and Kindle on May 5, 2016, the ninth anniversary of the ‘Raid on Mazdurak’, one of the key events in the book Amazon Praise for On Afghanistan’s Plains: This is the memoir of the hero we would hope to meet in the trenches where hope

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Si Je T’aime (If I Love You) – A Loving Ashe Short Story

I was planning on writing a Valentine-themed short story for Billie and Heath, my characters from my third novel, A Collateral Attraction, but somehow they weren’t quite ready to tell me their plans for their first Valentine’s Day together.  Fortunately, Ashe and Riley were not as tight-lipped, so here’s a reworking of a short story I wrote

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How to Write: A Year in Advice from Karl Ove Knausgaard, Angela Flournoy, T.C. Boyle, and More – The Atlantic

“When it’s done right, fiction provides the authority to speak about deep things; at the same time, it provides a shield, a mask. The mask lets you say things, talk about things, that you couldn’t ordinarily talk about.” – Lorin Stein “At a certain point, you have to be kind to yourself as a writer

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