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Steven Jackson
Reviews are the Greatest Gift

Reviews are the Greatest Gift

Reviews are the greatest gift you can give to a writer. Writers spend most of their time in a solitary existence. A novel can take years to complete. During this time the writer is relying primarily on their own judgment about whether the work they're doing is any...

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Book Carnival is Inviting You

Book Carnival is Inviting You

Book Carnival is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. STEVEN G. JACKSON, author of THE LAMIA and MERRIE DESTEFANO author of SHADE, a trilogy in conversation with MADDIE MARGARITA. Time: Jan 9, 2021 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting...

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The Race is Long, and Only With Yourself

The Race is Long, and Only With Yourself. This is the mantra I live by. I'm not competing with you, or anyone else. I'm competing with myself, to be the best I can be. This mantra was valuable in my career as an engineering director and chief engineer. But it's even...

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Maria Alexander – Word Slinger Extraordinaire

Now that we've entered that special season of horror (Halloween, elections...) I have some important advice for you. No, not to vote (although you should), and no, not to buy my upcoming horror novel, The Lamia, (though you might), but to binge-read Maria Alexander...

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The Lamia, a horror novel, is almost ready.

Here's what some advance readers have to say: Here’s a thriller that never stops. Buckle up.  Drop anchor. Trim your nails. Get a flu shot. Twice. And make sure a nurse, security guard or a psychologist is in attendance while reading. Psychological terror at it’s...

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Sleepless In Laguna – Your New Local Bookstore

Sleepless In Laguna – Your New Local Bookstore

Sleepless In Laguna opened in May in Laguna Beach, and it's a first-class operation that can get you whatever you need for your next reading adventure. While they claim to be focused on romance novels and gifts, they have a wide variety of genres available, and can...

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2020 Top Restaurants

The annual review of the world's top restaurants are in. Here are the top 10 for 2020. There will be updates by cuisine and location with additional details periodically. 2020 Top Restaurants 1. noma - Modern Nordic - Copenhagan, Denmark 2. Eleven Madison Park -...

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Celebrating

I'm popping the champagne. I completed three novels this year. Two horror, and one mainstream thriller. All timely and exciting. All reviewed by two critique groups, multiple beta readers, and professionally edited. My ten year professional writing journey has been a...

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