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The absolute last thing in the world I would ever choose to write is my own biography. But as is often the case, life requires us on occasion to do things we don’t particularly relish. In the spring of 2003, I was asked to write a brief personal “portrait” in the third person, for the back cover of my first novel. I cannot imagine anything more pompous or arrogant than talking about myself in the third person. But, given the task, I supplied the effort and something was generated. I won’t comment on the quality of the work. Then lo and behold, I’m now given a second opportunity, in far too brief a time span, to do it again. But this one might be more fun. At least, I can make it more conversational. And the one thing I have always been able...more


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All's Fair
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What Goes Around
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“Romance is a tender kiss with a lingering promise of more to come.”
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“God has no religion.”
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“There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.”
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message 3: by Joe

Joe Very interesting Bio and well written. I've attempted it once and found that all I could write was something very dry and boring.

I liked the list of nouns you described.

-Joe-


Alison Kershaw Hi Tim,

I'm signing my second book Demon Lupus.



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