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Jonathan Dyer

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Jonathan Dyer joined the Army’s intelligence branch in 1981. He was trained as a Russian linguist at the Defense Language Institute before receiving additional training at the National Security Agency. Dyer was then shipped overseas for three years of active duty at Field Station Berlin. After his honorable discharge he attended law school where he served as Executive Editor of the U.C. Davis Law Review. He decided to leave his law practice after ten years to teach American History and Government. Mr. Dyer, his wife, and daughter now live in California’s wine country. Dyer has drawn on a wide range of experience and sources to produce an eclectic body of work that includes five novels, a novella, six feature-length screenplays, and a host o ...more

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The following isn't meant to be writing advice. It does, however, contain the possibility of a suggestion for writers who, mid-manuscript, find themselves in a serious bind.

It's not unusual to read advice about writing that urges persistence. Just keep writing. Write every day. Write when you don't feel like writing. Keep at it and you'll succeed. Etc. On the macro level, I've been writing, kee...

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“Ordinary people can do extraordinary things that can change the course of history.”
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“All sides of life, not just the mysterious and scorned, but the simple redeeming sides as well, could be found in what had seemed to him to be the world’s darkest corners.”
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