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Richard Parise

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Richard Parise was born in 1950 and currently resides in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts. He's received the Purple Sign of the Cross for surviving thirty years teaching middle school students. Richard now spends his free time writing comical short stories for both children and adults.



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Richard Parise Luckily, I've never experienced writer's block for more than a few minutes. Most of my eBooks are comical quick reads. When I do find myself at a loss…moreLuckily, I've never experienced writer's block for more than a few minutes. Most of my eBooks are comical quick reads. When I do find myself at a loss for new material, I usually try and think of events in my past or life situations which I have not yet covered. For example, while writing Hemingway House, I recalled numerous characters from my past that were easily incorporated into the story line. There was a homeless lady that use to push a cart up and down the main street. There was a gentleman who always wore a captain's hat greeting everyone who passed by. They fit perfectly into my halfway home.When you get writer's block, look into your past for new ideas. It's the easiest way out for me...(less)
Richard Parise I write as a hobby. I'm a retired middle school teacher. The best thing about being a writer for me is simple. I enjoy making others smile. I often…moreI write as a hobby. I'm a retired middle school teacher. The best thing about being a writer for me is simple. I enjoy making others smile. I often give away many of my eBooks through Kindle Select free promos. Most of them are comical quick reads between 15 to 50 pages. Whether someone buys one for $.99 or downloads it for free, if it makes them "giggle a little" then I feel rewarded...(less)
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