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Joyce Faulkner

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Joyce Faulkner loves stories -- fiction or non-fiction. She also has a compulsive need to know why. To this end, her work focuses on how her characters react to their environment, to the people around them, to the events of their lives -- and to the various opportunities and disappointments impact their journeys.

She has studied the art of writing since the 1960s -- exploring not the right or wrong of a given approach, but the effectiveness of it on her declared audiences. She likes to manipulate her readers -- challenging them to navigate complex plots to get to the core question...why?

Mike Mullins is a friend of mine with a deep, expressive voice. Several years ago, he recorded "Just Hold Me" -- a short piece I wrote a long time ago. It is about a young man who goes to his college campus on his first day back from Nam rather than go home. Several Vietnam vets have expressed affection for this story as it seems to reflect the confusion many felt as they made the long journey... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 08, 2013 14:46 • 171 views • Tags: cleveland, identity-theft, mystery, pittsburgh, serial-murder, suspense, username
Average rating: 4.40 · 68 ratings · 20 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2012
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In the Shadow of Suribachi
4.71 of 5 stars 4.71 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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4.53 of 5 stars 4.53 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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For Shrieking Out Loud!
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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Chance ... and Other Horrors
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2011
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Losing Patience
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The Faded Flag
4.57 of 5 stars 4.57 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2011
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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Role Call: Women's Voices
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" Critical acclaim for FAHIM SPEAKS has been very validating, especially the first place/Gold Medal Award from the Military Writers Society of America at the Sept. 29, 2012, MWSA Annual Conference Banquet in Dayton. FAHIM SPEAKS was one of six nomin... " Read more of this review »
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Louise Thanks for the add. :)

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