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Charles O'Donnell

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Charles O'Donnell was born in Ames, Iowa in 1955, the eighth of fifteen children. He attended college at Iowa State and graduate school at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, earning degrees in Electrical and Nuclear Engineering. His career led to a position leading product development for a global company with engineering teams in the United States, the Philippines, and China. He makes frequent trips to China, taking those opportunities to visit his daughter and her family who live in Harbin. Charles also has a son and grandson in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Charles lives with his wife Helen in Westerville, Ohio.

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Charles O'Donnell I don't worry about it. I get writer's block all the time, but it always clears up over time. It usually happens when the story line is stalled and I…moreI don't worry about it. I get writer's block all the time, but it always clears up over time. It usually happens when the story line is stalled and I don't know where to take it next. I can think about something else (trust me, I have plenty to keep me busy!) knowing that the back of my mind is working on the story constantly. Eventually, the answer will come to me and I'll bang out a chapter or two in a matter of hours. (less)
Charles O'Donnell The sequel to "The Girlfriend Experience" is "Moment of Conception." The protagonist, Matt Bugatti, is a few years older and doing what he…moreThe sequel to "The Girlfriend Experience" is "Moment of Conception." The protagonist, Matt Bugatti, is a few years older and doing what he loves--teaching college math. When a national crisis arises, an epidemic of death among teen girls, Matt is tapped to lead a presidential commission to find the truth.(less)
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Matt drove slowly through the neighborhood. The modest homes, the neatly kept lawns, the wide sidewalks on which residents strolled on pleasant evenings, stirred memories of his childhood, and the house, now vacant, where he spent it. The house without Flora Matt thought. It was an alien concept. It was the same poverty of imagination he suffered after Giovanni died—the world without Giovanni,... Read more of this blog post »
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