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Michael P. Naughton

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Michael P. Naughton was born in Detroit. He is a mystery and satire writer who writes in the style of Elmore Leonard and Carl Hiaasen. He is also a professional musician (Classical Guitar/vocalist) and screenwriter and had previously worked for Borders for many years and in technology and went on to publish actor Michael Madsen's poetry and photography under 13 Hands Publications. He released his first mystery novel in May of 2008 entitled Deathryde: Rebel Without a Corpse ( Available on Amazon published by Gilded Hearse Press ) it is written in the hip, offbeat style of Carl Hiaasen, Gregory Mcdonald (Fletch) and, of course, Elmore Leonard. This book is soon to be a major motion picture. He has also been a judge for the IBPA's (Independent ...more

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Michael P. Naughton I don't get writer's block. I have to block other writers so I can get my work done, otherwise I end up reading when I should be writing.
Michael P. Naughton There is no budget. You dream as big as you want to and are only limited by your imagination. If Hollywood buys your book, you let them worry about ho…moreThere is no budget. You dream as big as you want to and are only limited by your imagination. If Hollywood buys your book, you let them worry about how they're going to pay for what you wrote. In your books you are producer, director, writer, actor. You are in total control. Also, you get to write what you'd like to see. How many times have you been to a movie or read a book and been inspired to write something unique... maybe even better. I always write with the movie in my mind like Elmore Leonard, Stephen King etc. (less)
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Fair Warning Wins a Perfect Crime Trifecta, Connelly Never Disapoints

I have been reading Harry Bosch novels for years. “Trunk Music” was the first Connelly book I ever read. “The Poet” was my second… and I have not stopped reading him since. His attention to detail in investigations is authentic, superb, and on the level of Ed McBain and Joseph Wambaugh. Connelly is more prolific than Raymond Chandler, Ross MacDonald, and Dashiell Hammett, and just as real and ent

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If you've seen Quentin Tarantino's recent "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," I would recommend and suggest you read, re-read and check out Joan Didion's classic "The White Album" which captures the sights, sounds, styles, vernacular and culture of the ...more
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Stark is a master of hard boiled. Good plots and dialogue.
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A must read for fans of The Who. I came away with much more respect for Daltrey. He is humorous and honest.
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“The key to good writing is to leave Boo Radley in the house until the end of the story.”
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“You will never know loneliness when you have a dog, when you lose that dog it will be loneliness like you've never known.”
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“The key to good writing is to leave Boo Radley in the house until the end of the story.”
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“Social Media is a shared delusion of grandeur.”
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“Things don't happen for a reason, we make reasons out of things that happen.”
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