Glen Craney

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A native Hoosier, GLEN CRANEY is a novelist, screenwriter, journalist, and lawyer. He caught the history bug as a boy while tracing the steps of his ancestors on Civil War battlefields and the reconstructed forts of the first Kentucky pioneers.

His travels around the world have found him playing baseball in Cuba, walking the biblical sites of Israel, exploring the Secret Vatican Archives in Rome, and climbing Templar castles in Scotland and France. His books have taken readers to Occitania during the Albigensian Crusade, to the Scotland of Robert the Bruce, to Portugal during the Age of Discovery, to the trenches of France during World War I, and to the American Hoovervilles of the Great Depression.

He graduated from Hanover College with a ma

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Glen Craney Thanks, Tracy. I think some screenwriting experience helps in writing a novel. You learn to find the dramatic tension in scenes, and the architecture…moreThanks, Tracy. I think some screenwriting experience helps in writing a novel. You learn to find the dramatic tension in scenes, and the architecture of a screenplay is very tight, so that tends to emphasize detailed plotting. I'm sure your former teacher has found that a playwright has much more control over his story than does a screenwriter.(less)
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THE YANKS ARE STARVING has earned a coveted Discovering Diamonds recommendation from one of the most respected book review sites in the United Kingdom.

"The narrative is incredibly well researched and gives a thorough background on the events and characters of that era through the use of original sources and even some photographs," writes reviewer Susan Adler.

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The Spider and the Stone by Glen Craney
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The Spider and the Stone is an epic and immersive fictional account of the Wars of Scottish Independence in the late 13th and early 1..." Read more of this review »
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"Historical facts blended & seamlessly woven well into the weft & weave of Historical fiction. Loved the use of the old English language & expressions of the days of 'yore,' giving the story its true flavor of the era & also the aut..." Read more of this review »
Glen Craney added a status update: "Bookmuse calls THE YANKS ARE STARVING "a powerful story of a landmark event in history - one that made me both sad and angry.""
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