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Ryne Douglas Pearson is an accomplished novelist and screenwriter. He is the author of several novels, including Cloudburst, October's Ghost, Capitol Punishment, Simple Simon, Top Ten, The Donzerly Light, All For One, Confessions, and Cop Killer. He is also the author of the short story collection, Dark and Darker. His novel Simple Simon was made into the film Mercury Rising. As a screenwriter he has worked on numerous movies. The film Knowing, based on his original script, was released in 2009 and opened #1 at the box office. Receiving Four Stars from Roger Ebert, who branded it ‘among the best science-fiction films I’ve seen’, it went on to earn more than $180 million worldwide. He has also done uncredited work on films such as the remake ...more

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All for One

3.61 avg rating — 579 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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The Donzerly Light

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Cloudburst (Art Jefferson, #1)

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Top Ten

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Simple Simon (Art Jefferson...

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Confessions

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Cop Killer

4.29 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Dark and Darker

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My Rules For Writers

I’ve made my living with words for over 22 years. Almost everyone in my position has what their ‘rules’ for writing are. Over the past two decades, to this very point in time, I’ve been able to distill down all the fluff to two simple practices that guide me.



Translation: Do the work and don’t care what anyone will think about it as you’re writing it.

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I wish desperately that this book would be reissued, as my 30 year old paperback copy is near disintegration. Just packed with gems that offer a chuckle when needed.
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6:03 am is when Walter Stickle's life begins everyday. His ordinary life that is nothing of the sort in this extraordinary tale of denial and fulfillment.

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“Sometimes what comes, simply comes, too fast to anticipate, or counter with prudence. The deluge just appears, on occasion, be it weather, or life.”
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Lisette Brodey Hey Ryne:

Great to connect with you here. I definitely plan to read some of your work this year. VERY much looking forward to it.

Lisette


Darcia Helle Thanks for the add, Ryne! It's great to see you here. :)


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