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John W. Dennehy

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John W. Dennehy is an American novelist and short story writer. His thrillers include Jurassic War , Pacific Rising , and others.

His stories have appeared in Crimson Streets, Typehouse Literary Magazine, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, Dual Cost Magazine, Shotgun Honey, Near to the Knuckle, and many more. A U.S. Marine veteran, he graduated from UNC Wilmington and Suffolk Law. John was a Partner in a Boston law firm for many years. He is a member of International Thriller Writers, and Mystery Writers of America.

He lives in New Hampshire. Website: https://johnwdennehy.com/
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Most of my ideas come from some insertion point, meaning something comes to mind or an image forms. Then I play it out in my mind and determ…more
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Most of my ideas come from some insertion point, meaning something comes to mind or an image forms. Then I play it out in my mind and determine if it fits as a short story or book length work. Some ideas come from real life with a creative twist, or I just envision something and run with it. Most of the time, the creative ideas come from something that I imagine and then I work the story around the central idea. Others use writing prompts and ground stories and books in real life events.
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John W. Dennehy I just found this section of my page, so please forgive me for not answering sooner. I ascribe to the approach that you write a certain number of word…moreI just found this section of my page, so please forgive me for not answering sooner. I ascribe to the approach that you write a certain number of words in a sitting and then walk away from the work. This usually leaves you in the middle of something, so when you come back to it, you are picking up in the middle of something. It places you in a position to keep writing, rather than starting from scratch. Hemingway used this approach. I've done this for decades without experiencing writer's block.(less)
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TALES of WAR: A Collection of Military Horror is out Now!

My collection of military horror and military science fiction stories is out now. Strange tales from the battlefield ranging from the American Revolution to the Pacific theater during WWII, these stories will keep you turning pages. Check it out at: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B086833FWD/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1

 

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