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Jerry Guarino

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"What James Beard was to cooking, Jerry Guarino is to modern fiction."
Paul Soderberg (author of The Elephant Queen)

“I've been a fan of Jerry Guarino's work for a long time, and this latest offering (his debut novel!) is his best piece of fiction yet. Exciting, thrilling, well-researched and interesting, this book was difficult to put down once I picked it up. I love the pacing and the international intrigue so elegantly woven through this book. Working with his seemingly innate talent for crafting realistic, powerful and substantial exchanges between characters, Jerry weaves an impressive tale complete with a sense of steamy sensuality that shouldn't be missed. I loved the ending too!”
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There are  two structural writing models.1) The Organic Writing model. An excellent book on this method is Steven James' "Story Trumps Structure".  Steven James, Stephen King, Patricia Cornwell and Dean Koontz write organically. I also write using the organic model.
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“No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.”
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“My first thought when I came here was that I understood why there are so many great Irish writers - because there is something mystical in the air. There's always this cloudy, moody sky and it's challenging.”
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“I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.”
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“A short story must have a single mood and every sentence must build towards it.”
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