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Joseph Amiel

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Joseph Amiel is an internationally best-selling novelist, screenwriter, web series creator, and lawyer. His most recent fiction is a small collection of short stories entitled Death Can Delight: A Trio of Mysteries. He is the author of the novels Stalking the Sky, Birthright, Deeds, Star Time, and A Question of Proof. His books have been translated into over a dozen languages. He wrote the cult horror-film classic Daughters of Darkness. His comedy screenplay "Games" has been honored at film festivals, as has his comedy-mystery web series "Ain't That Life." A graduate of the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, Amherst College and Yale Law School, he is married and lives in New York City.


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Joseph Amiel I've never had it, so any advice I give would be a guess. I truly feel for writers who are blocked. But my uneducated advice would be just to write…moreI've never had it, so any advice I give would be a guess. I truly feel for writers who are blocked. But my uneducated advice would be just to write whatever: even lists or descriptions or anecdotes. My guess is that just the writing might lubricate the creativity that seems locked.(less)
Joseph Amiel Doing something you love. For me it's not having the completed book in hand that I love although that's the goal. The pleasure is in the writing. It's…moreDoing something you love. For me it's not having the completed book in hand that I love although that's the goal. The pleasure is in the writing. It's not just for the money that writers start thinking about the next book as soon as they finish the last.(less)
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A Question of Proof

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Meeting a Business Rival and Future Lover

In my historical novel Birthright or Birthright (Kindle), I wanted to create a scene that would show the tempestuous nature of Deborah's first meeting with David Holtz, whose family has long held grudges against the Kronengolds and who wants to take over the same company Deborah is intent on taking over; I wanted to show, too, how well-matched they are and how attracted they are to each other.... Read more of this blog post »
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