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William Dietrich is a NY Times bestelling author of the Ethan Gage series of eight books which have sold into 28 languages. He is also the author of six other adventure novels, several nonfiction works on the environmental history of the Pacific Northwest, and a contributor to several books.

Bill was a career journalist, sharing a Pulitzer for national reporting at the Seattle Times for coverage of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. He taught environmental journalism at Huxley College, a division of Western Washington University, and was adviser to Planet Magazine there. He was Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, and received several National Science Foundation fellowships for reporting on science. His travels have taken him from the South Pole to
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William Dietrich Work in a newsroom! No writer's block allowed. Or, make yourself sit in the writer's chair for a set period each day, with a set quota of words. Doesn…moreWork in a newsroom! No writer's block allowed. Or, make yourself sit in the writer's chair for a set period each day, with a set quota of words. Doesn't matter if that first draft is crap; once you have something down it's much easier to revise than face a blank page. Writer's block solved.(less)
William Dietrich I hope to continue his story someday, but I do have some projects stacked up in front of him!
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A New Ethan Gage adventure

Ethan Gage thanks you for your patience.
My dogged rascal of a hero is back, with his wife Astiza and son Harry, in a daring and terrifying quest for “The Trojan Icon,” an object from the Trojan War that can control the fate of empires.
The book is available as a $15.99 trade paperback edition and $9.99 Kindle edition on Amazon.com as well as a $9.99 eBook on iBooks, Kobo, and (soon) Nook.
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Published on February 09, 2016 15:29 Tags: constantinople, ethan-gage, imperial-russia, napoleon-bonaparte, poland, st-petersburg
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“What sets our species apart is not just what men will do to other men, but how tirelessly they justify it.”
William Dietrich, Napoleon's Pyramids

“Do we fear death? Of course. But it is death that makes room for birth, and the cycle of life is as natural as the rise and fall of the Nile. Death is our last and greatest duty.”
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“Nobody wants to read about happy people.”
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