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David M. Salkin

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David M. Salkin is a graduate of Rutgers University with a degree in English Literature and Communication. He’s been writing for as long as he can remember. Whether it was short stories, articles for trade publications, or novels, David has always been armed with a pen. With over a dozen novels published in several genres, his work speaks to a wide audience.
Dave lives in Freehold Township, NJ where he has served as a member of the governing body since 1994. During his 20+ years of public service, Dave has served as Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Township Committeeman and Police Commissioner, as well as liaison to various Boards and Commissions.
David is a founding member of the Veterans Community Alliance—Freehold Township Day Committee, which
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David M. Salkin Not every day is a great creative day. That's life. I don't believe this nonsense that you HAVE to write a certain amount of words every day. Says…moreNot every day is a great creative day. That's life. I don't believe this nonsense that you HAVE to write a certain amount of words every day. Says who? Why?
If you make your living writing, then you do need to WORK every day, but that doesn't mean writing. Work can mean research / reading, marketing, editing, etc.
When the muse is whispering into your ear, type as fast as you can. When you aren't feeling it, take a break! Excerise (we all sit too much anyway), go for a walk... play with your dog... do something FUN...
The story will come back to you with some rest and fun...(less)
David M. Salkin I'm a story-teller. To me, it's PLAY... it's FUN ! It feels like it did when I played drums in a band - it was a performance. If I can entertain my…moreI'm a story-teller. To me, it's PLAY... it's FUN ! It feels like it did when I played drums in a band - it was a performance. If I can entertain my audience... if I can keep folks up all night turning pages... that feels awesome. (less)
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Readers who enjoy my books should visit my website. My agent is JUST getting ready to send out my latest project, which features Cory Walker as the main character.
Cory, like his author father, likes to cook and drink wine... and Cory has his very own blog!

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