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Mel Taylor

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Mel Taylor uses his experiences in life to shape his work and his characters. Growing up in Chicago, Mel was raised in a Chicago housing project. It was all good. Good people, good friends, good start, good times and would not change it. Mel relies upon his work in television to shape his books. Mel has earned an Emmy Award and spent most of his television career in South Florida. His new book is a thriller, called Pearls.

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Mel Taylor My background meant that I was always writing with deadlines. Because of that, I never got writer's block because the work simply had to get done. I…moreMy background meant that I was always writing with deadlines. Because of that, I never got writer's block because the work simply had to get done. I carried that over into my novel writing. There is no writer's block for me, number one. And second, if my plot and characters are interesting, block never enters the picture. (less)
Mel Taylor I have enjoyed writing since the age of 12, when I won a city wide essay contest, a trophy and $250 dollars. Money aside, what's most important is I…moreI have enjoyed writing since the age of 12, when I won a city wide essay contest, a trophy and $250 dollars. Money aside, what's most important is I really like putting together plot and character. My own fictional story. When the plot and character jell, the writing flows. Quite an experience. (less)
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Death by Deadline

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Pearls

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Encounter by Deadline

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Murder by Deadline

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While on the job one morning, I was faced with the need to do several tasks. All of them needed almost immediate attention. In all, there were five tasks. I was in a challenge to figure out which task should take priority, yet I knew all them needed some attention - now. So what to do? I asked my boss the question - Am I expected to do all of these things at once? His answer: Yes.
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