Jerry Zak

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My career has focused on the fine art community as a watercolorist, and the marketing world as a creative designer. Yet, one of my special interests has always been to write fiction novels. Perhaps the best description of my writing would be "grab your buns" adventures. I write for enjoyment and to put the challenges of a full day behind me during those moments. My hope is that my writing accomplishes some “charged” moments for readers as well.
I’d like to thank those that have taken an interest and leave a thought or comment about each story along the way. Input, either positive or negative, is important for creative growth. Yes, there are times when I have to say “ouch” after reading an opinion, but hey, you cared to respond, and I can gua
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Jerry Zak Writer’s block. Bummer! I’m dealing with a variation of that now where I have an idea for a story that I am personally interested in but wonder if tha…moreWriter’s block. Bummer! I’m dealing with a variation of that now where I have an idea for a story that I am personally interested in but wonder if that interest is universal enough to pursue the many hours it will take to achieve the desired result. Depending on the season I find it helpful to walk away and turn my attention to other interests to flush out the doubt in this case, or give a total writer’s block time to pass. At the moment it’s early Summer so I’m helping my wife freshen up her flower gardens. Pick those weeds you aspiring authors. It helps me.(less)
Jerry Zak I’ve just uploaded my new science fiction, mystery adventure e-book “The Tailored” to Amazon. I encourage readers to check out the video of “The Tailo…moreI’ve just uploaded my new science fiction, mystery adventure e-book “The Tailored” to Amazon. I encourage readers to check out the video of “The Tailored” on my Author Profile Page (second video page) to get a sense of the unfolding dilemma and adventure that awaits Seth Cramer. The year is 2165, a blip in time, a pivotal moment. Enjoy! (less)
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Two 2019 spellbinder stories for 2019

Hi friends. I’m happy to report that 2019 has started with two new novels to twist your imagination.

Following on the heels of my 2018 story “The Nebula Skull,” I’ve written “Primal Reset.” It is weeks later. More bodies are found a world away in the Yucatan with the same cause of death indicated, the missing heart of each victim with no visible incision. The agents are faced with the possibility t Read more of this blog post »
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