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Douglas Kent

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I currently make my home in the Dallas, TX area along with too many books, CDs, and DVDs. And one black cat.

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Douglas Kent Because 95% of what I write is true-to-life memoir, if I'm not sure how to approach something I'm working on I just move on to something else. When I …moreBecause 95% of what I write is true-to-life memoir, if I'm not sure how to approach something I'm working on I just move on to something else. When I write fiction and hit writer's block I either move back to one of my memoir projects or simply put that project away for a while. Distance and time often solve the problem. The right music can help too.(less)
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"Helplessly Hoping is a heartbreaking book for so many reasons. It’s a story of first love, mental illness, economic hardship and how our families often fail us. Doug Kent’s memoir about his first love and the marriage it became is one of the oddest b" Read more of this review »
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"I read this book in one sitting! I highly recommend this engaging, true story about Doug's experience in the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. I was deeply moved by his raw, honest experience sharing interesting, hilarious, and emotional events during his stay" Read more of this review »
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