Patrick Jones

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Pat Jones was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. His special interests include the science of paleoanthropology and archaeology.

Woodworking is one of his favorite hobbies, with special emphasis on the unique grains and textures of various species of trees. He and his wife, Sandy, thrive on designing and creating a flower garden of perennials, second to

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Patrick Jones Writer's block comes from not knowing the beginning, the middle, or the end of your story. When I write, each new chapter feeds off of the previous…moreWriter's block comes from not knowing the beginning, the middle, or the end of your story. When I write, each new chapter feeds off of the previous chapter. The action of the story comes from what had happened before. The story should write itself. You job is only to find the words. If you write 1000 words a day and feel that you can write more, then do it! If all you can write is 500 words, consider that day a success. On days you can't think of a thing to write, go back and read the chapters that you wrote for inspiration. (less)
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Artie, the Time Traveling Chimp, was walking with an obvious limp. I asked, “What’s the matter?”, as he collapsed on a chair, with a clatter. “I crashed my machine. You know the one I mean. I was traveling through space, at an incredible pace. Time didn’t exist, and was not even missed. When, quick as […]

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Description: The Wolf's Moon is an adventure thriller set in the heart of the Ozark Mountains of Missouri. This action-packed thriller tracks a mysterious beast, stalking the innocent people in the town of Maple Hills. The main character, Mark Lansdowne, relentlessly tracks the beast as it stalks the town, only to find out that it has been extinct for literally thousands of years. Mark Lansdowne's past provides an element of mystery in itself, enabling him to hunt as does the beast. A subtle romantic theme is woven throughout the adventure as Mark Lansdowne pursues the beast at his own peril.
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Patrick Jones Nice to meet you as well! Have a great day!

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