MacGuffin or Grail #2: Your Own Devices
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In the first part of MacGuffin or Grail, I suggested a set of criteria for judging whether your particular plot device was one or the other. Having given my protagonists in THE ANTIQUITIES HUNTER a panoply of grails, my question … Continue reading

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Gina S. Miyoko, P.I.
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She’s five-foot-two, gamine, and weighs ninety-four pounds in a soggy trench coat. The nickname “Tinkerbell” has followed her from high school. It’s hard to imagine her riding a Harley named Boris, or packing a baby blue .357 Magnum. She does … Continue reading

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The ARCs Are Going Out; Reviews Are Coming In!
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The ARCs (Advanced Review Copies) of my upcoming mystery/suspense novel The Antiquities Hunter have gone out to other mystery and crime writers and reviewers and I got a look at some of the reviews that are posted on my publisher’s website. … Continue reading

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It is Official—I am Now a Writer of Mystery & Detective Fiction

Yes, it’s true. I squeed a while back that have sold my first ever mystery / crime novel to Pegasus Books—or rather my amazing and inestimable agent has accomplished this feat. So, I have now stopped pinching myself and am … Continue reading

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