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3 Favorite Reads of 2017

3 Favorite Reads of 2017

After some reflection, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite reads in 2017 and why I enjoyed them. Comment below if you’ve read these books, or with suggestions of your own favorite reads last year. The Highway Kind: Tales of Fast Cars, Desperate Drivers, and Dark Roads I love this anthology of short stories about …

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Submissions Blog Hop With Chrys Fey

Submissions Blog Hop With Chrys Fey

Topic: How to rewire our brains to enjoy the submission process. Response: And why not treat yourself to chocolate or something else you love for doing submissions? Mostly I get kind rejections and it does give a rush of dopamine or whatever makes you euphoric after sending out the query letter and/or manuscript. I like …

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Why I Like My Genre: IWSG’s Monthly Post

Why I Like My Genre: IWSG’s Monthly Post

Hi Everyone, This is my first time posting on the designated day for the support group. I’m excited to be part of this. This month’s question was about why I like my genre. I love the idea of piecing together a puzzle, first of all. Showing the thought processes of a detective or someone, even …

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Goodreads Review

Goodreads Review

Dark Paradise by Gene Desrochers My rating: 5 of 5 stars Very exciting look into the world of the Caribbean and the darkness beneath the cruise ships and surfers. This thriller explores a man’s search for himself in his homeland, when that homeland has moved on and becomes almost unrecognizable. Boise brings us into the …

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Planning for Writing: January’s ISWG’s Question

Planning for Writing: January’s ISWG’s Question

This month’s question on the Insecure Writer’s Support Group sounded good to this writer: What steps have you taken or plan to take to put a schedule in place for your writing and publishing? This is a fun bulleted list (funny that bulleted is underlined in red but appears as the correct verb when I …

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Gene Signs with Acorn Publishing LLC

Gene Signs with Acorn Publishing LLC

As of November 2017, Gene has been accepted by the wonderful imprint, Acorn Publishing. He looks forward to a long and prosperous relationship with this amazing company.