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Sometimes Death is JUST What The Story Needs

The year is 1999. The Place is my dining room in my house in Draper, Utah. The book I’m working on is my first one, Earning Eternity It happened like this: I had never written a book before, but had … Continue reading

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Death Be Not Proud

I am in London, and will be until July. The week before I left, the editor of a documentary I helped make was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor. Two days after I arrived in London, I learned that a … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Linda Sillitoe

I first read Linda’s work in the 1970s, and found her style evocative and deceptively simple. She was a remarkable woman, and fearlessly tackled such difficult issues as sexual abuse (Secrets Keep) and the Mark Hoffman case (Salamandar). She was … Continue reading

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