A Stop on the Blog Tour

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A Stop on the Blog Tour

J.E. Fishman

The talented and interesting writer Don Mitchell, whom I met years ago through the Nervous Breakdown literary website, has roped me into an informal author blog tour, connecting me to Carol Houlihan Flynn, who officially passed the ball to me.

As often happens, I soon read more

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Shared Pain and an Artist’s Tragedy

The following post originally appeared on the Venture Galleries website.

The actor Philip Seymour Hoffman and I were neighbors in the way many New Yorkers are neighbors, which is to say: I never met him, never spoke a word to him. Our apartments were four read more

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I Walk the Line

Someone all too recently explained to me that reposting the same content in two places (as I’ve been doing between here and Venture Galleries) offends the Google gods. Who knew? So go here for the latest post. read more

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The Power of Familiarity

A week before Nelson Mandela’s funeral I am chatting on the telephone with the editor of my upcoming series, Bomb Squad NYC.

He mentions that he’s reading the work of an extremely hot contemporary mystery writer and doesn’t get it. He doesn’t mean that he read more

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Write What You Don’t Know

It’s the most clichéd advice in the fiction game: write what you know. But it’s wrong. Better advice is: write what turns you on. Let me explain.

I recently shared with two friends advance reading copies for the first in my Bomb Squad NYC series read more

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