Month: January 2020

Editor Roselinde Bouman, myself, and Maarten Boers at the contract signing

A Dream Come True: My Publisher Bought My Thriller

Even the title of this post is a dream-come-true: being able to utter the words “my publisher”. But this is more than that. I’ve dreamed of being a published author since I first understood that such a thing exists, so at least 40 years. I’ve been working towards that dream for almost a decade. I […]

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The Rise of Skywalker, The Fall of Abrams

Meh. (Minor spoilerettes ahead.) Much like The Force Awakens, as a movie, and even as a Star Wars movie, it’s hard to find fault with how Skywalker rises. Granted, J.J. Abrams seems terrified of showing any emotion, judging by the way he cuts off any meaningful exchange before it finds too much depth. And–again like […]

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