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Tell The Damn Story #103: It’s the Quiet Ones You Have To Watch Out For

Alex and Chris talk about how creatives’ personality and early influences shaped them into writers you might not expect from hearing them, like the gentle-voiced Victoria Weisfeld who has seen her inventive, precise mysteries published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story #92: 7 Top Sources For Good Story Ideas

In this episode Alex identifies and underlines the 7 important sources writers explore for stories. From an item on your desk to a tragic moment in life, artists must look to the inner and outer world, in order to reflect … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story Unplugged: Alex Simmons Asks, WHY BLACKJACK? Pt. 2

As a new book prepares to launch, Alex continues to explore the appeal of his action adventure creation, ARRON DAY aka BLACKJACK. He starts here with the first of several interviews, with Blackjack artists and fans, to learn why tales … Continue reading

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WHY BLACKJACK?

INTERVIEWS WITH THE ARTISTS AND FANS THAT KNOW…   This is the first of several interviews with the people that helped prove stories about a 1930s African-American soldier of fortune has mass appeal. As new books and a few other … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story-Unplugged: Chris w mystery author A. J. Sidransky

Authors A.J. Sidransky shares his best writing habits and tips with Chris Ryan.
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Tell The Damn Story …

“WHERE THE MUSES SING,” OR “HOW THE HECK CAN YOU WRITE IN THERE?” I’m sure you’ve heard writers talking about needing solitude or at least some form of peaceful silence to get their head in the right place to write. … Continue reading

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TELL THE DAMN STORY: Style vs Story Pt 3

To champion full transparency (which seems to suggest I’m hiding tons of stuff from you), I will admit I’m still getting this post scheduling things down. Seems I still a strong practitioner of “Doing” a ton of stuff, which doesn’t … Continue reading

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