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The Bomb – Flash Fiction

Fifty-nine seconds. That was all that remained in Malek’s life until he became mere particles floating through the atmosphere in search of a resting place. A lot could happen in fifty nine seconds. A whole lot. Malek traced the wires. Red, blue, and yellow. Red, blue, yellow. The three simple wires ran from a green… Read more »

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Jacob Densy – Trials Character Deep Dive

“Mars promises to be the next great frontier of human exploration” – Jacob Densy   Jacob Densy is a character that is only mentioned by name once early in the book. This doesn’t reduce his significance to the overall plot. As an author, I decided to put a conversation between Jacob and an advertising executive… Read more »

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John Wilkes – Trials Character Deep Dive

Continuing with the Trials Character Deep Dive series, I want to give readers insight into John Wilkes. To most readers, his name minus the obvious surname of Booth is famous for a few reasons. First, John Wilkes (the real man) fought hard for the rights of voters to chose their representatives and was a huge… Read more »

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Trials Character Deep Dive – Jillian

Jillian Jaspers is a character we meet in the prologue during a conference where she demonstrates her scientific achievements to a room full of financiers. While she disappears from the readers view for the first quarter of the book, don’t write the prologue off as just filler fluff. Jillian is a highly intelligent and motivated… Read more »

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Trials Character Deep Dive – Zoe

I’ve wanted to do some character deep dives for my new novel Trials and after setting the stage with Malek, my favorite villain, I’ve decided to continue with Zoe.  If you haven’t read the story yet, beware, there might be a few hints below but I will do my best to keep spoilers away. Zoe… Read more »

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Malek – A look at the villain

I just published Chapter 1 of Trials here, and thought it would be fun to explore one of the villains that I introduce in that Chapter. His name is Malek, which is actually Arabic meaning King. The reader, however, should consider him a crude warlord; barely in control of his own tribe, let alone his… Read more »