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Extraction – Cover Reveal

As promised…

Here is the cover for the first Jacob Hunter novel, Extraction

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Jack Reacher Meets The X-Files

As I write this I am just weeks away from publishing the first novel in a new series I have been brainstorming for quite some time.

The novel is titled Extraction and it is the first Jacob Hunter novel.

But who is Jacob Hunter?

Jacob Hunter is the person we would have if Jack Reacher investigated The X-Files.

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A Real Writer Resolution for 2017

Last week I wrote about my goal for 2017 as a writer and what I plan to do to meet that goal in 2017.

Goals and plans are more important to make than resolutions, but I do have one writer resolution for 2017 and it is this…

View writing as the work that it actually is and do that work.

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What Happens When I Blog Every Day For 68 Days

Back on September 5th I started a blogging streak.

I promised to blog every single day for the rest of the year. That would have come out to a 117 day blogging streak had I kept up with it, but I actually ended up breaking the streak on November 11, ironically enough with a post about fasting from technology.

The streak did not make it to the end of the year like I had planned, but at 68 days long I think it was still a success. Here are a few things I learned from the streak:

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Winning NaNoWriMo

I have been working hard on National Novel Writing Month for the past 27 days. And yesterday I won.

And this years NaNoWriMo is the best I have ever done. Even when I had won in the past the month did not go as well as this year’s did.

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