Tag Archives: Fiction

Five Reasons Why I Love Writing Fan Fiction

I know what you’re thinking: “Real writers don’t write fan fiction.” I’ve thought it, too. If you’re not doing it yourself, you’re not doing it right. Fan fiction is derivative, it’s kitschy, and it goes against every creative bone in … Continue reading

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Two Navy Guys Send a SITREP

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the place where you can watch two ex-Navy guys co-write a military-political thriller. If you’re new or you missed an episode, visit the webpage to get caught up. SITREP – military … Continue reading

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What I Learned About Book Marketing from Michael Bunker

Yesterday I participated in a webinar with Tim Grahl, founder of Out:think, and author Michael Bunker called, Indie Book Launch Secrets. Despite the catchy webinar title, Michael made it clear right from the beginning that there are no secrets to … Continue reading

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Two Navy Guys Talk About the US Intelligence Community

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the place where you can watch two ex-Navy guys write a military–political thriller. If you missed the previous episodes, please visit our web page. Today’s topic is the mind-bending subject of … Continue reading

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Book Review: GHOST MARSHAL by John Hamilton

I used to love Westerns as a kid, but it’s been a long time since I’ve picked one up. Zane Grey, Louis L’Amour, they wrote great stories, filled with shoot-outs and larger than life characters that always—somehow—seemed to live to … Continue reading

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Two Navy Guys Talk Hezbollah in South America

Welcome back to the Two Navy Guys and a Novel blog series, the place where you can follow along as two ex-Navy guys write a military thriller. If you’re here for the first time, you can view previous episodes on our … Continue reading

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Two Navy Guys Decide to Self-Publish

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the blog where you get to watch two ex-Navy guys write a military thriller. If this is your first time, you can get caught up here. This week, we intended to … Continue reading

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Two Navy Guys and a Novel

“You guys should get together and write a spy novel.” It’s funny how one random comment can start a whole chain of events. A few months back, a friend and I were speaking at a gathering for parents of Naval … Continue reading

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Book Review: ALONG THE WATCHTOWER by David Litwack #giveaway

In Along the Watchtower, David Litwack takes a poetic approach to PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and healing. LT Freddie Williams is a returning Iraq War vet, gravely injured both mentally and physically, and we follow his journey back to health. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

One of my 2014 resolutions was to go back and pick up a few Golden Oldies from my high school and college reading lists. Here’s a personal fave about a boy and his little white mouse. I ran across Flowers … Continue reading

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