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Author Interview: Scott Sparling Discusses His Debut Novel’s ‘Dream-Come-True’ Success and How the Book Evolved

It’s no wonder that Scott Sparling’s debut, WIRE TO WIRE, has been well-received by critics and readers. It’s intense. It’s provocative. It’s also amazingly beautiful. The heady pace of WIRE TO WIRE, an adrenaline rush of a crime novel, matches the … Continue reading

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Contest: Mention Your Writing Project, Win an Americana CD

I’m pleased to announce my very first writers’ contest. Well, it’s not really a contest. It’s more of a giveaway. All you have to do is answer one question in the comments for a chance to win. The prize is … Continue reading

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Interview: Miller-Kelton’s Edward Reilley Forman on Songwriting, Inspiration and the ‘Adjective Pinwheel’

Today Miller-Kelton, a Columbus, Ohio alt-country band with classic rock and folk sensibilities, celebrates the release of its new album, “Tip-Top.” I’m pleased to interview Edward Reilley Forman, the band’s songwriter, “rhythm guy” and vocalist. Edward Reilley’s lyrics are narrative … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Resolution

My dad’s mind is filled with music all the time. My dad practices the piano daily. He works on exercises and improvises, almost exclusively playing by ear. The keys are a language his hands know. The sound echoes around the … Continue reading

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