THE ANONYMOUS SOURCE (coming soon)

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What Early Readers Are Saying about THE ANONYMOUS SOURCE

“I can’t put it down…The real deal. Every bit as good as Grisham, or any of the top authors…The book is complex, smart, and extremely well written.”
-Teri Fink, education writer, former librarian, and 1st place winner of PNWA Literary Contest, nonfiction, for My River Sava

“The Anonymous Source hooked me early and kept me reading ‘til the wee hours of the morning. I thoroughly enjoyed the depth, struggles, and honesty of the characters. Eagerly awaiting the next book in the series.”
-Susan Simmons, Founder of Evergreen Wellness

Fantasy Author Raven Oak–Episode 33

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Write Within Yourself with William Kenower–Episode 32

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NY Times Bestseller J.A. Jance–Episode 31

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My Next Free Class: One Year, One Book

I’ll soon be leading a free class at the Bainbridge Island Public Library. It’s designed for newer writers looking to write their first book, but it will also be useful to more experienced writers who want to improve their writing process. When: Thursday, April 14, 6:30-8 PM Where: Bainbridge Public Library, 1270 Madison Ave, Bainbridge…

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The Voice of the Seahawks–Steve Raible–Episode 30

http://media.blubrry.com/writerpodcast/p/acfuller.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/The-Voice-of-the-Seahawks-Steve-Raible-Episode-30.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:49 — 27.3MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS In this special Saturday episode of the show, I spoke with Steve Raible, winner of numerous Regional Emmys, former Seattle Seahawk, and co-author of the book TALES FROM THE SEATTLE SEAHAWKS SIDELINE. We discussed: the early days of the NFL Draft; his…

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Cookbook Author Paula Marie Coomer–Episode 29

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***Help Wanted***

Join My Facebook Launch Team As many of you know, my novel—a media thriller with depth—will be released in mid-June. It’s called The Anonymous Source. I’m looking for people who are interested in joining a social marketing team dedicated to providing feedback and helping spread the word about the book. Here’s what you’ll get: A…

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Episode 28–Horror Author Nathan Ballingrud

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Episode 27–Mystery Author Mark Stevens

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Episode 26–Will North–“The Most Successful Author You’ve Never Heard Of”

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Episode 25–Reporter and Author Julia Park Tracey

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New Short Story Published–www.celebrity-prayers.net

What happens when a brilliant, prescription drug-popping, 16-year-old discovers www.celebrity-prayers.net, a website where you can hire B-list celebrities to pray for you? You can find out in the story I sold to Cracked Eye magazine, which came out recently. Check out the digital magazine here: https://crackedeye.com/ Or buy a copy here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cracked-eye/id933912691?ls=1&mt=8 Sorry, I’m not…

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Episode 24–Freelancing Genius Jason Brick

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Episode 23–Sarah Stodola on the Processes of Great Authors

http://media.blubrry.com/writerpodcast/p/acfuller.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Episode-23-Sarah-Stodola-on-the-Processes-of-Great-Authors.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 40:25 — 27.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS On episode 23 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with Sarah Stodola about her new book, PROCESS: THE WRITING LIVES OF GREAT AUTHORS, which can be found here. In the interview, we discussed: whether Hemingway really wrote drunk and…

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Episode 22–Legendary Crime Author Lawrence Block

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Episode 21–Historical Novelist Jefferson Flanders

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3 Things I Learned About My Kids While Writing My Book

I started working on my novel on December 2, 2012. Over the previous ten years I’d aborted several novels halfway through, written a few screenplays, done some journalism, and edited a handful of books. But it was 25 months ago that I got serious about writing—and finishing—a novel. I’m still not entirely sure what caused this sudden determination, but I know…

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Episode 20–Kelsye Nelson

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Episode 19–Editor and Author Ally Bishop

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Welcome, and How to Make a French 75

I resisted for a while, but my book manager Sophie finally convinced me to start a blog. It’s actually been a lot of fun planning my first few months of articles. Those who know me or listen to my podcast know that I was a chef for ten years and a journalism teacher at NYU for a few years. Much…

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