Tag Archives: Red Leaves

Next Book on the List

Anyone notice how long Vince Flynn’s Memorial Day stayed “on the nightstand” in the sidebar? If you did, you’re probably thinking I’m the slowest reader on the planet. In my defense, I (1) finished it a long time ago and … Continue reading

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Red Leaves, a Must Read for 2010

Red Leaves, by Thomas H. Cook,  is the first book Donald Maass used as an example in his The Fire in Fiction, and believe me, Maass knew what he was doing.  On the cover of the 2006 edition of this … Continue reading

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Maass’s Average Joe

If it weren’t for the amount of time I’m going to spend singing the praises of a writer named Thomas H. Cook, I would’ve titled this post: The Failure of Resolution #5.  Res. 5 goes something like this: “I will … Continue reading

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