My friends (and now colleagues) at Wolfpack Publishing have put together a killer cover in a bundle of two of my earliest Noir Novellas. DOHERTY’S WAR is the origin story of our favorite downtrodden detective Charlie Doherty and his experiences in combat in World War I. The story, which was previously published by Down and Out Books as THE DEVIL DOGS OF BELLEAU WOOD, is about Charlie’s participation in that famous, bloody battle that forged the reputation of The United States Marine Corps as one of the most lethal fighting forces in the world.
The first thing any artist needs to do is learn how to defend themselves.
No, I don’t mean karate or buying a gun or a knife. I’m talking about defending themselves against those internal and external forces that can cripple and artist and damage their work. I’ve thought about some of the most harmful conditions that can hurt a writer and the ways I’ve tried to keep them at bay. What I mean is: Be Careful Who You Trust.