“Just the facts, ma’am…” Los Angeles police detective Sergeant Joe Friday (actor Jack Webb) directed the witnesses he interviewed in the 50s/60s TV show Dragnet. They so often spun off into the realm of creative nonfiction, and he and his partner had no time for that. But those with compelling true stories should write their story in just that way and bring it to life for the reader.
A war was started to steal a nation’s treasure. It forever changed the world for Jews and Christians.
The dead woman’s head rested on sheet music and a keyboard. Someone had arranged her long hair and swept it back from her face. The flower over her left ear… maybe was already there. The open eyes were sea green. When she was alive, they had depth and probably changed shade with shifting sunlight. Now, they were shallows, as still as shoal water over coastal muck. Her face… smooth, unlined. Not a hint of a life lived badly… but one that seemed hardly lived at all. “She wanted to sin, but she was too shy.”
Things I Heard Myself Say is your curated collection of quotes, questions, prompts, and answers. A personalized career journal created in part by you, the reader. Full of conversation starters for a candid interview with the person you need to know best, yourself.
As a successful defense industry executive and expert on business ethics for almost 50 years, Dr. J. Phillip London tells us how he became a pioneer in the federal contracting industry and developed and built a successful business that continuously excelled and stayed strong for five decades through changes in the federal landscape. We see how his unique vision and strong leadership shaped CACI into a multinational information technology company to support some of the most important and critical national security priorities in America. Drawing upon his military experience, he set a high bar for business leaders across the industry in establishing the standard for leading with integrity.
After learning she’s been lied to since birth, Valencia—a historian—is framed for a crime and hunted by the family that murdered her real father and mother. She unknowingly holds clues to a treasure hidden for centuries and secrets that can destroy a corrupt business empire and a burgeoning political dynasty.
We’re honored and excited to get this news! FORTUNE FAVORS BOLDNESS has been selected for the USN Chief of Naval Operations Professional Reading List. This is our second title to make a service chief’s professional reading list. WHAT NOW, LIEUTENANT? by General Richard ‘Butch’ Neal (Ret.), is on the USMC Commandant’s list.
“Justice delayed is justice denied.” But what if the demand for justice reveals a shocking truth that could ruin your life? Don’t forget that old saying: ‘Be careful what you ask for; you might get it’.
Publishing Autumn 2020 Daryl Cumber Dance, legendary teacher, celebrated genealogist, applauded literary scholar, and famed folklorist (often dubbed “The Dean…
Born in 1959, and growing up with a love of reading and history, I watched epic movies. Historical sagas like Ben-Hur, Spartacus, The Ten Commandments, The Robe, Quo Vadis, Julius Caesar, The Fall of the Roman Empire, Cleopatra, and others. The mellifluous eloquence of actors like Richard Burton, Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Charles Laughton, Stephen Boyd (who was Irish), Peter Ustinov came to me as Roman voices.