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It is a land of ancient city-states, città morte… dead cities sprinkle the countryside. Once thriving and vital, now no one lives in them, and the keening of the winds through the ruins are their only sounds. Even for towns and cities that live, in almost all, there is a legend sometimes distorted far from its origin of a casa stregata… a haunted house. Some are deathly still, lonely cenotaphs, mere empty markers of a tragic past. Others contain souls that sleep awhile and awake… hungry.
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“Character-driven and atmospheric adult fiction that blends history and legend with the tension and intricacies of contemporary society and events. Compelling and complex characters. Thoughtful, evocative and page-turning; a story well-told.”
“When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what the storm’s all about.”
It’s [not really] amazing that I got the response I did–a much higher social media engagement rate… on this.
Creative nonfiction is taking events, facts, history… life… and turning it into a narrative that reads just like a novel.…
I have written a lot of nonfiction and fiction since 2008. As of January 1, 2019, over two million words published (includes 30 books ghostwritten for clients: 12 nonfiction, 9 memoirs, and 9 fiction).
At that moment—reading his note to Miss Watson—Huck faced all the convictions imprinted on him by a segment of society and his upbringing… and balanced them against facts. And Huck did what was right over what was expected.