Author Archives: Bill Powers

How to Write a Suspenseful Thriller Novel

In case you didn’t know, November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). With authors all over the country participating, it …  

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Allied-Occupied Germany: How Four Zones Became Two

Few things can unite people like a common enemy. It seems that when the chips are down, nations will work …  

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Lessons from Steve Berry Pt. II

Continuing from the last blog, these are more key takeaways from suspense/thriller author Steve Berry’s History Matters seminar for fiction …  

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Lessons from Steve Berry Pt. I

A few years ago I experienced a special treat as a writer and a lover of history. Suspense/Thriller author, Steve …  

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Book Review – China Rx

China Rx: Exposing the Risks of America’s Dependence on China for Medicine by Rosemary Gibson and Janardan Prasad Singh; 2018, …  

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U.S. Color-Coded War Plans

What do most militaries do best and most often? If you guessed fight wars, you would be mistaken. The one …  

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Ancient Words and Symbols

In an upcoming Harding Family Story (The Lost Codicil) ancient words and symbols are a small, but important part of …  

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The NY Park Avenue Armory

A few years ago, I attended the New York Antiquarian Book Fair at the Park Avenue Armory (or the Seventh …  

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Just Where Do Drugs Come From?

US Pharmaceutical sales topped $450 billion in 2016. This is a mega-industry with considerable political clout in the US. So, …  

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The Marshall Family Estate

The drive from the Marshall Farm Business Complex to the Marshall family estate and mansion was only about 10 minutes. …  

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How to Write a Suspenseful Thriller Novel

In case you didn’t know, November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). With authors all over the country participating, it …