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History of Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a special day of the year that we celebrate fathers around the world. Even though this is …  

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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 …  

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Evolution of “The Pharm House”

How did I come up with the story and title for The Pharm House?  My first attempt at writing a …  

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The Borgias

  Speaking of Toxicologist (as in Nicholas Harding in The Pharm House), any aficionados of The Borgias out there? As …  

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Just what is a Toxicologist?

Nicholas Harding, the protagonist in my first novel, The Pharm House, is a toxicologist by training, like myself. When I …  

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The Power of Poisons

A couple of years ago, when I saw that the American Museum of Natural History in New York, was running …  

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Cute and Venomous

“Poison is in everything, and no thing is without poison. The dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy.” …  

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The Toxicology of The Terror

Above – HMS Terror shipwreck In my previous blog (The Terror of The Terror), I shared with you my minor …  

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The Terror of The Terror

              Have you ever experienced a story, be it a television show or series, …  

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Character Building: Psychopath vs Sociopath

In recent decades, storytellers through movies, novels and television have put two seemingly sexy and fascinating pop psychology terms into …  

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U.S. War Plan Orange

War Plan Orange was part of a series of color-coordinated contingency plans. War Plan Orange was specifically outlined by the …