HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY

  Today, on Independence Day, I spent a little time with the father of my country. No, it wasn’t in a séance or in the District of Columbia, which honors his name. It was in the Cascine Park in Florence, Italy where George Washington is [...]

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A NEW ROOM WITH A VIEW

  After spending the first few months of this year with doctors, dentists, accountants, Indian chiefs and candlestick makers, followed by the launch of my third novel, The Ultimate Revenge, the conclusion to "The Simon Trilogy," Joe and l returned to Italy. The month of [...]

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THE FERIE CONTINUED

  A week has passed and both Joe's red ink and my writing have flourished. And as we worked through The Ultimate Revenge, we continued to move through Italy and then into Switzerland to Locarno, where the International Film Festival was about to begin. Locarno [...]

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IL FERIE

  After months of writing and after having completed the first twenty-six chapters of The Ultimate Revenge, it was time for a change of venue. So we decided to go on a ferie...not to be misconstrued as a ferry. Ferie means holiday in Italian and [...]

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FESTA DELLA REPUBBLICA

  After an intense week of writing, I treated Joe and myself to a full weekend of play. While Noble's Quest was debuting in NYC at the BookExpo America, we began our weekend shopping for quail at the Mercato Centrale in the Piazza near the [...]

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INSPIRATION POINT

  This is where my career as a writer began, sitting on the wall with the beautiful historic center of Florence spread before me and the eleventh century Basilica of San Miniato al Monte, complete with a bishop’s palace, at my back. The Florentines often [...]

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