Tag Archives: Tom Clancy

WHO WANTS UNIQUE?

As authors, we are faced with the question: “Tell me what’s unique about your book.” It’s an important component of any fiction proposal. Editors, we are told, are looking for fresh new voices. Is it true? Continue reading

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TOM CLANCY REVISITED

I am continuing my slow read through the Clancy Series, in the chronology of Jack Ryan’s career.  So far, this is a pure joy.

Just finished the “Cardinal of the Kremlin”.  Even though “Red October” is my personal favorite, Continue reading

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TOM CLANCY

I enjoy Tom Clancy’s novels.  I broke out my old paperbacks and now find myself in the middle of the second book.

In a previous post, I compared plot-driven to character-driven novels.  Continue reading

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