I feel fortunate to have received a book blurb for “Supermax Prison: Controlling the most dangerous criminals,” written by Terry Turchie, author of “Unabomber: How the FBI Broke Its Own Rules to Capture the Terrorist Ted Kaczynski. Special Agent Turchie is now retired, pursuing a writing career. Rarely does a book come along that trulyContinue reading “Book Blurb for Supermax Prison: Controlling the most dangerous criminals”
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Wallow in the writer’s high
The title of my book has been changed to “Supermax Prison: controlling the most dangerous criminals,” which is due to be released in mid-June. I decided to share some of my thoughts before writing this book. *** Writing is a journey of twists and turns laced with uncertainty. Gone are the predictable warm summer nightsContinue reading “Wallow in the writer’s high”
Come dance with me.
It’s always there to some degree, mocking my every move. A jig, a waltz, maybe Chubby Checker’s famous twist, or a seductive embrace as we move across the floor — my dancing partner, my pain. Maybe it’s sharp, a get your attention pain; a boxer’s jab; possibly an unrelenting tooth acne; or a sustained, never-ending pain.Continue reading “Come dance with me.”
Back pain, writer’s mind, pain medication, and a wonderful therapist
Wow, what an exhausting night filled with crazy dreams. It has to be the combination of my back pain, the mind of a writer, a wonderful therapist, and the addition of pain medication. Otherwise, I would have to accept the possibility that I’m a bit strange. Hey, maybe they’ll write on my tombstone, “A goodContinue reading “Back pain, writer’s mind, pain medication, and a wonderful therapist”