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Mother’s Day is on Sunday, so I thought I’d share a fun video showing that motherly love comes in all shapes, sizes … and species. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Writing With … Brad Parks

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Brad Parks and I worked at the same newspaper for more than a year, yet we never actually met until years later, when we both became published authors. His debut, FACES OF THE GONE, became the first book in history to win both the Nero and Shamus Awards. His second book, EYES OF THE INNOCENT, released in February from Minotaur Books, has been hailed as “as good if not better (than) his acclaimed debut” by Library Journal. A former reporter with The Washington …

Defending Judy Mays

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I had never heard of Judy Mays until Wednesday. That’s when, out of the blue, her name was all over Twitter. Every other tweet was about Mays, author of erotic romance novels featuring supernatural elements. It seems Judy Mays is really Judy Buranich, a high school English teacher. A few parents disovered this fact and rasied a ruckus that someone who wrote about sex on the side was teaching their children. This, sadly, did not surprise me. What shocked me, however, was when I clicked on a news story about the kerfuffle …