Author Archives: Lisa Nowak

An Unfortunate Reality

I have some unfortunate news for Full Throttle fans. After months spent re-reading the first four books, making changes to my outline, and writing 85 pages of Never Surrender, I’ve come to the conclusion that this last book is fatally … Continue reading

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A Quick Lesson in Not Shooting Ourselves in the Foot

Progressives need to realize something. Our use of language is hurting our cause. At a time when the odds are stacked so highly against us, we need to seek every possible advantage. This is just common sense. One of the … Continue reading

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Why I Can No Longer Stay Silent

I’ve tried to avoid politics and religion on social media for a variety of reasons. For one thing, it’s not good business. For another, there’s already far too much hatred and divisiveness in this country, and I prefer not to … Continue reading

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A Matter of Perspective

I’m still whittling away at Never Surrender, but it’s been difficult for a variety of reasons. First, it’s been four years since these characters last skulked through my subconscious, and it’s hard to lure them back. Second, by necessity I’ve … Continue reading

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A Quintessential Crisis

There’s this expectation in my family: if we’re going to get together, I have to make the arrangements. For a while, we met once during the summer and again on Christmas Eve, but after I stopped planning the summer gig, … Continue reading

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Free eBooks

Are you buying someone a Kindle for Christmas? Hoping to receive one yourself? Get an early start on loading it up with free ebooks by either downloading now or saving these links for later. I know it’s asking a lot … Continue reading

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The McCall Initiative Episode 1.1: Deception

Almost a year ago, while my husband and I were driving to a friend’s house, he told me about a story he’d read in the Portland Mercury. According to the article, fifty years from now much of the United States … Continue reading

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Some Updates

It’s been nearly three months since I wrote a blog post. I’ve thought about it a few times, and even went so far as to take voice notes on my walks, but ultimately, cleaning up and posting those ideas seemed … Continue reading

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Spooktacular Interviews: Halloween Spavento

In the month of October, I’m going to be interviewing some characters for new releases with a Halloween/spooky theme. Today I’m interviewing Halloween Spavento, a character from Portland author Lisa Ard’s middle grade book, Saving Halloween. Hi, Halloween. Welcome to … Continue reading

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DEAD HEAT is now available

A man who longs for a son and a boy who can’t escape his father’s violence. Even death can’t break their bond.   Alex is a machine whisperer. He can tell what’s wrong with a broken-down car with a touch. … Continue reading

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