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Getting Going on a Writing Career… Finally

Back in 2005 I retired from the Vancouver Police Department to become a civilian police dispatcher for VPD at ECOMM for Southwestern BC. The plan was for me to work a few years to pay off the mortgage and then … Continue reading

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Here Goes…

I’m just in the process of releasing my first paranormal romance novel, Dark Water. By tomorrow it will be uploaded to Createspace to be a print on demand book for Amazon and its already uploaded to Smashwords as an ebook. I’m … Continue reading

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Article on Genres

Check out my wife’s article “Don’t Fit Into Any Genre?” at her Laurelicious blog: http://laurelicious.wordpress.com/

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New Take on the Kalevala by Laurel Jean Jackson

Check out this modern adaption of the Finnish classic, the Kalevala, by author Laurel Jean Jackson: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/38087 You’ll find her blog in the links on the sidebar. Regards, C. A. Ennis

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A Cop’s Perspective of Christmas II: The Unexpected Past

Last night I worked the dispatch channel for the West End, which is the downtown business and entertainment core and one of the busiest districts for police dispatchers to handle.  Many dispatchers avoid working this district as it can be … Continue reading

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Winter is a Coming In

American Poet Ezra Pound, in her Lustra collection (1913), parodied Summer is a Coming In as follows: Winter is icumen in, Lhude sing Goddamm, Raineth drop and staineth slop, And how the wind doth ramm! Sing: Goddamm. Skiddeth bus and … Continue reading

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Hollywood VS Reality

Just posted part of a class on Believable Cops and Robbers that I presented at the Pacific Northwest Writer’s Conference in 1998 on my Police page:  Hollywood VS Reality.  Enjoy! Regards Charles

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Fit to Write?

Recognizing tht your body is your temple and caring for it accordingly is a key element of the discipline that is called for in writing.  The Japanese recognized this: The word “samurai” is a combination of the Chinese characters for … Continue reading

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Here We Go…

Welcome to my blog.  As you will see from my “About Me” page, I’m a published non-fiction author who is now starting to write fantasy.  I hope that this blog proves to be an interesting resource for other writers out … Continue reading

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