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More on the Atlanta Child Murders

As I promised last week, I have written an op-ed for the AJC about the reopening of the Atlanta Child Murders case…

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BULLETPROOF GIRLS

A recently had a conversation with Quinn Dalton, author of Bulletproof Girl. We talked about writing, life, and the writing life. We gave tips on how to stay sane on book tour, and how to write a novel in the first place. You can read the whole conversation in the cool e-zine, A Small Spiral Notebook.

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More on the Child Murders Case

I know that I promised to write more about my feelings about The Atlanta Child Murders case being reopened. Since then, I have promised to write a piece for the Atlanta Journal Constitution, so I have been collecting and organizing my thoughts for that piece. I will post it here when I am done. I promise.

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It’s Review Season: The Boston Globe

Good news from up north!

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The Atlanta Child Murders, Case Re-Opened

This weekend, the DeKalb County police cheif has re-opened the case of The Atlanta Child Murders, the subject of my 2002 novel, LEAVING ATLANTA. I am sort of stunned by the news. Like many native Atlantans, I had a sort of instinctual doubt about the case againt Wayne WIlliams.

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It’s Review Season: The Believer

From the May issue!

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It’s Review Season II: The AJC

This just in from my hometown paper.

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Zohreh’s Mircale Throat-Tea

This will be my last entry on laryngitis, because I am CURED! All the credit goes to my friend and colleauge, Zohreh, who gave the recipe for a traditional Iranian cure. Here’s how you make it:

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Yet Another Milestone?

Frat Files is a service that provides “sample” research papers for college students. The idea isn’t that the students would print off the papers and turn them in as their own. No, never! For that would be cheating.
Well, I am … surprised, weirdly pleased, a somewhat disturbed.. to find that there is a Frat File for Leaving Atlanta. I’m dying to read the essay, but I can’t bring myself to pay the $17.95 for a 30-day trial membership.

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It’s Review Season: The Washington Post

This is just in from The Washington Post. Kind of exciting.

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