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Another Signing Added to the Summer Tour!

Well, that didn’t take long.  I added my THIEFTAKER Summer 2012 Signing Tour to the D.B. Jackson website on Tuesday, and it took exactly three days for me to have to amend it.  Faith Hunter, Kalayna Price, and I have … Continue reading

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THIEFTAKER reviewed by Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly has reviewed Thieftaker.  The magazine calls it “a noteworthy series opener.”  To see what others have said about the book, check out this page on the D.B. Jackson website.

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Sneak Peak at the THIEFTAKER T-Shirt!

Here it is, all!  The official THIEFTAKER t-shirt!  (Pay no attention to the red line down that middle.  That’s a graphic tool used to center the image on the shirt — the actual t-shirts won’t have it.)  In case the … Continue reading

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Defining Success, Or Not

Loaded title, right?  But I’m in one of those moods — contemplative, questioning the meaning of everything, wondering where I fit into the cosmos, etc.  Well, maybe not that last, but you get my drift. Thieftaker comes out in forty-eight … Continue reading

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THIEFTAKER: 10 Weeks and Counting!

The official release date for THIEFTAKER, book I of the Thieftaker Chronicles, is exactly ten weeks from today.  That may seem a long way off to you, but given that I’ve been counting down for well over a year, it … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: What to do with All Those Rules

You’ve heard the rules before:  Don’t write in first person.  Don’t write in present tense.  Don’t start your book or story with dialogue.  Don’t use adverbs.  Don’t use said-bookisms.  Don’t switch point of view from one character to another in … Continue reading

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