Author Archives: jdonovels

About jdonovels

Author of mystery stories and more

Commas Matter

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Another Minor Milestone

Although book sales have been somewhat slow this year, I’m happy to report that I’ve reached another minor sales milestone. As of May 1, 2018, I’ve surpassed the 1,200th mark in all-time books sold. A heartfelt thank you to anyone … Continue reading

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The Importance of Grammar

Just a reminder.  🙂  

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Literary Humor

A sign of the times. 🙂

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$0.99 Mystery/Thriller Book Promotion

Looking for a good read? Tired of the same old, same old? I’m participating in a Mystery/Thriller 0.99 cent eBook promotion with 36 other authors. The sale runs all day April 14th and 15th. Along with the 36 other discounted … Continue reading

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Recognition for One Shot to the Head: A Love Story

I’m happy to announce that my short story, One Shot to the Head: A Love Story was chosen as a Semi-Finalist in the 2018 Royal Palm Literary Awards Competition (Florida Writers Association) – Short Story Category. Fingers crossed that it makes the finals … Continue reading

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A Hypothetical Conversation

“Hey John, I just read your latest book, Tormented Heart and I really loved it.” “Thank you. I’m so glad you enjoyed it.” “As a matter of fact, it was so good that I even recommended it to a couple … Continue reading

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Still A Fool and His Money

I’ve decided to re-release an old friend as a standalone novella. There are no changes to the original story, but I’ve rewritten some areas in the story where I thought there was too much ‘tell’ and not enough ‘show’. I … Continue reading

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Tormented Heart – On Location Part 3

As I mentioned in one of my previous posts, Tormented Heart is the first story I’ve written that is based on real life locations in Northern California. Over the next week or so I hope to stimulate your interest in … Continue reading

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Literary Humor

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