Category Archives: My original writing

Back to the start of the ending…

A piece of advice I read in an article lately said that writers should start at the end of their story and plan from there. In other words, know where you want to go before starting the journey. It may … Continue reading




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Inspiration post #3 – Food!

I am definitely one of those people that is easily inspired by food, stories about food or simply stories with food in them. One of my favorite authors years ago was Lawrence Sanders. He wrote crime and suspense novels and … Continue reading




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Inspiration – Manila Bay

In one of my last posts I talked a little bit about inspiration from my home, my previous work travel, and my family. I’d like to say a few words about inspiration from more current travel in this post. I’ve … Continue reading




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Inspiration for Smugglers in Paradise series

A reader recently asked me what was the inspiration for my SMUGGLERS IN PARADISE series. This might be a good topic to talk about in a couple of blog posts. I’ll start with book one – GAME OF WIT AND … Continue reading




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One Fish, Two Fish, Big Fish, Little Fish – Silver Dawn by R. Scott Tyler

The release day has finally come for the second book in the SMUGGLERS IN PARADISE series, “ONE FISH, TWO FISH, BIG FISH, LITTLE FISH – SILVER DAWN.” I have a bit of work to do on the paperback version yet, … Continue reading




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