A. G. HAYES DOES IT AGAIN WITH THE SOLAR TRIANGLE

July 6, 2017

My authoring career began with studying television writing at UCLA and resulted in a number of short fiction works for CBS TV and other television production companies. But it was my personal experiences gained during service with British intelligence in Eastern Europe and the Middle East that provided the raw fodder for my beloved Koski and Falk, and later Kate Keenan Special Assignment series of books.


Many readers have asked me where Koski and Falk came from. The concept came from a couple of agents I knew, but it is their fictionalized reflections in my mind that literally speak to me, telling me about one adventure after another they would like to have had, leaving me to type it onto my computer as fast as my fingers would allow.

Over the years, the two have evolved from an unlikely and awkward professional pairing into a couple in every sense of the word, and it is their steadily growing, underlying relationship that creates the tension beneath the action.

Over the years, the two have evolved from an unlikely and awkward professional pairing into a couple in every sense of the word, and it is their steadily growing, underlying relationship that creates the tension beneath the action.

Sincerely,
A. G. Hayes Multi-award-winning Author of (links are to Amazon.com)
THE SOLAR TRIANGLE (Savant 2017)
FINDING KATE (Savant 2016) - a Koski and Falk Adventure and the first in the Kate Keenan Special Assignment Series
QUANTUM DEATH (Savant 2016)
THE CHEMICAL FACTOR (Savant 2015) 
IMMINENT DANGER (Savant 2013) 
THE JUDAS LIST (Savant 2012)
WHO'S KILLING ALL THE LAWYERS? (Savant 2011) 

 

The Rebel Inside SADDAM'S PARROT

June 12, 2017

I've been a rebellious, "misbehaving" individualist since childhood. It carries over to my writing which is dosed with irreverent characters caught up in mischief and troublemaking. Although I graduated from both Harvard and Berkeley and excelled in writing, it took many years for me to escape or maybe transcend dry and rigorous rationalism. 


For me this was actually a return to my individualist roots and the influences of both a mom and great uncle who were artists, terrific story-tellers and...


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2017 Savant Poets of the Year

June 8, 2017
It is my pleasure to present Savant Books and Publications "Poets of the Year" whose selected works are now available in SHADOW AND LIGHT - 2017 Savant Poetry Anthology. Every year our guest editor selects the best of the best poetry submissions to present to the world. This year's featured editor is multi-award-winning author, editor and poet, Helen R. Davis. 



This year we present the poems of twenty-two outstanding poets including, in order of appearance, Rose Seaquill, Bipul Banerjee, Dr. M...
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THE FANTASTICAL WORLD OF Z. ROUX

May 15, 2017
We all come across a point in life where it becomes important to examine who we are and what we've achieved. I wrote a manuscript entitled "Cereus," following something similar to what many would call a mid-life crisis, despite not actually fitting the age group. I had examined the choices I'd made and found I'd been so set on paying my dues, ensuring a good career and juggling a fantastic family, that I had neglected the one thing I had been desperate to be my whole life—a published author...

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SETSUKO TSUCHIYA, REVOLUTIONARY THINKER

March 5, 2017

As an amateur DanceSport (ballroom/Latin dance) athlete and competitor as well as a medical massage therapist, I often felt a deep but unspoken connection between the two. During my university studies, I had the opportunity to further explore this connection. Thus began my search for somatic therapy. 


At first, I thought that what dance and massage had in common was Dance Movement Therapy (DMT), a recognized form of psychological therapy. But being Japanese, I wanted something that was less ...


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RICHARD ROSE - THE ULTIMATE DETECTIVE STORY WRITER

February 13, 2017

My passion for writing began after a typical small town boyhood in Kokomo, Indiana. Paper routes, basketball, teen dances and too many greasy French fries were followed by a BA degree at Wabash College, a small liberal arts college for men just down the road from Purdue. As an English major, I contributed cartoons and satiric articles for the humor magazine and short stories for the more serious literary publication.

After graduation and a summer adventure selling Bibles from door to door in ...


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ANDREW MASSIE - SHADOWY BUT ALWAYS SHARP

January 14, 2017

I wrote the first chapter of IN THE SHADOWS OF MY MIND one night over winter break my Senior year of undergrad. I was sitting in my apartment in Ruston, Louisiana, a college town bigger than, but not unlike, the small town in the novel. It was after midnight, so all I could see out the two big windows opposite my couch was darkness.


The plot of what was supposed to be a short story involved a man and a woman with atypical minds trying to help and comfort each other in the darkness of the nig...


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INTRODUCING CO-AUTHORS ERIK AND FOREST BRACHT

December 2, 2016

   For me, there is nothing quite as inspiring as nature, a child, nature and imagination.

   We all have different aspects to our identity that need expression, and writing THE ADVENTURES OF PURPLE HEAD, BUDDHA MONKEY AND STICKY FEET (Savant 2016) filled a need to express my love of nature in the voice of my inner child. I was an active youth, but the closer I got to adulthood, the less time I had to wander and imagine. When my son expressed interest in nature, the opportunity presented to r...


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WELCOME SAVANT EDITOR KAREN GRIMSHAW

November 29, 2016

New to Savant but not to editing, I have taught English and writing for over 30 years and am appreciative of the high level of literary competency that can be achieved often with the simplest of editing.


I firmly believe, as Marty Rubin at Goodreads.com has stated, “ Only the blank page needs no editing.” It is hard for an author to ferret out the strengths of his or her creations, or to catch and correct inherent weaknesses without a professional editor's skillful outside point-of-view. ...
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WELCOME, ALEX MULLIN, SAVANT PROOFREADER

November 4, 2016

Aloha Savant Staff, Authors and Writers Around the World,

My name is Alex and I am thrilled to become a proofreader in the Savant family. I was born and raised in New York, where I recently graduated from college. It’s a great place to be, but I’m ready for new adventures and dream of living, at least temporarily, in Europe or the west coast. Sitting still isn’t something I’ve been good at, physically or mentally; I like to dabble. As a child, I played violin and dance...


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