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About michaelstephendaigle

I have been writing most of my life. I am the author of the award-winning Frank Nagler Mystery series. "The Swamps of Jersey (2014); "A Game Called Dead" (2016) -- a Runner-Up in the 2016 Shelf Unbound Indie Author Contest; and "The Weight of Living" (2017) -- First Place winner for Mysteries in the Royal Dragonfly Book Awards Contest.

A sample from WIP ‘Mount Jensen:’ Cooking class, a three-ooff omelet

A knife load of butter, three fingers of chopped onion, a fistful of sliced potatoes, turned twice, and then pushed to the edge of the grill, away from the main heat. Four pieces of toast, six fried eggs sunny-side-up arranged … Continue reading

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The ‘official’ cover reveal for ‘The Red Hand’: Clues in plain sight

“Of course they were red, the hand prints. The color of blood, red; the color of life, dripping between the hollow cracks of the siding. Leaking, crimson, chosen carefully. I’m here, the killer said, bragging. Try to find me. – … Continue reading

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The link to my interview on the Author’s Show

This is the live link (for 25 hours) to my interview with writer Linda Thompson on The Author’s Show, a web network for authors to discuss their work. Please give a listen. (Thanks!) The interview will be rebroadcast on March … Continue reading

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Five questions for poet Arthur Turfa

Arthur Turfa is a writer, poet and teacher who lives in South Carolina. His poetry has the weight of place and person, and the ephemeral sense of love and loss. We exchanged questions and answers. The link to my answers … Continue reading

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I’m on a worldwide radio broadcast March 19 (Wow!)

The Author’s Show —  www.theauthorsshow.com – will broadcast an interview with me for 24 hours on March 19. The interview will be broadcast starting at Midnight and play continuously for 24 hours. The interview can be accessed on the website … Continue reading

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A snippet: Frank Nagler healing

From “A Game Called Dead.” How Frank Nagler begins to heal:   “He put the phone away and smiled wearily.  He thought of the night that Martha and he had ridden in the ambulance to Ironton General, that last night. … Continue reading

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Hackettstown Library reading, March 14

I’ll be reading from and discussing the Frank Nagler Mysteries at the Hackettstown Public Library from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 14. The library is located at 110 Church Street. This will be the second time I have been … Continue reading

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Maybe I’ll go bald

I think I’ll go bald. Seems all the rage. Actors who were popular when they had hair are now bald, and still seem popular. That would mean that I would have to shave my head. But I grew a beard … Continue reading

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Changing genres: Experimentation in writing

“A chef pulls at the edges of their menus to see what new tastes can be created, a photographer tries new mediums, combining old and new, an engineer, a teacher, a social worker, turn their efforts sideways to gain new … Continue reading

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Boot

If Achilles had a boot, the world would all be different. What would have Homer written if the Greeks had not needed a reason to invade Troy and appease the gods? How would great stories about star-crossed lovers ever emerge … Continue reading

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