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In an eerie coincidence Osama Bin Laden was killed on May 1st, the same day as the launch of my novel, To Kill the Other, which is based on the attacks of 9/11. The coincidence became the reason for people to contact me and ask questions. Here are my reflections: It’s hard to disagree with […]

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We’re getting ready for tomorrow’s webcast from the book launch party, starting 7 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (May 1). I hope you can drop in. Don’t forget: You can instant-message questions to me live on the air just by going to www.livestream.com/DanutaTV.

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In a comment on the earlier post about my first public reading and book signing for To Kill the Other, Madga asked about the story of Marek’s mother’s death.  She asked if the story was based on real facts or if it was fictional. Here is my answer: Many years had passed after the shipyard workers uprising in […]

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  My first public book reading and signing that took place at the Columbia Art Center turned out to be a huge success. I want to thank Mike Clark and Tim Singleton for giving me this opportunity and I want to thank Liz Henzey for organizing the event in the best way possible. I also […]

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My short story, Singing to an Ocean was recently published in the Water issue of the Little Patuxent Review. This story is a scene in my novel, “To Kill the Other.” I had an opportunity to read an excerpt from the story during the launch reading that took place on January 30 at Oliver’s Carriage […]

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To my childhood friends. Dedykuje moim przyjaciolkom z lat dziecinstwa. I feel like I haven’t posted anything new on my blog for ages.  I think about all the things I want to write but for some reason I am unable to bring myself to writing. When I woke up this morning, I  realized, and verbalized […]

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I am pleased to inform you that the release date of my novel is March 1, 2011!  It is finally official. After many months of anticipation (and no previous experience in the process), I feel like I have been granted a secret code or a key that can unlock mysterious and previously unattainable worlds. Here […]

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When I started writing my first novel, the one that will be published in November this year, I came up with a working title: To Kill the Other.  I have to admit that throughout the many years of working on the novel, the title found a place in my heart and mind. But I always […]

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I remember myself standing in front of the television set in my basement for hours.  I wasn’t able to move.  The couch was just a couple of feet away but I wasn’t able to sit down. I live in the same house I lived on 9/11.  My basement has been repainted since then.  I have […]

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My novel about 9/11

The initial stage of editing of my novel started on April 1st.  I won’t hear from Emily, my editor, for a month. Then I will receive my manuscript, with her suggestions, back. I want to share with you my thoughts about writing my first novel, but I am overwhelmed by the process that brought me […]

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