Author Archives: joesouza

About joesouza

I am a writer of crime novels

What I Eat, When I Write, In The Summertime

Come summer I like to eat, especially after a long day of writing tense thrillers that increase my appetite. Now, I like to eat year round, but summer eating holds a special place in my heart, er, stomach. So what … Continue reading

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Writers and Public Speaking Jitters

Public speaking is a necessary evil for many authors. Although there are authors who love being in front of audiences, and who are good at it, I’m betting there are many more who absolutely dread it. Whose stomachs churn and … Continue reading

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Stories Are Everywhere Around Us

One thing people always ask me is where do I get the ideas for my novels. I get a real kick out this question. Look around the world, I say. Everywhere you look there’s a story of one kind or … Continue reading

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Book Launch For PRAY FOR THE GIRL, Tuesday, April 30th at Longfellow Books.

I’m excited to announce that my new thriller, PRAY FOR THE GIRL, will be launched at Longfellow Books, Tuesday, April 30th at 7:00 pm. I hope you can stop by and pick up a signed copy, and say hello. I’ll … Continue reading

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The College Admission Crimes: Rich & Famous Parents Gamed The System

Hey, everyone. March has arrived and the sun is warmer and the Maine snow is finally melting. I’m nearly done with my new novel, due to the publisher on May 1st. And getting ready for the launch of PRAY FOR … Continue reading

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Deadline for New Novel, New Novel Coming Out, New Website & New Ideas

The snow is falling as I write this. It’s thick, wet and heavy. Somehow we’ve hit the midwinter blues. Nothing better to do than put on the coffee and settle into a writing routine. Or for you readers, settle with … Continue reading

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Going Back Home

What do think when you return to your hometown? Does it make you happy? Sad? Did you grow up in a big city or a small town? For many of us, it brings conflicted emotions, especially if we have family … Continue reading

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