Author Archives: joesouza

About joesouza

I am a writer of crime novels

Crime Movies I Enjoyed in 2019

Okay, I admit I haven’t seen THE IRISHMAN yet. It’s nearly four hours long and I’m trying to allot time to see it one stretch, I hate watching movies in increments, so you’ll have to excuse me on this one. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! My Bests of the Year!

Dear Readers, Thank you for another amazing year. This will be my last post for 2019. Great things happened. I had a short story, ‘School Daze’ published in Landfall: New England’s Best Crime Stories. My novel PRAY FOR THE GIRL … Continue reading

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Diabetes Alert Dogs

A fellow author and friend of mine told me a few years ago about the special dog she owned that could detect the rising and falling glucose levels in her daughter.  The dog’s name was Little Bear and he was … Continue reading

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Take That Leap!

My daughter approached me with a devious smile on her face. “What’s up,” I asked. ”Do you know what I did yesterday?” Having no idea, I shook my head. ”I went skydiving.” I nearly fell off my seat. She only … Continue reading

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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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