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December ACLU Fundraiser: “Meet Me Tonight”

This month’s fundraiser story is “Meet Me Tonight.”

Meet Me Tonight cover

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In a small town that is more than it seems, Alex Beckman confronts the woman he loved and left, a deranged homeless man, an innkeeper who may be living in the past, and most important of all, himself.

As with all of the fundraisers, this story is only available for one month and costs $1.99. Please buy the story and spread the word!

November ACLU Fundraiser: “The Autopsying of Michael Edward Morgan”

This month’s fundraiser story is “The Autopsying of Michael Edward Morgan.”

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From Manhattan to Baltimore to Vietnam to Iraq, a coroner reflects on his life, his experiences, and his relationship to violence.

As with all of the fundraisers, this story is only available for one month and costs $1.99. Please buy the story and spread the word!

October ACLU Fundraiser: “When I Die”

This month’s fundraiser short story is “When I Die.”

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Robert Ogilvy served his country, just as his father and grandfather before him did. There was never any question; never any doubt.

Then Robert’s son is killed during a routine training drill en route to Iraq. Suddenly, Robert questions everything. Suddenly he doubts everything.

And then the angel appears to him. And explains that he can have his son back. All he has to do is give up everything. All he has to do is turn his back on everything he’s every believed in…

As with all of the fundraisers, this story is only available for one month and costs $1.99. Please buy the story and spread the word!

 

The I Hunt Killers Movie is Coming! (Maybe. In Korean.)

After literally years of hard work by my agents in the States and some folks on the Korean Peninsula, I’m happy to announce that Korean film rights have been optioned by Page One Productions based on the Korean translations of the I Hunt Killers trilogy published by RHK Publishing.

South Korean cover to I Hunt Killers

Which means — if Page One chooses to exercise the option — there very well may be a movie. In Korean. (Subtitled elsewhere around the world, never fear!)

This, I realize, is not exactly what my English-language readers have been hoping for all these years.

But it’s pretty cool on its own, apparently a ground-breaking deal, the first time a Korean-language movie will be made from an American novel before an English-language movie.

And about an English-language movie… What’s up with that, you ask?South Korean GAME

Beats me. Same as it ever was. If someone wants to make it, they know where to find me. There’s a chance that a good, successful Korean movie will spark some interest in Hollywood, the way movies like Old Boy and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Ring started out as overseas flicks that did well enough to attract the attention of the American movie industry. And that might get us an English-language movie.

We’ll see. Regardless, we have this super-cool and fun news! If I have any updates, I will — of course — post ’em immediately!

Many, many thanks to everyone at Page One in Korea, especially Jae Yun Chung, as well as to Eric Yang of RHK, Inc. (the Korean publisher of I Hunt Killers).

Thanks, too, to my agent Kathleen Anderson of Anderson Literary Management, to Ginam Lee of Legacy Pro Law, who truly performed heroically above and beyond the call of duty to make this happen, and to Duran Kim of Duran Kim Agency, who got it all started.

September ACLU Fundraiser: “Trading Worlds”

The 2017 ACLU Short Story Fundraiser continues, this month with “Trading Worlds” and a cover crafted by artist Jeff Dillon:

Trading Worlds cover

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It’s September 11, 2001. I turn thirty and the world gets a little older, too.

As with all of the fundraisers, this story is only available for one month and costs $1.99. Please buy the story and spread the word!