October 31, 2018

Le mot juste.

The just word.  The perfect word.  The right word at the right time.  The phrase was the guiding principle for one of history's greatest novelists, Gustave Flaubert.  While Flaubert is recognized for his commitment to this concept (not to mention his influ...

October 29, 2018

One of the great joys of being an author is seeing the creativity of readers who send comments.  Today I received this word of encouragement from someone who just finished INTO THE LION'S MOUTH.  

His comment started: "Loftis, you magnificent bastard, I read y...

October 27, 2018

ON THIS DATE 1943, the most romantic scene of WWII occurred at Fresnes Prison, in Paris.  As Captain Peter Churchill strolled the prisoner exercise yard that day, he heard the sound of women's voices.  "Pierre, Pierre," he heard one woman yelling, "your Odette is here!...

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