As stated in previous posts, there were twelve important questions about Hitler that needed to be answered in my historical novel, In the Mouth of the Lion. They were: Did Hitler have supernatural powers? Who killed Geli Raubal, Hitler’s niece? Why was Geli Raubal killed? How did her murderer get away with it? Who isContinue reading “The Mind of Hitler, Continued”
As stated in the previous post, The Guardienne [see the link to the Guardienne Paper on ResearchGate], there were twelve important questions about Hitler that needed to be answered in my historical novel, In the Mouth of the Lion. They were: Did Hitler have supernatural powers? Who killed Geli Raubal, Hitler’s niece? Why was GeliContinue reading “The Mind of Hitler”
Every writer should be an amateur psychologist. If your characters act in ways inconsistent with human behavior, your readers will throw up their hands (or just throw up) and say, “Nobody would do that!” Their suspended disbelief will drop like a dead bat. But, besides knowing what your characters would not do, psychology can helpContinue reading “The Guardienne”
Part of my soon-to-be-published novel, Southern Discomfort, has been posted here on 8 Great Storytellers. It’s posted under its own tab, on the right side of the top menu. Updates will be added there as they become available. Comments and questions, please!
The story of an unknown man This is a continuation of excepts from Harry Nicholson’s excellent book, Tom Fleck. –Jeff Guenther Read Part I Introduction: “Tom Fleck is partly a response to the flush of novels about Tudor royalty. I feel small connection with those great lords and their ladies; I sense more kinship withContinue reading “Guest Post: Harry Nicholson, Part II”
Today’s guest poster is Harry Nicholson. I met Harry on Goodreads and was very impressed by the quality of his writing. And his poetry. And his artwork. The following post showcases his evocative prose, selections from ‘Tom Fleck,’ a novel. –Jeff Guenther The story of an unknown man. Introduction: “When I was tapping out MorseContinue reading “Guest Post: Harry Nicholson, Part I”
What we believe about Hitler is that he was an obviously inhuman madman whose deliberate hatred motivated him to kill millions of people in concentration camps. But was it that simple? What if he was, if not perfectly sane, sufficiently so to be fully responsible for his actions? And what dark psychological forces underlay thatContinue reading “Does Hitler Matter Anymore?”
We’re airing our secrets in this author-on-author interview between me, Pamela Crane and Mark Fine, author of the critically-acclaimed novel “The Zebra Affaire.” Check it out here, and feel free to share it.
I remember as a boy, when we could smell the Buffalo People coming. Their scent was carried on the south wind, and there was no mistaking it. They came into our country in the Moon of the Falling Leaves, and my friend, Crow Boy, was always the first to know. He would run through theContinue reading “Looking Back – “A Tryst with the Buffalo People””
The pendant was an unexpected gift, carefully wrapped in a torn off piece of pink Kleenex and placed in a plastic laboratory vial.