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Seeing Red!

Kirk

01/15/2017

Sports

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Like Dr. Frankenstein sparking his infamous monster to life, I feel compelled to revive the long-buried sportswriter inside me, at least for a day. And what, you ask, necessitates this radical resurrection? The greatest creature of them all: Manchester United vs. Liverpool! Okay, so it’s only a football/soccer match. And we’ve got Syria and ISIL […]

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A “Fall” Worth Taking!

One measure of any great thriller, I think, is its ability to keep you gripped and guessing until the very end. Or, in this case, until right “Before the Fall.” Noah Hawley’s edgy and absorbing 2016 novel tells the story of a private plane full of rich passengers that crashes off the coast of Martha’s […]

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And Action!

Like a Hollywood agent sending an aspiring actor out on his first cattle call, I just entered my novel “A Simple Game” in a contest designed to uncover the next blockbuster movie or TV show. The 3rd annual Book Pipeline Competition aims to “deliver unique, compelling stories to the industry – with the specific intent […]

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Time of Our Lives

Happy New Year to all! I hope you were able to ring in 2017 in style last night. Many, I know, were only too happy to leave 2016 behind. As long as I can remember, never have I heard so many people say “good riddance” to a calendar year. Whether it was the brutal war […]

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Kirk Wolcott’s First Novel

  • Politics, terrorism, and sports collide in this riveting debut novel by American diplomat and former sportswriter Kirk Wolcott, prompting a crucial question for our time: How far is too far when trying to change the world?

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