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Writing a book is a long and difficult process for me. I’m a slow writer, so I spend the year with Elvis Cole and Joe…
Quite a few of the dogs that come back from Afghanistan or Iraq or police dogs that are involved in violent confrontations where there’s gunfire…
People come to L.A. because they’re chasing that dream of a better life. That’s why I came here, because I thought it would be a…
I’ll bet you $10 right now that there are an awful lot of literary writers who started a long time ago and now they find…
I tried to reject everything I knew as a TV writer when I decided to be a novelist, and the books didn’t work. Finally I…
I love, love writing about Los Angeles. I love exploring every part of it. And I find, rather than a burden, it’s actually one of…
I have this horrible weakness. I fall in love with my characters. ‘Suspect’ started as a one-shot, but I just love Maggie so much, and…
There’s the Hollywood sign; there’s Griffith Observatory; there’s the great, amazing Los Angeles Basin. It’s 465 square miles of insanity and the best food on…
I had a big Akita, Yoshi, who was fabulous. I loved him. We lost him when he was 12, and I’ve never been able to…
At Lackland Air Force Base, they make an effort to retrain military dogs that suffer from PTSD. It’s a lengthy, long process. The treatment is…
Everyone knows dogs. Most people love dogs. I think most American families probably have a dog, but I don’t think people really realize or understand…
When dogs fulfill their roles they are ecstatically happy.
The sense of smell in all dogs is their primary doorway to the world around them.
My first job was cleaning dog kennels. It was especially, ah, aromatic during those hot, humid Louisiana summers, but it prepared me for Hollywood.
My books come to me in images, and sometimes the image is at the beginning of the book, and sometimes it’s simply a flash somewhere…
I write characters and stories that move me, and I write from the heart.
I really strive to bring something new to each book. I don’t want to write the same book over and over again.
I love the fact that you collaborate with your readers when you write a book.
Dogs give us something just as we give something to them.
I have these huge black foam boards on the wall, and tacked to them, I have these white punch cards with my story ideas, scenes…
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