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Synopsis Sheila

Posted by johnwaisman on July 31, 2019 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

My latest novel, which is now being written and is two thirds complete. 

Here's a synopsis:

Right at the start of the novel, Sheila, (my latest novel in development), Officer Logan gets shot in the hip. The guy who did it is dead; Logan emptied his magazine into him.

Now they have Logan on a desk. The most boring work ever. He can't chase bad guys. All he can do is shuffle paper.

It's nasty. It's mean. And though he ...

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the second prequel to William T. Logan novels

Posted by johnwaisman on April 23, 2018 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

I didn't list the name of the second prequel because names can be "borrowed" by other authors. Obviously people will know after I've published it. 

Meanwhile, here's the first chapter of the second prequel. Note that the first prequel - Don't go in the Basement - has been published, and you can find it here:

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jelly donuts

Posted by johnwaisman on November 11, 2015 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

You ever notice how they change what’s good and bad for you about every decade or so? I’ll give you an example; for years they said eggs were bad for you because eggs had too much cholesterol. Then they changed their minds and said eggs were good for you, or at least not that bad for you. And now WebMd® actually recommends eating eggs to prevent heart disease.



I’ll give you another one; for about fifty years they said that eating too muc...

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Willamalane Park Swim Center

Posted by johnwaisman on June 25, 2015 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

I’ve recently posted on Facebook that I’d gone swimming at Willamalane Park Swim Center (WPSC), and that it was:

The best pool in America

The best pool in North America

The best pool in all of the Americas


I was planning on following that up with:

The best pool in the world

The best pool in the solar system

The best pool in this galaxy

The best pool in this cluster of galaxies

The best pool in this supercluster of ...

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Posted by johnwaisman on June 4, 2015 at 11:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Don't is one of the words in the title of the latest William T. Logan novel, which I finished writing about a month ago. I won't tell you the whole title because titles can be stolen and this one is too personal to let out. When it's published I'll tell you everything. To the one person who knows the name of the title of that novel, please keep a lid on it. You know who you are. 

The wife and I are working on the rewrite and edit. We're doing a few pages a day so as not...

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Starlight and Moondust

Posted by johnwaisman on August 14, 2014 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (0)

I'm almost there: a total rewrite of Starlight and Moondust. Mickey Frome ( did the cover art for the updated version. It's going to be all fleshed out, and far more depth of character. 

The Biggest Falsehood

Posted by johnwaisman on April 29, 2013 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

The biggest falsehood is thinking anyone is superior to anyone else.

long time

Posted by johnwaisman on February 17, 2013 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

i haven't posted anything in a while; I've been very busy between work and, well, more work. But I'm still working on Best, my latest Logan novel. I'm going to have to reread the whole thing again since it's been weeks since I've worked on it. I know, you're supposed to write every day. Well, I kind of fell down on the job there since I was trying to stand up on my other jobs.

Meanwhile, I didn't win the contest in No surprise there; it was worldwide and pr...

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the universe

Posted by johnwaisman on January 30, 2013 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)

The universe is a glorious place. Light travels at 186,000 miles per second, and it takes light 200,000 years to cross our galaxy. Most galaxies are approximately the same size. There are clusters of galaxies. There are clusters of clusters of galaxies, known as super clusters. The distance between galaxies is much greater than the distance across galaxies. Each galaxy contains hundreds of billions of stars. There are hundreds of billions of galaxies. The distance across the known universe is...

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race,creed,religion,stuff like that

Posted by johnwaisman on January 21, 2013 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)

I've known people from all walks of life. All reglions. All beliefs. Atheists, agnostics, Christians, Jews, Muslims, Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses, Seventh Day Adventists,  you name it, I've known them. Some of them think they're the only ones who are right. I once asked a preacher to explain how everyone can think they're right, when logistics says that only one of them can. He proceeded to explain how only he was right.

Which was why I had my protagonist, Detective Lo...

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