As the launch of Shig Sato Book 4 Cat's Meow on Nov. 24 approaches, here is Day 1 of Seven Days of Shig. A Shig Sato Glossary Here are some of the Japanese words I use and their meanings Baka! / Bakayaro! - idiot! Boryokudan - term used by police for yakuza bosozoku - groups … Continue reading Seven Days of Shig – A Shig Sato Glossary
KGB. GRU. CIA. The Cold War. It's the stuff of thrilling writing. But do you know the story behind the story? In Traitors & Lies, Tokyo's reluctant P.I., Shig Sato, finds himself entangled in high-stakes international espionage in early 1990s Tokyo. It doesn't take long for Shig to realize he's been lied to, and might … Continue reading Japan & Espionage: Shig Sato wasn’t the first to fall into a trap
Here are some unknown authors you should know about, including me, from a post that originally appeared in Medium, by Rutankhamen. • There are a lot of authors out there, and it’s understandably hard to pick which one to engage with, so I’ve decided to help you out. This list features authors across many genres, … Continue reading 20 Unknown Authors You Should Know About
Glancing at the paper, Sato jumped up out of his chair and pounded his fist on the table. Abe, who had been climbing the steps behind the young officer, rushed into the room, startled to see the frightened young officer and the animated Sato.
CROOKED INTERVIEW with Joseph Mark Brewer BY ANITA KOVACEVIC ON 21/04/2017 This is an author who will draw you into his exotic world of the Shig Sato mysteries with ease and elegance. It gives me great joy to have Joseph Mark Brewer over as my guest today, chatting about his short story Nothing But The Truth in Crooked Tales, … Continue reading Stories, writing, and Nothing But The Truth
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If you’re an INFP writer, chances are, the answer is yes. INFPs have a natural aptitude for writing. In exploring this solitary pursuit, you can communicate your deeply held values and experiment with elegant, inventive uses of language. But you may find that formal approaches taught in writing classes don’t seem to work for you. Composing an opening paragraph may prove impossible until you’ve fleshed out the major ideas. Developing an outline may turn a pleasurable activity into an intolerable one—and your zest for the topic may wither away. INFPs write best when their imagination is unfettered.
The INFP personality type is one of 16 identified by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, a popular psychometric instrument used to determine how people prefer…
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Today, I’m reviewing ‘The Gangster’s Son’ by Joseph Mark Brewer Blurb (from Goodreads): Facing retirement and weary from caring for his terminally ill wife, Tokyo police Inspector Shig Sato returns to Azabu Police Station and teams up with his old partner, Detective Ken Abe, for his last month with the department. On his first night … Continue reading Bookreview: ‘The Gangster’s Son’ – TuesdayBookBlog
A young woman is dead. Who tells her parents? What hell do they suffer when they must identify the body?
A deaperate housewife. A miserable husband. Then death intervenes. Was it suicide, or murder?