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Forum: Classifieds 04-27-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,438
Posted By Norm dePlume
Just Published on KDP, "An Unexpected Doppelgänger"

I just published my first novel on KDP (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JYEEU3Q)
I want to thank the members of WritersBeat.com for their reviews and suggestions. This has been a great experience. I...
Forum: Fiction 11-15-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By Norm dePlume
Thanks kc1082. I've started working on my next...

Thanks kc1082. I've started working on my next one. I'll start posting again once I have a few more chapters.
Forum: Fiction 11-01-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By Norm dePlume
AN UNEXPECTED DOPPELGANGER - Chapter 16 of 16 and Epilogue (Comments Appreciated)

Chapter 16

She had met the man once or twice before, and Joan had introduced him as her brother.

“I guess that makes me your uncle young lady,” the tall man in uniform said, smiling as he...
Forum: Fiction 10-25-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 704
Posted By Norm dePlume
AN UNEXPECTED DOPPELGANGER - Chapter 15 of 16 (Comments Appreciated)

Joan Fitzgerald’s remains were released by the medical examiner two weeks after her suicide. They were still waiting for several autopsy test results, but everything clearly pointed to suicide. The...
Forum: Fiction 10-18-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 733
Posted By Norm dePlume
An UNEXPECTED DOPPELGANGER - Chapter 14 of 16 (Comments Appreciated)

CHAPTER 14

Almost everyone from G Squared was at The Jury Room, a high-end restaurant and bar just up the street from the firm. Emily and her colleagues were there to celebrate one of their own...
Forum: Fiction 10-14-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Norm dePlume
Thank you for the compliments Garviel! I...

Thank you for the compliments Garviel! I certainly appreciate your kind words. I'm equally happy to have made YOUR day! :)
Forum: Fiction 10-11-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Norm dePlume
AN UNEXPECTED DOPPELGANGER - Chapter 13 of 16 (Comments Appreciated)

CHAPTER 13

On most summer nights, Mac and his family would be on the deck, relaxing with a glass of wine, enjoying the refreshing sea breeze, sounds of the surf breaking along the shore, and the...
Forum: Fiction 10-07-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By Norm dePlume
Thank you for detailed comments. I appreciate the...

Thank you for detailed comments. I appreciate the feedback. To answer your question, Anne's mother left the family 25 years earlier, when Anne was around three years of age. It is explained in...
Forum: Fiction 10-06-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 901
Posted By Norm dePlume
Hi jjkimbros: I post each chapter...

Hi jjkimbros:

I post each chapter individually to the Fiction section. So if you go back through to the previous pages, you will find, chapters 11, 10, 9, ... etc. I began posting this story on...
Forum: Fiction 10-05-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 901
Posted By Norm dePlume
AN UNEXPECTED DOPPELGANGER - Chapter 12 of 16 (Comments Appreciated)

Chapter 12

As expected, it was a “short night” for everyone. Shortly after 7 a.m., Doctor Cartier came in for one last check of Aimee’s condition. Satisfied, he signed the patient release form and...
Forum: Fiction 10-02-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By Norm dePlume
AN UNEXPECTED DOPPELGANGER - Chapter 11 of 16 (Comments Appreciated)

CHAPTER 11

That night, sleep was impossible for everyone involved. In the hospital, Betsy lay awake staring at the ceiling, in her mind rehearsing what she would say to her husband and daughters....
Forum: Fiction 09-27-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 433
Posted By Norm dePlume
AN UNEXPECTED DOPPELGANGER - Chapter 10 of 16 (Comments Appreciated)

CHAPTER 10

So many things were now going through Anne’s mind. Her mother appears from the room of the young woman she found lying unconscious on the rocks outside her house. That woman, who looked...
Forum: Fiction 09-18-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By Norm dePlume
AN UNEXPECTED DOPPELGANGER - Chapter 9 of 16 (Comments Appreciated)

CHAPTER 9

Kevin followed the ambulance through the ‘ambulance only’ access into the hospital’s campus, but once inside took a quick left into the parking area. He noticed Annie’s blue 2003 Toyota...
Forum: Fiction 09-12-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 360
Posted By Norm dePlume
AN UNEXPECTED DOPPELGANGER - Chapter 8 of 16 (Comments Appreciated)

CHAPTER 8

Anne was alone at the beach house for the first time since her wedding. She found herself with an abundance of nervous energy, preventing her from concentrating on anything for more than...
Forum: Fiction 09-08-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By Norm dePlume
Garviel - Thanks for the comments, especially...

Garviel - Thanks for the comments, especially about the cordless phone.
Forum: Fiction 09-08-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By Norm dePlume
AN UNEXPECTED DOPPELGANGER - Chapter 7 of 16 (Comments Appreciated)

CHAPTER 7

Betsy anxiously sat in her apartment watching the evening news. Expecting the phone to ring at any moment, but hoping it would not, she continually shifted her gaze from the TV screen to...
Forum: Fiction 08-31-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 720
Posted By Norm dePlume
AN UNEXPECTED DOPPELGANGER - Chapter 6 of 16 (Comments Appreciated)

Chapter 6

The next morning, Wilson sat at his desk shuffling paper. He was not satisfied with just knowing the young woman’s first name. Searches of national missing person databases had not...
Forum: Fiction 08-26-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By Norm dePlume
You make good points. I will look into revising...

You make good points. I will look into revising the lines.
Forum: Fiction 08-26-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By Norm dePlume
An UNEXPECTED DOPPELGANGER - Chapter 5 of 16 (Comments Appreciated)

Chapter 5

Detective Sergeant Warren Wilson quickly hung up his desk phone and grabbed his suit jacket as he headed for the door. He had just received a call from the hospital, causing him to jump...
Forum: Fiction 08-23-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By Norm dePlume
An UNEXPECTED DOPPELGANGER - Chapter 4 of 16 (Comments Appreciated)

CHAPTER 4

Shoes. Disinfecting shoes. This is what had become of his life. Working in an old bowling alley, handing out “size eights” and “size nines.” Even with “pulling doubles,” by tending bar...
Forum: Fiction 08-21-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By Norm dePlume
KC1082: The military stuff is somewhat from real...

KC1082: The military stuff is somewhat from real life. The other stuff I've either researched or created composite situations of things I've read in other places. Does anything appear to be incorrect?
Forum: Fiction 08-20-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By Norm dePlume
An UNEXPECTED DOPPELGANGER - Chapter 3 of 16 (Comments Appreciated)

Chapter 3

“The Point” was the town’s tourist commercial center, catering to the thousands of summertime visitors who came to Harbor Point Beach for the day, the week, or the season. Ocean Drive...
Forum: Fiction 08-17-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Norm dePlume
Output is easy when you're unemployed! I'm...

Output is easy when you're unemployed! I'm starting a new job on Monday, in an Internal Communications department, so my writing may slow down a bit. Not to worry though - "Doppelganger" is already...
Forum: Fiction 08-17-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Norm dePlume
AN UNEXPECTED DOPPELGANGER - Chapter 2 of 16 (Comments Appreciated)

CHAPTER 2

Joan was extremely proud of her daughter. Sitting in the university’s Canfield Courtyard with fifteen hundred other friends and family members, she was anxiously awaiting for her...
Forum: Fiction 08-16-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By Norm dePlume
I'll definitely need to revise that section. This...

I'll definitely need to revise that section. This is why reviewers are great! When I read it, I know what I mean to say, but it doesn't make sense when others do. Thanks all!
~"Norm"
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