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Where in the Blogsphere is Anthony S. Policastro?

My blog tour for both of my novels, Dark End of the Spectrum and Absence of Faith has started.Below is where I will be in the Blogsphere.Many thanks to all my fellow bloggers and authors who are supporting me in this tour.September 14, 2009…See More
Sep 16, 2009

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Anthony S. Policastro has been writing all his life.

The publication of his first novel is the pinnacle of his work having previously published articles in The New York Times, American Photographer and other national, regional, and local publications.

Policastro was the former editor-in-chief of Carolina Style magazine, a regional lifestyle publication similar to Southern Living magazine. He was a former journalist, photographer, and webmaster.

The author’s background is in technology, business intelligence, and communications. He is the former senior business analyst for Lulu.com, the largest do-it-yourself publisher in the world headquartered in Raleigh, NC.

A member of the Backspace writers group, he has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Creative Writing and a BA in American Studies both from Penn State University.

His short essay on “What does it mean to be an American family” won in the Borders books Gather.com contest to promote the movie and book, Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri.

He currently writes a blog with Michael Neff, creator and editor of the Webdelsol and Algonkian websites, about writers’ issues called The Writer’s Edge. Policastro and Neff have been referred to as the Ebert and Roeper of the literary scene with their point/counterpoint posts.
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The Associate by John Grisham
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Dark End of the Spectrum
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Bicycling, the Internet
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Where in the Blogsphere is Anthony S. Policastro?





My blog tour for both of my novels, Dark End of the Spectrum and Absence of Faith has… Continue

Posted on September 16, 2009 at 8:52pm

Think Outside of the Bookstore Box

By Anthony S. Policastro



I recently attended a friend of mine's book launch and signing at a local coffee house here in Raleigh, NC and I found it highly successful.



Martin Brossman, the… Continue

Posted on August 25, 2009 at 9:30pm

Never Judge a Book by its Genre

By Anthony S. Policastro



My newest book, Dark End of the Spectrum has received several reviews and they have caused me to nearly fall off my chair when I heard them.



When I finished writing the… Continue

Posted on July 31, 2009 at 11:06am — 2 Comments

Take a look at my interview about Absence of Faith by Carl Lee



Carl Lee - That would leave the playing field wide-open. How did you nail down a direction for the plot?



"The characters. I created sets of characters - a doctor and his wife and just the opposite, a young girl and her new boyfriend who are laid back, go with the flow types. The doctor has doubts about his confidence and what he really believes in; the young girl is strong-willed and searching for herself. Her boyfriend is pure… Continue

Posted on April 27, 2009 at 2:30pm

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At 2:34pm on July 28, 2009, steven nedelton said…
Hi Tony. If you like to read--my novel CROSSROADS is now available. It is an international action thriller (espionage/paranormal) based on several actual events. The novel is in the E-book format (Fictionwise, Ereader, etc) and it will be soon in Print too. It can be ordered through my website http://www.SNEDELTON.com. Several reviewers rated it as very good.
My next thriller, The Raven Affair, should be published in the Fall.
Thanks for your interest.
Steven
At 4:08pm on April 26, 2009, Barb C said…
Welcome aboard.
 
 
 

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