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Text of Interview with me in 4/21/13 Daily Gazette newspaper

Peter G. Pollak always realized he had an affinity for writing fiction. What he didn’t have was the time. A 1961 Gloversville High grad who grew up both in the Glove Cities area and Northville, Pollak has produced three novels since his retirement in 2007. His latest book is “Last Stop on Desolation Ridge,” published […]

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What this story needs is a good villain!

Ever come across a book whose villain doesn’t quite cut the mustard? I was given to read recently a novel in which the protagonist––a 15-year old female––chooses to become a warrior. Her parents and others were concerned for her, but they needn’t have worried. The author made this character invincible. She defeats all comers, despite […]

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