MIKE COBB

Thought-provoking, character-driven literary fiction.

Descriptive and engaging nonfiction.

Articles and blogs of literary interest.

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MIKE COBB

Writing, for me, is bliss. But I am simply a conduit through which my characters tell the story. They are the story.

My body of work includes both fiction and nonfiction, short-form and long-form, as well as articles and blogs of literary interest.

While I am comfortable playing across a broad range of genres, much of my focus is on true crime, fictionalized true crime and historical fiction. Rigorous research is foundational to much of my writing. I get that honestly, having spent much of my professional career as a scientist.

Living on a lake in the north Georgia mountains, away from the rat race of the city, affords me the luxury of writing and inspires me in so many ways.

In this space I will share what I’m reading and working on, as well as other items of interest to readers and writers alike. I hope you enjoy it. I have kept some of my earlier professional articles and blogs here so you can read them as well.

MY BLOG

Mrs. Dalloway and Head-Hopping

Mrs. Dalloway and Head-Hopping

Michael Cunningham is an American novelist and screenwriter best known for his 1998 Pulitzer prize-winning novel The Hours. The December 23, 2020 issue of The New York Times ran a wonderful essay

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Dancing with my Characters

Dancing with my Characters

Mike Cobb My wife and I are huge fans of CBS Sunday Morning. It’s been our weekly morning ritual for years. I love the variety of stories, ranging from human interest to current events––a refreshing alternative to the barrage of political news invading from

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I Write in Service to my Characters

I Write in Service to my Characters

Mike Cobb “Never allow the integrity of your own way of seeing things and saying things to be swamped by the influence of a master, however great.” George P. Lathrop George Parsons Lathrop. Ever

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