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My Research Methodology Won Me A Screenplay-Why reliable research facts make a difference

Here is the good news: My research methodology has offered me some great results. So, at the risk of gloating, I’m going to share my process to support my great luck.

1. My book, Taking Aim at the President, has been optioned for a movie on the big screen by two award-winning screenwriters, Andrew Logan and Taylor Allen. Their first major motion picture, Chappaquiddick, won praise from the … Read the rest

COINTELPRO: The checkered history and recovery of the FBI

It’s not news that our Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) comes under attack over what some decry as overbearing behavior. It’s a tough job and often attacked by those who would least benefit from doing the job the agents signed up for.

A lot depends on who is in charge. This was particularly true in the 1960’s and 70’s when J. Edgar Hoover headed the agency. Back then, Hoover created … Read the rest

How did I get here? –My Writer’s Journey from Reluctant Author to Movie Option

I have numerous requests asking me to write about my journey from a reluctant author to having a movie option for my book.

Here is how it goes:

I had no intention of writing a book. As I’ve said to many friends and strangers, I had no aspirations of being an author. Books take too long and are too difficult to write.

Well, we know that changed. It was a … Read the rest

5 Star Book Review of Taking Aim from Reader’s Favorite Book Review

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Well-researched and brilliantly written, Taking Aim At The President: The Remarkable Story Of The Woman Who Shot At Gerald Ford by Geri Spieler explores the life of one of the two women who attempted to assassinate the president. … Read the rest

Skip-More Than Sara Jane’s Brother-My Friend

Geri with llama

 

I lost a friend this week. Well, I call him a friend, although we had an unusual relationship.

In large part, he began as a source for my book, Taking Aim at the President: The Remarkable Story of the Woman Who Shot at Gerald Ford. The book is about his sister, Sara Jane Moore, the middle-age mother who shot at President Gerald Ford in 1975 in front of the … Read the rest