Judith Kirscht, Puget Sound Author

Judith Kirscht, Author
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NEWEST! PUBLISHED MAY 3, 2020…

“Kirscht keeps readers on the edge of their seats as she delicately deepens the mystery of Brian Wolfson’s disappearance. End of the Race is contemporary fiction at its finest. Highly recommended.” 

Chanticleer Reviews.

After a long pause, created in large part by the all absorbing national dramas, I’m proud to present End of the Race. Have you ever wondered what happened to people who go missing? Why they went missing? How their loved ones cope in a permanent state of waiting? These are the mysteries that shape this story.
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About Me

I have tried to capture, in my novels, what it is like to live through the upheavals of social change in the America of the last sixty years. I abhor the rigid dogmas of both left and right which have polarized our country and sent truth into hiding; these are stories of the human heart in conflict. For me, that is what it means to be an American.

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FROM MY BLOG

Words Change Us

I’ve talked before about how shifts in the language have changed the political climate. How, when “opponent” became “enemy,” “debate” became “battle,” and “compromise” was called “selling out” politics went to war. Our minds followed the words, and the climate soured;...

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Respect

Respect

  In my last blog, I talked about the power of respect, the effect that being respected as a woman had in my own life as well as the cruelty of mockery and belittlement. In writing it, I realized how central respect is to our democracy. In How Democracies Die,...

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A Better Way to Talk Race

As I continued my browsing through old blogs, I also found this 2014 blog. It’s also worth reprinting (with some revision) if our goal  is understanding;   it gives a far better way to talk about race: Race in America—in Fiction   Earlier in this series of...

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Writing in a PC-Locked World

Writing in a PC-Locked World

      Politically Correct judgments freeze the pen. Whether writing an e-mail, a job resume or a novel, your internal censors pause the pen, aware of the self-appointed judges on either side of the political divide waiting to spot heresy. For a fiction...

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