Charles O’Donnell writes thrillers with high-tech themes in international and futuristic settings. He recently retired from a career of thirty-five years in engineering and manufacturing to write full-time, leveraging his decades of writing experience, mostly email, but, as Charles points out, “that counts.”

His latest books, Shredded and Shade, are the product of his fascination with the progress of technology to either augment reality or to replace it entirely, and his concern over the erosion of privacy in a world in which everything is shared online, and nobody reads the terms and conditions.

Charles lives with Helen, his wife, life partner and fellow paranoid in Westerville, Ohio.

Author Website: www.charlesodonnellauthor.com

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- 8 hours ago

Happy Fourth. What could be more American? https://t.co/fu2BwLiFEZ
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- 9 hours ago

@bbradleywrites I’m a fan of the double changeup. 1) Lead the reader down an obvious path 2) Let the reader think they’ve figured out the twist 3) Reveal the diversion 4) Slap ‘em upside the head with the surprise ending
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- 10 hours ago

@AshTudor888 When the edits become random tweaks, half of which are reversing previous edits.
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- 12 hours ago

@AshTudor888 When I cross 25,000 words, I know I’ll finish it.
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- 12 hours ago

@Michael_Z1012 I took a philosophy course in college where we were required to think.
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Quotes:

“I don’t write about what I know—what would be the point of that? But everything I know goes into what I write.”