Category Archives: predictability

Have We a Hitler in Our Future?

Five years of research have given me unique insights into the mind and personality of Adolf Hitler. My first book, In the Mouth of the Lion, an espionage thriller, addressed ten factual questions:

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“The Garden of Forking Paths”

When constructing a plot, at any given juncture with multiple potential outcomes, it’s wisest not to select the first outcome that pops into your head. The best procedure consists of identifying as many of the outcomes as practical and then … Continue reading

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Making progress

Plunging ahead into Act II: I spent a half hour under a tree yesterday, mulling over what happens next. I’ve learned not to seize on the first idea, but to explore as many possibilities as I can. My greatest fear, … Continue reading

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