Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

I could easily give you the statistics about pancreatic cancer. Face value, they’re pretty grim. For all stages of pancreatic cancer, the five-year survival rate falls between 5 and 6%. There is still no early testing… and no cure, unless you’re among the less than 20% eligible for surgery to have it removed only in …

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Hello all! I’m very excited to announce the launch of my new website, PURPLE HOPE. I lost my father to pancreatic cancer in 2007, and since then I’ve done my best to create positivity and awareness in the fight against pancreatic cancer. PURPLE HOPE is a place where you can share your personal stories and …

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I’ve been asked by many people to separate the fact from fiction in my novella Dusk and Summer. While I cannot reveal all my tricks to its telling, I will say that, as a tribute to my father, I took many elements of his life and seamlessly incorporated them into the story. I will offer …

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Pack you bags, we’re going to Canada!  What am I talking aboot?  I’ll tell you what I’m talking aboot –  for the ninth stop of my Dusk and Summer blog tour, we’re in beautiful Canada, home of Julianne Snow, host of ‘The Flipside with Julianne‘ blog, sinister plotter of the webseries ‘Days with the Undead’, …

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With Scotland in our rearview, we now head back to the States; namely the headquarters of Sirens Call Publications.  The amazing gals at Sirens Call Publications – Nina, Julie and Gloria – turned Dusk and Summer into a reality for me.  They immediately recognized that Dusk and Summer was born of love, written with love …

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Now, we’ve pretty much been around the globe on our Dusk and Summer blog tour, and I hope you’ve come to understand just how unique and special Dusk and Summer is.  I personally guarantee you haven’t read anything like this, and if you think you know what’s coming in my story…think again. Fellow horror author …

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Hi everyone!  For our eighth stop on the Dusk and Summer blog tour, we’re back on the east coast of the US and the lair of the Dark Angel, Nina D’Arcangela.  Actually, Nina‘s blog ‘The Road to Nowhere‘ is subdued in nature compared to her usual rebel-rousin’, Hell hath no fury like a Dark Angel …

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The humidity is rising here in New Jersey, so what to do?  I’ll tell you: we’re heading to Alaska!  Yes, Alaska!  Cool off (but pack your parka), and join along for the seventh stop of our Dusk and Summer blog tour.  We’re making a stop at the home of book reviewer Kriss Morton, aka the …

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Can you believe we’re on our 5th stop of our Dusk and Summer blog tour already?  Take a look out the window – do you know where we are?  Scotland!  That’s right Scotland, home of not only the Loch Ness Monster but Karen Soutar as well!  Karen is a driving instructor by day, torturer of …

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We’re really rolling now on the Dusk and Summer blog tour!  Buckle your seat belts, because I’m roaring into the station of one Megan Stewart and her blog ‘Life’s Unfiltered Ramblings.’  Now, Megan might be an Associate Editor for Automotive.com (I’ve a beautiful 1968 Ford Fairlane 500 just waiting to be written about, Megan! lol), …

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