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JoAnn Fastoff has created a series of writing steps to elevate a writer trying to become published to a better writing standard. “How to Write Stuff Better” will take the writer from the planning stages of writing a book to the “muddled middle” pages (the most challenging section) to writing an ending that makes sense.
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How To Write Stuff Better: 10 Better Ways to Get You There (PDF-File)






Soulful chicago Book Fair JOANN FASTOFF:

UW–Stout celebrates Black History Month with guest author JoAnn Fastoff:

AuthorHouse Presents More Q & A with JoAnn Fastoff:



The Lie by JoAnn Fastoff:

The Smoke Ring by JoAnn Fastoff:




JoAnn Fastoff Appears on The Reading Circle with Marc Medley:

Interview with JoAnn Fastoff (10-5-2013):

Joann Fastoff’s Interview with Stu Taylor on Business Talk Radio:



Let’s Talk with Standing People- JoAnn Fastoff and Dr. Darell Dones:



Book Reviews “The Avaricious”:

The Avaricious’ spins an intoxicating web of a gripping tale about avarice, danger, and mystery. Join Howard Watson as he navigates the dangerous waters of greed, corruption, and the pursuit of truth. In the world created by Fastoff, no turn is as it seems, no path is without its thorns, and no journey is too perilous.

Don’t miss out on the chance to discover the intrigue that lies within the pages of ‘The Avaricious, A Howard Watson Intrigue.’ Give yourself the gift of a captivating, suspenseful universe. Prepare to be on the edge of your seat as you flip through the pages, eager, desperate, and excited for what’s to come.

The Avaricious, A Howard Watson Intrigue.’ is an unforgettable journey that will keep you hooked until the very end. Get your copy today. Adventure awaits!

The Avaricious is a highly thought-provoking and spellbinding tale of mastery, which fuses true greed with criminal intrigue while leaving the reader captivated from beginning to end.”
D. Darell Dones, PhD., former FBI Supervisory Special Agent (1988-2014) ; CEO of Dones Global Solutions, LLC.

“In yet another thrilling whodunit, JoAnn Fastoff keeps the reader turning the pages (of The Avaricious) to find the next clues. This is another Howard Watson intrigue you don’t want to miss.”
R. Lee Walters, former FBI Special Agent (1989-2012)

“Readers can read (The Avaricious) without having read the other Howard Watson books first as it stands well on its own, however, I can guarantee that they will want to go back and read the others! The Avaricious intrigue is fast-paced and had me reading it in a single sitting. Highly recommended reading!”
Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (07/2022)

“(The Avaricious) is a neatly tied up FBI sting. Through the action, Fastoff exposes ongoing criminal and social issues that are often hidden under the rug. New intrigue and characters that will excite those who have read previous books in this series.”
Keridak Silk, Author, winner, first place short story, Lakefly Writers 2022

Book Review “Two Years of Heaven”:

Book Reviews “The Scheduler”:

Book Review “The Standing People”:

Book Review “The Pact”:

Book Review “The Lie”:

Book Review “You Play Like A Girl”: