Chris Jay Becker
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  • Cedar Rapids, IA
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pamilar left a comment for Chris Jay Becker
"Hello, Am Pamilar, I really want to have a good friendship with you. i have something special i want to discuses with you. You can get back to me, directly to my e-mail. frpamilar@yahoo.co.uk"
Jan 13, 2013
Chris Jay Becker posted a blog post

Hope is a Mother

It's a Friday night. I'm home alone and snowed in in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. I'm a 53 year old California boy who has no business living here in the Great American Midwest, but I'm stuck here for economic reasons. Tonight I have half-a-case of ramen, 2/3rds of a Fifth of Old Crow with some Coca Cola for mixers, and a brain full of SEO strategies, PLR posts to write, Google Adwords Keywords to research, and potential guest-blogs to plan. Then it hits me... it's probably the cheap bourbon talking...…See More
Dec 22, 2012
I. J. Parker left a comment for Chris Jay Becker
"Oh, how nice!  Thanks.  Being a writer has many private rewards, but publicly it tends to be a very painful experience. I know others have the same problems I have or had, and it's easy to feel sympathy."
Mar 30, 2012
I. J. Parker and Chris Jay Becker are now friends
Mar 30, 2012
Cammy May Hunnicutt left a comment for Chris Jay Becker
"You bought my book?  Well bless your badass heart, Chris.  I can tell you are man with no insecurity about his masculinity."
Mar 27, 2012
Chris Jay Becker left a comment for Cammy May Hunnicutt
"You wrote to me "Good luck on your badass stuff," then I see the title and cover art for YOUR book, and, Dude! You're the badass here! I just bought a copy of "Considerations..." and will be reading it forthwith (a nice King…"
Mar 27, 2012
Chris Jay Becker posted a blog post

WHY I WRITE MYSTERY/CRIME FICTION E-BOOKS

I come by my addiction to crime fiction... um... honestly. As the son of two 1950's era ex-heroin addicts and ex-cons from Los Angeles, crime is in my blood. My dad did a bounce in Soledad for Forgery, and mom was in Norco for Possession of Narcotics. I also had a grandpa in San Quentin, an uncle in Chino, my sister was also in Norco, just like dear ole Ma. One of my childhood friends became a serial killer. That's California for ya!Because of our upbringing, my older brother is a lawyer. I'm a…See More
Mar 26, 2012
Cammy May Hunnicutt left a comment for Chris Jay Becker
"Thanks for extending a hand, Chris. That's some resume there.  For some reason Alaska gravedigger really jumps out.  I'm sure there are technical problems.  :-) Good luck with your badass stuff. Cammy"
Mar 26, 2012
Chris Jay Becker is now friends with Denny Youngblood and Sam Roseme
Mar 26, 2012
Dick C Waters left a comment for Chris Jay Becker
"Chris, I am also new to Crime Space. Welcome. Thanks for asking to be friends. Good luck in your writing. Please stay in touch. For your stand up comic routine--Why do plastic bags (sandwich bags) come already sealed? What is going to get out? Dick"
Jan 5, 2012
Chris Jay Becker updated their profile
Jan 5, 2012
Chris Jay Becker is now friends with Laurie Stevens and Jeannette Louise Kantzalis
Jan 5, 2012
Chris Jay Becker is now a member of CrimeSpace
Dec 5, 2011

Profile Information

Hometown:
Cedar Rapids
About Me:
I'm a native Angeleno. The son of two ex-junkies/ex-cons, the grandson of a vaudeville comic. Myself, I have been a stand-up comic, a journalist, a skip tracer, a security consultant, and a gravedigger (in Alaska.)
I Am A:
Writer
Website:
http://chrisjaybecker.blogspot.com
Books And Authors I Like:
James Ellroy, Dashiell Hammett, Elmore Leonard, Raymond Chandler, James M Cain, Michael Connelly, Raymond Embrack, Jim Thompson, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Tom Robbins, Earl Emerson.
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
The Big Lebowski, LA Confidential, The Black Dahlia, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Trainspotting, Mad Men, Deadwood.

Chris Jay Becker's Blog

Hope is a Mother

It's a Friday night. I'm home alone and snowed in in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. I'm a 53 year old California boy who has no business living here in the Great American Midwest, but I'm stuck here for economic reasons. Tonight I have half-a-case of ramen, 2/3rds of a Fifth of Old Crow with some Coca Cola for mixers, and a brain full of SEO strategies, PLR posts to write, Google Adwords Keywords to research, and potential guest-blogs to plan. Then it hits me... it's probably the cheap bourbon…

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Posted on December 22, 2012 at 2:30pm

WHY I WRITE MYSTERY/CRIME FICTION E-BOOKS

I come by my addiction to crime fiction... um... honestly. As the son of two 1950's era ex-heroin addicts and ex-cons from Los Angeles, crime is in my blood. My dad did a bounce in Soledad for Forgery, and mom was in Norco for Possession of Narcotics. I also had a grandpa in San Quentin, an uncle in Chino, my sister was also in Norco, just like dear ole Ma. One of my childhood friends became a serial killer. That's California for ya!



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Posted on March 26, 2012 at 2:30pm

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At 12:44am on January 13, 2013, pamilar said…

Hello, Am Pamilar, I really want to have a good friendship with you. i have something special i want to discuses with you. You can get back to me, directly to my e-mail. frpamilar@yahoo.co.uk

At 2:01am on March 30, 2012, I. J. Parker said…

Oh, how nice!  Thanks.  Being a writer has many private rewards, but publicly it tends to be a very painful experience. I know others have the same problems I have or had, and it's easy to feel sympathy.

At 5:08pm on March 27, 2012, Cammy May Hunnicutt said…

You bought my book?  Well bless your badass heart, Chris.  I can tell you are man with no insecurity about his masculinity.

At 2:04pm on March 26, 2012, Cammy May Hunnicutt said…

Thanks for extending a hand, Chris.

That's some resume there.  For some reason Alaska gravedigger really jumps out.  I'm sure there are technical problems.  :-)

Good luck with your badass stuff.

Cammy

At 2:21pm on January 5, 2012, Dick C Waters said…

Chris,

I am also new to Crime Space. Welcome. Thanks for asking to be friends.

Good luck in your writing. Please stay in touch. For your stand up comic routine--Why do plastic bags (sandwich bags) come already sealed? What is going to get out?

Dick

 
 
 

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