The Harlem HellFighters

Max Brooks

Two previous posts refer to the bestselling author’s work The Harlem Hellfighters, but Max Brooks recent 15-minute segment on Tavis Smiley is worth noting for several reasons: 1. Fascinating glimpse of how Brooks’ personality dictates his approach to his craft. 2. The account of the World I heroes and Brooks’ attempts to market his script, […]

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Harlem Hell Fighters

Takeaway Lesson Fascinating account of an overlooked historical war story, but for aspiring entrepreneurs or would-be writers,  how author Max Brooks, finally achieved success with his 16-year effort to get the project illustrates an important lesson about revamping an idea. Apart from the riveting military details, it is worth noting Brooks’ challenges despite Hollywood connections […]

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