I am very pleased to welcome Joanne Kennedy back to the blog as she announces the release of her newest book, Cowboy Crazy. Joanne celebrates Wyoming’s unique blend of past and present in contemporary Western novels with traditional ranch settings. Her books include Cowboy Crazy, Tall, Dark and Cowboy, Cowboy Fever, and the RITA nominated …Read More
Archives for June 2012
Today I am very pleased to introduce Gail Lukasik, a mystery author I met online through the Five Star author group. Raised in the working class city of Parma, Ohio, Gail spun stories to entertain her friends and family but at the time did not seriously consider pursuing a career as a writer. Although she …Read More
I have four new books to tell you about from members of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. The stunning cover art and short synopses are over at Chiseled in Rock blog. And I hope you’ll join me here tomorrow for guest blogger and mystery writer Gail Lukasik.
You all know how much I love to talk about first sentences. I’m at it again, mostly because I’ve made the first pass through my WIP to change the point of view in about eight chapters, and now I’m doing the fine tuning on the first chapter. This is the deep, deep revision where I …Read More
I don’t talk about food too often on this site…well, except for chocolate…but I ran across this restaurant menu item from The Drunken Monkey in Fort Collins, Colorado and couldn’t resist continuing the name theme started by Alan Orloff at A Million Blogging Monkeys: Ptomaine’s House of Beef. Monkey Balls (this restaurant version, anyway) are …Read More