The winner of a copy of Blues at 11 by Rebecca Grace is Jemi Fraser Jemi blogs at Just Jemi and is a contributor to From the Write Angle. Congratulations, Jemi!
I guess afternoon is better than not at all. So here’s my excuse. Last night was a critique group meeting followed by some idle zombie television watching time. Then I went to bed before eleven, woke up at midnight with busy brain, and spent the next two hours fretting, mostly about not being able to …Read More
I spent the summer between 6th grade and Junior High in the library. I also spent it on buses taking me to and from the library. On those bus rides I suffered the stares of other passengers. Sometimes they moved away from me. I don’t blame them too much because I looked like I had …Read More
The Winner I’m pleased to announce that Alex J. Cavanaugh, author and blogger extraordinaire, has won a copy of Crude Carrier from Rex Burns. Happy reading, Alex! Next Week’s Guests Monday you’ll meet Colorado author Pam Wolf who will see her book on Jake the therapy cat released soon. You’ll especially enjoy Pam’s post if …Read More
I’m not going to stick to a blogging schedule, except for my guest bloggers, of course. Their calendar is over there in the right sidebar so you know who’s coming for a visit and when. Mystery/thriller writer Rex Burns is my guest on Thursday, and he’s giving away a copy of Crude Carrier, a Touchstone …Read More
This is a mixed up blog post because I’m going to throw out a few things I have on my mind, sort of telling it like it is (from my point of view, of course). First, novels and movies, especially made-for-television movies, about runaway brides. Stories about runaway brides make me gag–those women who change …Read More
Switching to fiction presented me with any number of problems, but the greatest was why I couldn’t seem to get published. As a magazine and newspaper reporter and columnist, I’d always been published. And with a by-line. So what was wrong now? I wrote a few completed books but never quite hit the mark. What …Read More
April Moore is the author of Folsom’s 93: The Lives and Crimes of Folsom Prison’s Executed Men. This is long radio interview, but April did a fantastic job talking about her experience writing and researching the book. If you have the time to listen, you’ll enjoy it. You can learn more about April, her writing, …Read More
I’ve been on a reading jag lately. It’s what I’m doing instead of writing because writing is hard work and requires thinking. Reading is not hard work, and requires only a joyful focus on the result of someone else’s efforts. A variety of books and authors are waiting their turn on my coffee table, in …Read More
The winner of a signed copy of Murder by Gravity: The Coffin Quilt by Barbara Graham is Allan J. Emerson Allan is also a mystery writer. His Honeymoon Falls mystery, Death of a Bride and Groom, is scheduled for release by Five Star in May 2015. Congratulations, Allan!