Come on over and learn all about my writing life (or lack thereof) in spite of aches and pains. I have even suggestions for helping folks feel better. I’m at Colleen Story’s Writing and Wellness Blog.
Growing up the older sister of twin brothers was not always easy—at times it was downright infuriating. I guess I even told my mom after the boys were born and home for about a week, to take them back now. My parents say I was an easy child. I smiled a lot, slept through the …Read More
The Old Movie I saw that Our Vines Have Tender Grapes was scheduled on TCM last week and had a rush of pleasant feelings about the movie, even though I couldn’t remember much of the story or the stars. I decided it must be one I’d watched on late night TV when I was a …Read More
So much has been written about the OK Corral I almost passed this book up. Now I consider Epitaph: A Novel of the OK Corral the best historical novel on the American West I’ve ever read. Historical fiction often suffers when authors dwell too much on historical fact at the expense of a good story, …Read More
Even more than being a political event junkie, I’m an Olympics addict. I’m doing my best this year to avoid staying glued to the television for as many hours as I have in past years. So far, I watched some of the opening ceremony, a little swimming and a lot of gymnastics. I checked in …Read More
Here’s the complete schedule: August 3: Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers August 4: Pat Stoltey August 5: Jungle Red August 8: Inkspot August 9: The Author Biz August 10: Hey, There’s a Dead Guy in the Living Room August 11: Women’s Fiction Writers blog August 12: Wicked Cozy Authors August 13: Writer Unboxed August 16: SleuthSayers …Read More
Hi, Pat. Thanks for opening up your virtual home and inviting us in for a glass of wine. You did say there would be wine, right? The Lourey/Baker Double Booked Tour is chugging along and today, we’re going to sit back with our generous pours of Pat’s finest and talk writing, books, and life. I’ll …Read More
If you like crime nonfiction, you’ll be fascinated by April Moore’s book Folsom’s 93: The Lives and Crimes of Folsom’s Executed Men. Ninety-three convicted murderers were condemned to death by hanging in California before the law was changed. With a wealth of information at her fingertips from documents found in her aunt’s attic, Moore added …Read More
I’m giving away five signed hardcover copies of Dead Wrong, a finalist in the thriller category for the 2015 Colorado Book Awards. This one is for U.S. residents and ends today (Saturday, July 30th). Sign in to Goodreads and click here.
I had a hole in my guest calendar this week and I never got around to filling it. Time has thrown me a couple of curve balls, so I didn’t even realize my guest Thursday had come and gone with no replacement post. Now here it is, Friday already. I have a good lineup in …Read More