Category Archives: Author

New Experiences – LCC

A week ago, the Left Coast Crime convention in Vancouver wound up for this year. After spending a few more days in the area, we travelled home, went back to work for a few days, and fought off the jet … Continue reading

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An Interview with Hannah Goodman

I had the pleasure of doing an interview with Hannah R. Goodman, fellow Black Rose Writing author, in her series 9 Questions Author Interviews. Check it out by following the link to her page.  Thank you, Hannah!

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Nashville and Back

Did you know Nashville was founded on Christmas Eve in 1779? Or that the AT&T Tower in downtown Nashville is nicknamed “The Batman Building”? Check out the photo further below and you’ll see why. Steve and I recently visited Nashville … Continue reading

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Review, review, where art thou?

“Writers live or die by their reviews” is an expression that’s often tossed around. It may be an exaggeration, but there are certainly a few kernels of truth in the saying. Today, with the abundance of books available online, both … Continue reading

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‘Twas the day after Xmas…

As we don our stretchiest, most comfortable and roomy clothing, some people are thinking of hitting the stores for the best bargains, while others are catching up on some sleep. At our house, everyone has left to hit the ski … Continue reading

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The Day After…

Wow, time has really flown. I see that my last blog was September 24th, when I was sending off my final draft to the publisher, and I was promising to keep everyone up to date on the progress of the … Continue reading

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Progress is being made

Things are moving quickly. It’s seems as if every day there’s a new task, or something to think about. From all I have heard, and from my own past experience, the publishing world can move like a slug. Not so, … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Not)

This week, I took a vacation from my real job so I could spend time on my writing job, and I wanted to share some of my experience. The Good: My most important assignment this week was performing a final … Continue reading

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A bit of news…

My title is the same subject line I had in my e-mail to family members and close friends last Monday evening. I wanted to let them know that I had received and accepted a publishing contract for my second novel, ‘Sins … Continue reading

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Sharing

I had an interesting experience this week. I met a man from Australia who has penned a non-fiction book and would like to have it published. When he heard I had written a novel he wanted to know how I … Continue reading

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