So impressed…

I had the very good fortune to meet Judy Penz Sheluk some years ago at the fabled  (and sadly, deceased) Bloody Words Mystery Writers Conference. We've kept in touch since and I always like to hear from her, but lately she has zoomed on, winning all sorts of awards for her second novel, and I…

Wandrin’ Star

By now probably all of you have seen the ad by Amazon, with the tousle-haired man and his dog with the broken leg. It's sweet but the song attached to it seems an odd choice (well, except that the dog wants to wander and can't, poor wee thing). It's catchy, though and sticks in the…

Speaking of e-publishing…

Way back when I started in this biz, all the magazines kept saying to read read read in their area before you decided to write anything. So I read read read mysteries and thrillers and literary novels and short stories. I still do that now, sometimes, it may be said, to the detriment of my…