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The Second Amendment vs Mass Shootings

Before I started writing novels and screenplays, I was a journalist, working for a few regional and national publications. At the regional level, I wrote two newspaper columns, one humorous and one general. At that second gig, I could write anything I wanted, oh bless that editor’s heart who let me do that! Often those …

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Book Blitz: The Takeaway Men by Meryl Ain

THE TAKEAWAY MEN By Meryl Ain Publisher: SparkPressPub Date: August 4th, 2020Pages: 265 pagesCategories: Historical / Jewish Literature / Sibling Fiction / Holocaust With the cloud of the Holocaust still looming over them, twin sisters Bronka and Johanna Lubinski and their parents arrive in the US from a Displaced Persons Camp. In the years after …

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Hump-Day Humor From Slim Randles

Before I turn the blog over to Slim Randles, who’s here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest, I want to give a shout out to one of my sister’s who’s celebrating a birthday today. She’s two years older than me, so she’s officially older than dirt. Parse that one out a bit. LOL   I love that picture …

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Lone Star Book Blitz – Aggravated by Michael Sirois

AGGRAVATED By Michael Sirois Publisher: Truth Boots Publishing, LLC Pages: 389 Pages Pub Date: December 11th, 2020 Categories: True Crime / Criminal Procedural Law Scroll for Giveaway! Steve’s accuser originally gave vague dates for the crime but soon abandoned those dates and even replaced the details of her claims with new ones. There was no …

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The Ides Of March

 First up, I want to tell you about another Booksweeps contest I’m sponsoring with some other mystery writers: the Crime Fiction & Thrillers BookBub Follower Giveaway Contest. It started yesterday, March 15 and runs through March 24, which happens to be my sister’s birthday. Just a nice coincidence. Like the contest that ran a couple …

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Hump Day Humor

 First up a word of caution for my friends and relatives in Texas. Just because our governor ended the mandatory mask requirement in public – despite the advice of medical experts – this is not the time to relax our safety precautions, especially for the next couple of months. Texas is still the lowest on …

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