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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on March 2, 2015 |

Last week ended on a high note for me, an amazingly high note, and how it all happened is quite a story. It started Thursday morning when a good friend, Becky, called to ask if I would go to the Winnsboro Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet with her Thursday evening. She said “they” were making […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on February 9, 2015 |

As part of the celebration for Doubletake winning the 2015 Best Mystery Award from the Texas Association of Authors, I decided to do a Kindle Countdown deal, so the book will be only $1.99 for today and tomorrow, then it will go up to $2.99 for two days before going back to full price on […]

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Saturday Surprise

Posted by mcm0704 on November 29, 2014 |

I just received the following announcement from my friend, Slim Randles, and just had to share it. Since we have all enjoyed his humor and his wisdom, I thought we could raise a glass in salute. “Home Country” columnist Slim Randles won three regional book awards for the two books he wrote in 2014. “Max […]

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Bragging on a Friend

Posted by mcm0704 on November 17, 2012 |

This is the note I received from my friend, Slim Randles today and I just had to share.   “Home Country,” a collection of the best newspaper columns from the first five years, was awarded the New Mexico/Arizona Book Award November 16.   The column is written by Slim Randles, of Albuquerque, and the book […]

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Celebrating my Friends

Posted by mcm0704 on October 12, 2012 |

I love it when my friends have good news to share, and earlier this week I received this press release from Slim Randles: Albuquerque-based writer and former mule packer Slim Randles will receive The Rounders Award at a reception October 16 at Governor Susana Martinez’s residence in Santa Fe. Named for the classic novel by […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on May 4, 2012 |

Have you heard about the New Jersey mother who was arrested for allegedly bringing her 5-year-old daughter into a tanning booth, where the little girl was reportedly burned? It is still not clear whether the girl was actually put in the tanning booth or she did just get sunburned playing outside. What is truly bothersome […]

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Awards

Posted by mcm0704 on September 28, 2011 |

It was quite a privilege to be given the Trails Country Treasure Award last Sunday, and a friend and fellow-journalist, Joe Dan Boyd, was kind enough to write up this little story for local newspapers and his own blog Tinney Chapel Today    I am pictured here with Joe Dan as he presented the award. Maryann […]

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E-Books Have Come a Long Way

Posted by mcm0704 on December 18, 2010 |

It has been exciting to see the surge in e-book sales with the advent of the Kindle and the Nook and the iPad, as well as other reading devices. A lot of authors, including myself, are taking advantage of the interest in e-books by publishing new book straight to electronic formats, as well as putting […]

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