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A Gift From Me to You

Posted by mcm0704 on April 22, 2012 |

As writers it is important to stretch ourselves beyond what we normally write. This is something I learned in a great critique group in Omaha NE, where we would always start our meetings with a short class on some form of writing. This is where I was encouraged to write poetry, although that is not […]

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Read an E-Book Week

Posted by mcm0704 on March 5, 2012 |

Every spring lots of authors and readers celebrate read an e-book week, and I am participating with a free short story on my Website. Going Back is a short story I wrote a long time ago, and it was the basis for a script, A Question of Honor, which is the first screenplay I wrote. […]

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A Surprise Visit

Posted by mcm0704 on January 10, 2012 |

I know, I know, I said I was only posting on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, but sometimes I just can’t help myself. (smile) First, I want to thank my new followers, Melissa, Katie, Nay and Carol. So glad you find my blog worth some time now and then. I have enjoyed your blogs, too, and […]

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Read an E-Book Week

Posted by mcm0704 on March 6, 2011 |

E-books are celebrating a 40th anniversary. Wow, I  did not know they had been in existence that long, as I first heard about them about 25 years ago. Some pioneering e-publishers predicted that e-books would have a huge surge in popularity within 5 years, but it took another 20 years for the surge to really […]

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Excerpt From A New Mystery Novel – Open Season

Posted by mcm0704 on November 15, 2010 |

I hope you’ve been enjoying the excerpts of my new book I’ve been posting. This one introduces Sarah’s new partner, Angel.   ——- God, it feels good to be back. Sarah thrust her hands deep in the pockets of her jeans and surveyed the large room housing the Crimes Against Person’s division. It was an ugly, […]

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Excerpt From A New Mystery – Open Season

Posted by mcm0704 on November 8, 2010 |

Here is more from my upcoming release, Open Season. I hope you enjoy getting to know more about Sarah, one of the central characters…. Sarah stirred her drink with the plastic straw, the ice clinking against the glass. She tried to remember if it was her fourth or fifth Rob Roy. Not being sure was […]

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Excerpt From A New Mystery – Open Season

Posted by mcm0704 on November 1, 2010 |

This is the first killing that occurs in the book. Is it right to say, “Enjoy?” Seems a bit sicko to say that…. Mel unlocked the door to the maintenance room and flicked the switch on the wall for light. He still had fifteen minutes until his shift ended at midnight, but he didn’t figure […]

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Summer Reading Trail

Posted by mcm0704 on June 1, 2010 |

I’m participating in The Summer Reading Trail with a number of other authors to introduce readers to our work. Everyone is providing excerpts of their work, and I decided to feature my Young Adult novel, Friends Forever, which is available as an e-book from Kindle. Friendship is a tenuous thing when you’re thirteen and everything […]

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