Tag: New book

Nate Is Right

A frustrated writer quipped, “You do everything you can to raise them right, and as soon as they hit the page they do any damn thing they please.” Boy, do I feel that way about Nate.  I remember when he was nothing more than a comma on a page. ...

The Tenth Nail

Detective Nate Burns leaned over the back of the crime scene technician, Winston Rawls, and examined the girl.  She was dead. “Do you have any idea what killed her,” he asked Rawls. Standing, and pushing Nate back, the tech shrugged, “Lighting her is bad, she’s in behind the trash...

Coffee, Kindle, and Nate

Nate here again.  Just got the word that several of you are taking me up on my offer to pick up a really good book for less than a buck.  You guys get it.  You save five dollars and that allows you to buy coffee at Kwen’s expense, since...

Beatrix Potter

In 1893, a woman wrote and story as a gift for her former governess’ son.  The book was “The Tale of Peter Rabbit,” and the writer was a woman named Beatrix Potter.  She also illustrated the book. Miss Potter grew up in a privileged home and was privately tutored. ...

Remembering Ernest Hemingway

If you have followed my blog for any length of time, you know I have an undying respect for the author Ernest Hemingway.  He is the inspiration for my writing.  Even after all these years, I remember sitting in fourth period English class reading “For Whom The Bell Tolls.”...

Introducing “The Tenth Nail”

Murder is not difficult to solve, most of the time.  Most people who are murdered are killed by friends, or in some cases, family.  If a wife is murdered, the first suspect is always the husband and vice versa.  Let’s face it, it takes a lot of hate to...

With Fans Like You

“Hey, Big Bro, what’cha up to?” “Workin’ hard, how about you?” “The same.  Got a few minutes thought I’d call and see how you’re doin’.” “Really good, but swimming in work.  Got a new book coming out in about four weeks.  Trying to get ready for that.” There was...