Tag: The Tenth Nail

The Thursday Meeting

Come on, come join me with Gayla at our weekly meeting. Gayla, I’d like you meet a friend of mine, who’s kind of going to look over our shoulder. Gayla is a petite woman with deep eyes blue eyes.  Her hair is dark brunette and the smile you see is...

Should Clare Wear Glasses?

“Writers aren’t exactly people…they’re a whole bunch of people trying to be one person.”                                                                      ...

Sacrifice and Sushi

Writing is simple, Hemingway said, “sit at your typewriter (computer) and bleed.” I am willing to sacrifice for my craft and in all honesty feel I have. The rewards far outweigh any forfeit, I’ve suffered, but I remain ready to pay the price. That belief came under direct attack...

“The Tenth Nail” has a Voice

The Tenth Nail has a voice and that voice belongs to Paul J. McSorley. The Tenth Nail is the story of a murder.  More than that, it is the story of a homicide detective trying to hold it together as he battles the guilt inside him for past sins...

Heard A Good Book Lately?

Like many, I set goals for the coming year.  Last year, 2016, (had to write that one more time) I set the goal to convert all my novels into audiobooks.  I came up a little short, only six of the eight were finished by the time the ball dropped. ...

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...

Have a Cup of Coffee on Nate

My name is Nate, Nate Burns and I’m a detective for the Albuquerque Police Department. My story is “The Tenth Nail,” a new book by Kwen Griffeth and currently in a preorder status on Amazon. Let me take a minute and strongly suggest you buy the eBook while is...

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. ...