Vengeance Is Mine

Finally, the wait is almost over!  I can announce to those who have patiently waited and those who did not that Vengeance Is Mine, the third book in the Sam and Laura series is in the final stages of processing! If all stays on track, the book will be...

Mom’s Rocks

A friend of mine asked me the other day, “Hey, how did you get involved raising money for breast cancer research?  I know you fight for Constitutional issues and you’re a sucker for dogs and other animals, but why breast cancer research?” At the time, I just smiled and...

What’s The Value?

What’s the value of a breast?  You know, how much is a breast worth? I’m not talking about the combo meal with two sides and a soft drink at your local fast food store; I’m talking about a woman’s breast.  How much is it worth? Truth be told, I...

It’s Not a Real Book

I have to smile at people sometimes.  They ask me, “You’ve published a book?” I reply, “Yes, four of them now.” “Who’s your publisher?” “Amazon, I self-publish.” “Oh, so they’re not real books.” Thirty years ago, a comment like that would have resulted in one of us getting hurt....

The Book is Done

In a few more hours it will be Valentine’s Day.  I had hoped to have an eBook ready on Amazon.com to start selling on that day. The eBook, “The Ghost in the Mini Skirt” is a murder mystery and love story but it is more than just another offering...

Sitting in my Doctor’s Office

I was sitting in my doctor’s office.  His nurse had stopped by and told me he was running late and I should be patient.  It had been ten days since the biopsy.  How patient did he expect me to be? I was sitting in my doctor’s office and sitting...

The Ghost In The Mini Skirt

In a little less than a month from now, on Valentine’s Day, no less, I will be releasing my fourth eBook, third novel, on Amazon.com. I am excited about this for several reasons, the first is, I think it is a fantastic murder mystery… It’s a love story. No,...

The Worst Thanksgiving Dish (SFWG)

Peas Yeah, that’s right, peas. As a kid I hated peas. I hated them steamed and I hated them boiled. I detested them in casseroles and refused to eat any soup containing the disgusting pea. Peas are an ugly green color and if closely examined most of them are...

For Christmas, I Got a Blog

About three weeks before Christmas my middle daughter Emily asked me what I wanted.  Without putting much thought into the question, I simply said, “How about a book that will help me become a better writer.” I was thinking she would get me a reference book on verbs, adverbs...