Why the Sam McRae Doesn’t Do Courtroom Scenes

Why the Sam McRae Doesn’t Do Courtroom Scenes

One of the things people should know about the Sam McRae mysteries is that they’re not courtroom thrillers. In fact, when writing these books, I try to avoid courtroom scenes entirely. Part of the reason for this is that I’ve never wanted to write courtroom dramas. My...
I Recommend You Read These Good Books

I Recommend You Read These Good Books

So many good books and so little time! But, as a writer, I’m a big advocate of reading a wide variety of books. Here are two that are currently and patiently waiting to be read on my GoodReads list. The Rise and Fall of a ‘Casino’ Mobster. Crime...
I’m Like Crazy Eddie (Without the Fraud)

I’m Like Crazy Eddie (Without the Fraud)

How many of you remember Crazy Eddie? For those of you who might enjoy a bit of 80s retro, here’s Crazy Eddie! Too bad for Crazy Eddie that he ended up convicted of fraud. Probably should have called Saul! 🙂 Well, starting this Sunday, March 5 and running through...
Should You Publish Through KDP Select?

Should You Publish Through KDP Select?

I have all sorts of mixed feelings about making my work available on KDP Select. On the one hand, so many readers shop at Amazon, a company that’s become so HUGE, it’s about way more than books now. So, why wouldn’t I want to go with KDP Select?...
Big Announcement About the Crime Cafe, Etc.

Big Announcement About the Crime Cafe, Etc.

Hi there! 🙂 Since you’re reading my blog by either some great fluke of luck or because Google is being kind or whatever, I have a big announcement to make about the Season One, Crime Cafe Story Package. I’ve made a vlog about this, so I won’t bother...

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