Just wanted to share “Five Reasons” on why Chicago is a great place for writers. I’d add a 6th reason: we have a great pro bono organization called Lawyers for the Creative Arts, which
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One for the Ark is a Round One Finalist in the 2017 Illinois Soon To Be Famous Author Project sponsored by the Illinois Library Association. Got my fingers crossed for the March 6 announcement of the 3 Finalists. My second novel,
Thank you, Cubbies, for this lesson in authorship and how to create something great: STAY IN THE MOMENT. Now might be a good time, too, to read a baseball-themed mystery. How about something by G.W. Kennedy?
We had the chance this week to celebrate with Erin Goseer Mitchell the publication of her second book, From Colored to Black, A Bittersweet Journey (Ampersand, 2016). At a reading we hosted for her, one guest called it a chance
I’m so grateful to so many who have written me to tell me how much you enjoyed ONE FOR THE ARK. So I am reluctant to ask for a smidge more of your time, but it would really help me
I recently attended the Oswego Literary Festival at the beautiful Oswego Library District Oswego Campus. Forty-six authors were there to hawk their works, but I doubt that we sold 46 books among us. This could be depressing. OK, it is
I doubt that any of my books will ever be banned–what a boost to sales that would be!–but over the course of our history, some classics, such as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Catcher in the
This is “According to Hoyle” day, the anniversary of the death of Edmond Hoyle in 1769. He is believed to have studied law, and gave instructions in London in the playing of the game of whist. He published a “Short
I’ve seen the first copies of ONE FOR THE ARK (official launch September 19) and I have to say it’s a thrill. (It’s live today on amazon.com, so you can be among the first to preview a copy.) I always