Sleepless in SF

This is not a first but is creeping into a more frequent event. Once in a while, some idea or notion gets into your head and sleep is pushed aside by excitement, enthusiasm or just plain worry. I have this brand new place to write…a website that includes a place to write about writing. That […]

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Kindness Matters

My mother seemed always to have an answer for every state of the human condition. A turn of phrase, an adage, an idiom, a quotation that addressed a predicament in which I or my siblings found ourselves. One of these is well-known and the photo here begins as my mother would have, but goes on […]

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Illustrious Company for WALL

My publisher, Montlake/Amazon, is offering my debut novel, WAIT A LONELY LIFETIME, in its January/February Sale. My novel is in wonderful company, as you can see, 25 Kindle books for $0.99 each deal. The sale is on until February 8, 2014. You can choose up to 25 books for $0.99 each. Stock up, and please pick […]

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Stone Wallace’s Black Ransom

I’m delighted to have the opportunity to feature the cover image for Stone Wallace’s upcoming release of Black Ransom, a Western in keeping with the Noir tradition of greats like 40 Guns (a Barbara Stanwick film I had the privilege of seeing at the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco last month). Black Ransom will be […]

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