Recommended: The Evil Men Do by John McMahon

The detective novel is one of the most celebrated forms of mystery fiction — and one of the hardest to get right. So, when a great new series comes out, I tend to take notice and shout it from the rooftops. Consider […]

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Procrastination roundup: The joy of editing

Your Monday Procrastination Roundup … a short excerpt from my new novella; An interview with Wendy Heard; The Reading the West Book Award nominees are …

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Novella ‘Live with the Truth’ is free for newsletter subscribers

I am beyond thrilled to share the cover and teaser for my new novella, Live with the Truth! This story is my first with Fawkes Press and will kick off my new series of thrillers featuring true crime writer Bartholomew Beck (the […]

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Introducing your Monday procrastination roundup

Editor’s note: Starting today, I will endeavor every Monday to provide an update into my writing life, as well as links to interesting articles about publishing, journalism, and other items I’m interested in — all in the name of keeping you busy […]

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Thrilled to participate in Amarillo ArtsFest

One of the coolest parts of being an author is getting invited to participate in events or teach workshops. For example, last month I spoke for an hour at the January meeting of my local writing club, the Texas High Plains Writers. […]

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Recommended: No Bad Deed by Heather Chavez

When Heather Chavez’s debut novel was being compared to Harlan Coben and Lisa Gardner — and had an advance blurb from Lee Child — I knew I wanted to get my hands on it as soon as possible. My request was answered […]

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