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Doing “The Twist”

Nope, it’s not the 1960s dance I’m talking about. It’s the rollercoast twists and turns of a brilliantly conceived mystery play now showing at the Great Lakes Theater Festival – the Hanna Theater on E. 14th Street. It’s called “Deathtrap,”written… Continue reading

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The Man With the Golden Arm

Remember that book and/or movie? “The Man With the Golden Arm,” written by Nelson Algren back in the 1950s, was one of the early novels (A FANTASTIC read, by the way), and certainly THE first big-studio Hollywood movie (it starred… Continue reading

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The end of one year, the beginning of a new one

When we eventually forget about the too-expensive gifts, the too-much-eating-and-drinking holiday parties, the Christmas cards we’ve hung all over our home, the barely-spent moment thinking about the religious meaning of Christmas—we find ourselves looking backwards over the year just past,… Continue reading

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Holly’s Article

[ Update: All links have been updated, and are now working ] Holly, my S.O.(significant other) shares my vivid love for animals. She wrote this article about a tremendously worthwhile project—especially for those of you whose hearts are touched by… Continue reading

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Buckeye Book Fair

Happy November, everyone. November is always a fascinating month. We’re recuperating from eating too much Halloween candy. At the moment the wind howls outside my window to remind me that summer is gone for good, and autumn is well on… Continue reading

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Little Brown Jug

When I was a kid, all I knew about “Little Brown Jug” was the hit song done by Glenn Miller and his orchestra. Yep, back when there were “dance bands” all over the place, and Miller’s was one of the… Continue reading

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Big Saturday

A “Win, Place or Die” event: I always particularly enjoy doing book signings at the Barnes & Noble store in Westlake/Crocker Park—especially on a Saturday. There’s always a terrific READING crowd there, and as a writer constantly looking for characters… Continue reading

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Come Help me Honor Herbie, the Courageous Pitbull, this Sun 8/25

If you recall, last spring I held a contest to “Name the Dog” in my newest book, Win, Place, or Die. The winning name was “Herbie.” Friendship Animal Protective League suggested the name in honor of a very special real… Continue reading

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Chagrin Falls

I’ve used the charming city of Chagrin Falls OH several times as a setting for scenes from my books. (After all, ya gotta set a scene SOMEWHERE!) For those of you who have never been there, it’s a charming place—scenic,… Continue reading

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Read my Q&A- Omnimystery News

Check out Omnimystery News and my Q&A about Win, Place, or Die. They’re also giving away copies of the new hardcover, so be sure to enter. Omnimystery News is a great site for news about mystery books, games, television, and… Continue reading

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