Let Me Introduce You To…Jeffrey Cohen…er…E.J. Copperman…um, Jeff Cohen!

Continuing my recent focus on great whodunnit mysteries, I'm excited about tonight's interview. If you've been keeping up with my blog post these last few weeks, you've seen a couple of my reviews for Jeffrey Cohen, author of the Comedy Tonight Mystery series. But Jeff is also known as E.J. Copperman, the author of the… Continue reading Let Me Introduce You To…Jeffrey Cohen…er…E.J. Copperman…um, Jeff Cohen!

Let Me Introduce You to a Legend…Lawrence Block!

I don't use the word 'Legend' lightly, but my guest today easily falls into that category and he's probably one of the interviews I've been the most excited to share with you guys. I'm talking, of course, about Mr. Lawrence Block...a staple in the mystery and crime fiction genre for more than fifty years. He's… Continue reading Let Me Introduce You to a Legend…Lawrence Block!

Let Me Introduce You to the Real Richard Castle…Tom Straw!

One of my favorite television series of the last decade or so was Castle, the Nathan Fillion vehicle about a bestselling author who starts going on ride-alongs with the 12th Precinct of the New York City Police Department. Along the way, Castle, along with Detectives Beckett, Esposito, and Ryan, solves some of the most elaborate… Continue reading Let Me Introduce You to the Real Richard Castle…Tom Straw!

So what’s up with mysteries, anyway? They’re all kinds of confusing.

If you saw my last blog post, you know my writing is going in a new direction...the mystery/crime thriller. Personally, I'm kind of partial to the classic whodunit, but for anyone who's read my book CLEAN EXIT, you know I have no qualms tackling a good caper thriller too. But as I've been researching the… Continue reading So what’s up with mysteries, anyway? They’re all kinds of confusing.

It’s Time to Pick a Genre and Stick With It. I Have a Feeling It’ll Be…MURDER!

If you've followed this blog or my writing career for any length of time, you might often find yourself scratching your head and going, "What on earth are you thinking?" You might, I suppose, actually wonder from time to time, if I'm thinking at all when it comes to the direction my writing takes in… Continue reading It’s Time to Pick a Genre and Stick With It. I Have a Feeling It’ll Be…MURDER!