Category Archives: Murder By George

Building Inspiration

Did you all have a good Halloween? Anyone pay a visit to a “haunted” house? This particular holiday attraction has never been a part of my Halloween experience. I’ve visited just one spooked-out house, when I was in college and … Continue reading

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National Library Week!

It’s National Library Week and I’ve inadvertently been preparing for it with visits to hundreds of library websites. Allow me to explain. Librarians often learn of upcoming book releases through reviews in Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, or Kirkus Reviews. If a … Continue reading

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Next!

Good Sunday, everyone! Thank you for visiting each of the terrific cozy blogs that hosted me on my blog tour and helped announce Cast for Murder‘s release. And thank you to everyone who commented on those posts. I appreciate your support … Continue reading

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Check Your Facts, Ma’am

A mystery writer must be sure of all the facts of her story. Not only must she be attentive to the elements of the plot—timeline of the murder, alibis, physical traits of the characters—but every piece of information included in … Continue reading

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A Few More Reader Questions

Since my last post, the Chicago Cubs have won the World Series and the U.S. presidential race ended in astounding fashion. Holy cow! is all I have to say about both historical events. Today I want to share a few more … Continue reading

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A Very Cozy Halloween

One of the aspects I love about cozy series is the opportunity they give readers to go through the seasons with the characters. Take a tour of your library’s mystery section and you will find books filled with murder and … Continue reading

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How Veronica and Barton Came Into Being

As I mentioned in my last post, during my library visits I was asked how I came to choose a soap opera actress as the protagonist of my cozy series and why I placed her hometown in the Adirondacks. I grew up … Continue reading

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A Wednesday Reading Plus How It All Began

My very mini library tour ends on Wednesday with a stop at the Sloatsburg (NY) Public Library. I’ll be reading a passage from Murder, by George and will answer questions from the audience. I paid a call to Sloatsburg last year for All … Continue reading

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Sunday Thanks

Happy Father’s Day! I hope all you dads have a wonderful day with your families. Enjoy the barbecues, backyard baseball games, laughs, and time with your loved ones. Let’s also take a moment today to remember the fathers who’ve passed away in … Continue reading

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Sunday Interview with Kathy

Happy Sunday! Today I’m over at Cozy Up With Kathy for a fun interview with Kathy K. There’s also a giveaway of an advance copy of Murder, by George. Please, take a few minutes today and drop by Kathy’s blog, read the interview, and … Continue reading

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