Over the course of the past 51-plus years, I've done a lot of writing. Much of it has come in the course of my 30 years in journalism. I've also authored a book, transcribed whatever I could recall from my dreams for a period of about 3 years or so, and written poetry and song lyrics... Continue Reading →
Can cozies, bottle openers and stress balls … oh, my!
I picked up a few marketing items the other day. Ordered myself a couple of stress balls that are really more of rounded-off stress cubes featuring the cover of my book, "Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy Schumacher," on one face. Also got some bottle openers emblazoned with my website, http://www.PaulHoffmanAuthor.com. And finally, some... Continue Reading →
Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? – Breaking down barriers that prevent us from understanding each other
There has pretty much always been fear on this planet, the offshoots of which are greed, anger, hatred and It occurs to me that many people on this planet are getting angrier with each other. Some of the fear we feel come from misunderstandings with other people. I took a class in college that addressed... Continue Reading →
Poetry Reading! Book Launch! Shenanigans!
I'm thrilled to be able to play a small part in a 1950s-themed book launch for fellow writer Nancy Pulley in Columbus later this month. The Scribblers Writing Club, which both of us hang out with, is helping to sponsor the launch of Nancy's latest book of poetry, "Warren Avenue" at 7 p.m. March 30... Continue Reading →
Variety of topics on tap at writers conference; and I’ll be presenting one of them
I'm thrilled to have been asked to give a presentation at the Spring Writers in Columbus, Indiana, on April 25. The conference will be held at the YES Cinema, 328 Jackson St., and will feature four speakers. Besides my talk, entitled "Researching Non-Fiction: From personal interviews to document discovery," the other topics presented will be "Breathing... Continue Reading →
Read a lot of ‘Murder in Wauwatosa’ free!
Did you know that Google Books posts lots of books online? Well, not entire books, but a good portion of many books. You can check the books out, read a little more than just a synopsis. And if it sounds interesting, you can go find it somewhere to purchase. My book, "Murder in Wauwatosa: The... Continue Reading →
I am NOT a professor of philosophy
Someone posted a video on my book, "Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mystrerious Death of Buddy Schumacher" on YouTube. You can see it here. That was nice of them. Although I don't know where they got the idea that I am a professor of philosophy. That's just silly!