For those of you who like murder mystery podcasts or history or true crime or stuff about Wisconsin or ... um ... this other stuff listed below, check out the two most recent episodes of the Bait & Switch podcast featuring me. S5E5 focuses on my first book, Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of... Continue Reading →
Photos from the White River library program
Thanks to everyone who came out to my program on Feb. 3 at the White River branch of the Johnson County Public Library. Here are a few photos to prove it really happened.
Come to my White River Twp. (Center Grove) library program
I'm looking forward to giving a presentation based on my book, "Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy Schumacher," at the White River branch of the Johnson County Public Library on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. The program is titled "Cold Case Files: Murder in Wauwatosa with Paul Hoffman" Here are the details: Location: WRB-Community Room... Continue Reading →
Autographed copies of ‘Murder in Wauwatosa’ on sale!
Who doesn't love saving money at this time of year? From now through the end of 2015, you can get an autographed copy of "Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy Schumacher" at the ridiculously low price of $15 (shipping and tax included). List retail price is $19.99. Send a check for $15 per... Continue Reading →
Author’s Fair this Saturday!
I'm looking forward to participating in an author's fair at the Bartholomew County Public Library in Columbus, Indiana, this Saturday! Authors will give readings from their works, whether prose or poetry, every 15-20 minutes. I'll be reading from 12:15-12:30 p.m. Stop by if you can!
‘Murder in Wauwatosa’ featured in new Wauwatosa magazine
I was thrilled with the opportunity to write a column for a new magazine regarding some of the social issues I've been able to speak about since the publication of "Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy Schumacher" three years ago. View the column on the Tosa Connection website by clicking here. I knew... Continue Reading →
Just announced! Presenting ‘Murder in Wauwatosa’ in Greenwood area in February
I'm happy to announce that I'll be doing a presentation on my book, "Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy Schumacher" at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3, 2016 at the White River branch of the Johnson County Public Library. The library is in the northern part of Johnson County close to the intersection of State... Continue Reading →
Screenplay update – The beginning and ending start to unfold
Learning how to write a screenplay, then fitting my story into the format, is fascinating. I haven't actually started putting any text into the fancy screenplay-writing software I purchased yet. But, I've been going over the parts of the Syd Field book, "Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting" that I marked up in yellow highlighter, and... Continue Reading →
Best-selling author digs ‘Murder in Wauwatosa’
It's an honor to get a message from someone who enjoyed my book. "Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterioud Death of Buddy Schumacher." It's extremely professionally gratifying when an author whose work I respect gives the book a glowing review. New York author Michael John Sullivan recently posted a review of my book on Amazon.com. His trilogy... Continue Reading →
They didn’t have this stuff in 1925
Have you ever heard the phrase "This is the best thing since sliced bread?" Well, in 1925, they couldn't say that. Because there was no store-bought sliced bread in America. That's one of the interesting little factoids I came across today while doing research for my screenplay adaptation of my book, "Murder in Wauwatosa: The... Continue Reading →