Kimberly S. Hoffman and I conducted a book signing to help Wild Geese Bookshop celebrate its second birthday on Saturday, Nov. 3. There were cupcakes, balloons, a food truck and lots of books. We enjoyed it immensely. The event coincided with the Downtown Franklin Holiday Open House. So there were people everywhere ... I mean everywhere!
Hi, gang. Just wanted to let you all know about the PenIt! Publications Day at the Bartholomew County Library that I will be taking an active role in this Saturday. The day includes a talk by World War II veteran who has written several books about his experiences. The event will feature three speakers, as... Continue Reading →
My schedule is set for Imaginarium Convention in Louisville Oct. 7-9. Below are the sessions that I've been chosen to serve on as a panel expert. The event is centered entirely around creative writing, including the worlds of books, movies, gaming, music, and comics/graphic novels. It will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Click... Continue Reading →
Did you know that a record company based in Gary, Indiana, was the first U.S. distributor of Beatles records? That same label also had such legendary artists as the Four Seasons, Jimmy Reed and John Lee Hooker. That company, Vee-Jay Records was owned by the husband/wife team of Vivian Carter and James C. Bracken. I... Continue Reading →
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 →
I'm pleased to announce that I'm one of the authors invited to participate in the Indiana Authors Book Signing March 28-29 at the Jennings County Public Library in North Vernon. I'll be there, with copies of my book, "Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy Schumacher," from 3-6 p.m. Friday, March 28 and from... Continue Reading →
Well.. maybe not. But my presentation at the Yes Cinema on Monday night is being promoted along with that Robert Downey Jr. hit on Yes promotional material. Oh, and "Much Ado About Nothing" also gets its due on this poster: I'm looking forward to the presentation!
I am happy to announce the identities of two special guests who have graciously agreed to help out with the Yes Cinema presentation on August 19. Detective Lieutenant Mike Ward with the Columbus Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division will speak on the updates in investigative tools police have at their disposal today that they may not have had... Continue Reading →