I had a blast at the Meet the Author event at the Brookfield (Wis.) Public Library on Saturday, October 28. The event was a fundraiser for the Friends of the Brookfield Public Library. I got to meet up with former fellow co-workers in the journalism business who have gotten into the author thing, too. I... Continue Reading →
Having spent some time in Scotland and Ireland this summer (my first time in both countries), I was inspired to start writing a novel based in one of those countries. I chose Ireland, specifically the country's capital and largest city of Dublin, as the setting. Edinburgh, you were awfully close! Hmm ... may have to... Continue Reading →
The History Press, my publisher, is going through the first edits on "Wicked Columbus Indiana," my second book. We will go through two edits apiece before the book gets published. Seems like this is about a six-week process, so we should be out early March I'd imagine. We will keep everyone up to date and... Continue Reading →
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.
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 →
I had the pleasure and honor to be a featured presenter at the 9th Annual Sterling North Book & Film Festival in Edgerton, Wisconsin, on Sept. 27. Not only was it great to be able to present Buddy Schumacher's story to the public during two presentations I made that day, but the weekend also presented... Continue Reading →
Here is a promo poster for the 9th Annual Sterling North Book and Film Festival, to be held next Saturday in Edgerton, Wisconsin. I'm excited and honored to be one of the featured presenters at such a prestigious event. Last year's event featured the real Patch Adams, the doctor/clown/author whom late actor Robin Williams portrayed in the movie... Continue Reading →
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 →