I don't often view the best-seller lists. I did when my first book was published in 2012. It was kind of fun checking the charts every few hours to see how many thousand spots my book had risen or fallen. I'm a stats guy (a former sportswriter). Now, I look maybe once a week or... Continue Reading →
A few photos from my presentation of "Wicked Columbus, Indiana" at the Columbus Learning Center Lecture Hall Thursday, Oct. 25. The event was the first portion of this year's Columbus Past, present and Future series, put on by Ivy Tech Community College. It was great meeting everyone. And the desserts catered by Gramz were extremely... Continue Reading →
All this at today's (Saturday, Oct. 20) Greenwood Public Library Authors Fair, Greenwood, IN. 1-3 p.m.: Interested in writing? Visit with one of the local writing groups. Interested in finding unique, local gifts? Get a head start on your holiday shopping by supporting local authors. I will be there with both of my books: "Wicked Columbus,... Continue Reading →
Who killed little Buddy Schumacher? Considering advances in technology, is it possible the case could be solved at this point, nearly 95 years later? These questions, as well as many others revolving around the 1925 disappearance and murder of an 8-year-old Wisconsin boy, are addressed in a newly released podcast. I was interviewed on my... 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'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!
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 →
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!