I have it on good authority that there is a new supply of autographed copies of "Wicked Columbus Indiana" on hand at Viewpoint Books in Columbus. Being that I just stopped by there and signed them, and you can trust me to state facts, then you know this news is not fake. "Wicked" was Viewpoint's... Continue Reading →
My wife and I conducted a book signing at Half Price Books in Greenwood, Indiana, in October 2017. Our friend and photographer, Don Meyer, supplied the photos.
"Wicked Columbus, Indiana" once again sits atop the Viewpoint Books adult non-fiction best-seller list. The book has been on the list every week since its debut in mid-June and has on a few occasions been ranked No. 1. The ranking below was published in The (Columbus) Republic on Sept. 10. My first book, "Murder in... Continue Reading →
If you'd like to hear some excerpts from "Wicked Columbus, Indiana," tune in to WCSI-1010 AM on Saturday, June 24 from 8:30-9 a.m. That's the time slot when the Bartholomew County Public Library conducts its Library Chatter Show. This Saturday, library employee Michelle Williams will be reading parts of my book on the air. If you... Continue Reading →
I had the pleasure of talking to host John Foster on the AM Columbus show on WCSI-AM 1010 in Columbus, Indiana, on June 13. We talked in-depth about my second book,"Wicked Columbus, Indiana," as well as briefly about my first book, "Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy Schumacher." Thanks, John! Listen to the... Continue Reading →
I am pleased to announce that we will be conducting a book launch for my next book, "Wicked Columbus, Indiana," at the Harlequin Theatre in Columbus at 7 p.m. on June 27. We'll have some fun with historic photos projected onto a large screen for viewing ease, readings from several of the chapters, some refreshments... Continue Reading →
My second book, "Wicked Columbus, Indiana" is scheduled to be released on June 19. As we get closer to that date, I'll be announcing book signings, a possible book launch party, media coverage and a pre-sale where you can order signed books from me before they're published and I mail them to you as soon as... Continue Reading →
After a few minor changes, the front and back covers of my next book have been approved. This is quite a colorful display. I can't wait for it to come out in print (and in e-book). My first edits have gone back to The History Press. The folks there will go through the manuscript one... 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 excited to be a part of this event. Several of us "pros" will discuss writing, editing, illustrating with kids in the Columbus, Indiana, area on Saturday, April 9.