We've worked out a few of the details for my Monday, August 19, presentation on "Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy Schumacher” at the Yes Cinema in Columbus, Indiana. This event will be a fundraiser for the Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Care Center, a nonprofit agency helping out folks in central Columbus. As such, we... Continue Reading →
These photos were taken, and apparently one was manipulated, by Mark Freeland, a fantastic photographer who lives in Franklin, Indiana, on Feb. 1, 2013 at the Johnson County Museum of History in Franklin. The museum has my book available in its gift shop. All copies are autographed. Thanks, Mark!
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 11,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 18 years to get... Continue Reading →
Hi everybody. Hope you're prepared for Christmas ... and some of the wintry weather hitting some of your areas today! We'll be adding a book signing in Franklin, Indiana, soon. The wonderful folks at Benjamin's Coffeehouse, right across from the Johnson County Courthouse, will allow me to spend some time on a Saturday morning soon... Continue Reading →
A letter I received via email the other day regarding the book: December 13, 3012 Dear Paul Hoffman, Thank you for writing your book about Buddy Schuhmacher. I found it at Sam's Club about 10 days ago and bought one for myself and my family and one for a book club book exchange. It... Continue Reading →
I'll be presenting a program on the book, and whatever else I've found out since the book published in June 2012, in a University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Osher Lifelong Learning Institute program on March 19, 2013, from noon to 1:15 p.m. The program, titled "Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy Schumacher," will... Continue Reading →
I'm honored that fellow author Heather Hummel asked me to be a part of The Next Big Thing blog tour. The way it works is each author does a post on his or her blog that answers questions from the author who tagged them. Heather tagged me, did a post based on questions she'd been asked... Continue Reading →
I was able to present a program on my book at the Wauwatosa Public Library on Sept. 25, 2012. This is my hometown library, and I was thrilled to see so many former neighbors, classmates and co-workers there. Thanks to Cathy Breitenbucher for server as staff photographer on this one! And thanks to everyone who... Continue Reading →