Fuming Fodder – A Shitty First Draft!

  Every writer has had a shitty first draft they thought was perfect and I’m no exception. I’m openly admitting it. I was under the impression my first draft of the Hunt murder story was better than it was and after discovering that even my basic editing techniques were not even applied to this finished…

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Remembering the Hunts

Today, is the 72nd anniversary of the murders of Dr. Roy and Mae Hunt. The date is forever instilled in my heart. I put over five years of hard research and writing into this story, all the way down to interviewing both Hunt daughters. Earlier this year a Texas press requested the full manuscript and…

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An Unexpected Christmas Blessing

I was invited to a Christmas gathering this week. The party was supposed to celebrate friendships and the Christmas season. What I got instead was an unexpected Christmas blessing.  My friends Jan and Nancye had been talking about all my accomplishments before I arrived and both could not really explain everything I do on a professional…

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Evolution of “Fatal Bullets and the Search for Justice”

Researching, writing and editing a manuscript for a murder is challenging on many levels. However, it’s not easy dealing with even one horrific murder, let alone two murders, especially when the individuals were murdered so brutally. It’s been hard to know how to present this research to gain interest without revealing everything from the book…

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