“If you like western mysteries and conflicted heroes, you should give Harkness a try.” –The Book Connection “Bigham has done an excellent job with his debut release. He has created a protagonist in Matt Harkness readers will want to visit … Continue reading
Just an excerpt from my novel in progress. I’m posting for no other reason that it pleases me. Here, Sheriff Harkness is investigating the murder of a young woman at a local lumbermill. Today is her funeral and Harkness doesn’t … Continue reading
What the heck is indirect dialog and why should you care? Dialogue serves many purposes in fiction. It creates tension, deepens characterization and moves the plot forward. As authors, if we don’t supply enough dialog the reader wallows in narrative … Continue reading
Recently, one of my readers posted a review on Goodreads questioning why I had set my story in 1952. The racism and homophobia of the era made her feel uncomfortable. Guilty as charged your honor. If your family is anything … Continue reading
Looking for a freebie? Busy Mom’s Daily is giving away a copy of Harkness: A High Desert Mystery. Yup, it makes a charming party gift or smallish door stop. It’s a bargain at half the price. … Continue reading
My stop for Beyond the Books will be on May 9th, not the 7th as it appears on the schedule.
Virtual jetlag on a virtual blog tour. Boy am I pooped. Ma’am, one of those cute little bottles on vodka, please. Catch my next stop here: http://thewriterslife.blogspot.com/ … Continue reading
I’m starting out on this virtual blog tour thingie. My first stop is Between the Covers. (Cute name) They’ve posted an excerpt from my novel. Check them out at http://bookexcerpts.wordpress.com/.
My old blog can be found at http://blueparrot.blogspot.com/. Still some good stuff there. Check it out
I’m braving the new world of virtual book tours for my novel. Here’s a peek at some of my upcoming stops. Monday, May 6th Book spotlight at Between the Covers Tuesday, May 7th Book spotlight at The Writer’s Life Author … Continue reading