Mystery of the Little Old Lady

Mysteries surround us, when we think about it. Here's a true-life mystery from my past. Many thanks to Denise Fleischer at GottaWriteNetwork for allowing me to guest post there! Check out the full post -- and follow the GottaWriteNetwork for more great articles by other authors.

Old Ladies and Murderers

Holidays were the highlights of the year back in my little hometown, and summer days were long and lazy. As a kid, it never seemed as though much happened. But some remarkable things did happen. I can't claim The Mystery of the Little Old Lady was what propelled me into writing mysteries of my own,... Continue Reading →

What’s Going On?

A lot. That's what's going on. But it's not showing up on either blog (although the Bob and Ellen's Great RV Adventure Blog sees many more posts than this one... In the meantime, I'm guest blogging at Motive Means Opportunity, where you can see my latest post, "The Murderer I Knew," as well as previous... Continue Reading →

Guest Blogging!

I am honored to have been invited to post guest blogs at MotiveMeansOpportunity -- a fantastic, info-filled, insight-laden blog that E. Michael Helms, Kait Carson, and Max Everhart formed awhile back. It's a thrill to be in their company, as well as many other fabulous mystery writers! Yep... could explain why I haven't posted here... Continue Reading →

Yuma Baby is Here!

UPDATE! Yuma Baby is now available for your preferred e-reader -- just $2.99! To make it easy (I know you can't wait to download it :)) here are the direct links to the major e-book sites and to the print version (just $9.95 plus shipping): Kindle Kobo Nook iTunes Print Walt and Betty Rollin are... Continue Reading →

Returning to the Scene of the Crime

[No spoilers, I promise!] Earlier this year, for the first time since publishing Pea Body, my husband and I returned to the book's setting -- the Outer Banks (OBX) of North Carolina, home of awesome beaches, seafood, and Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Not only was it great to be back alongside the Atlantic Ocean,... Continue Reading →

Write Where? Right There!

Being a full-time RVer and traveling the country means I've been able to experience some amazing places, meet fascinating people, and store up enough ideas for my writing for a few lifetimes. When these sorts of places are right outside the door -- it's hard to sit down to write. Every town we pass through... Continue Reading →

Where in the World…

...has this blog gone? Why such a long silence? What have we been up to? As my southern dad used to say, "A little of this, a little of that." We've been here and we've been there. Most people don't move from home to home very often. As full-time RVers, we're moving all the time.... Continue Reading →

Unexpected Twists

Have you heard this one? How many mystery writers does it take to change a light bulb? Two. One to screw it in, the other to give it a surprising twist at the end. Life is like that, too. We think we're headed down the right road when we realize we've made a wrong turn.... Continue Reading →

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