Monthly Archives: July 2011

“What Are Their Names” by DAVID CROSBY

Okay, it’s an anti-war song from the 60’s (actually the 70’s) but the question is still timely DAVID CROSBY-\”What Are Their Names\”

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MONTEPULCIANO, ITALY

That’s the city of Montepulciano on that hill in the distance.  I spent a month there in the spring of 2009; teaching psychology, enjoying the beauty, relaxing pace, incredible food, and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.  Much of “Why Natasha?” takes … Continue reading

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CLANNAD & BONO – In A Lifetime (1985)

Click here to watch & listen to one of my favorite groups: Clannad & Bono

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HOMAGE to ROBERT PARKER

Robert Parker is my favorite detective novelist and his Spencer is my favorite detective. (Sam Spade is a distant second, but only when played by Humphrey Bogart).  In my writing there are several homages to Robert Parker.  First, Parker is … Continue reading

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JACKIE & ESTHER on the first NATASHA TOUR

This is Jackie and her mom, Esther. They are from Oklahoma and when they came through Bristol they wanted to visit the places they had read about in “Why Natasha?”  So we had lunch at Manna Bagel.  Esther and I … Continue reading

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WRITING IN NEW ORLEANS

Let me introduce myself, that’s me in the picture.  I’m Chuck Thompson.  I’ve written two Natasha McMorales mysteries and I’m working on the third in this picture.  Behind me is the courtyard in the Place D’Armes, the hotel where we … Continue reading

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