Monthly Archives: August 2012

LOADING “WHY BRISTOL?”

I like writing.  I like my characters and I like setting up challenges for myself as I approach plot-lines.  I don’t like selling/promoting.  Another thing I don’t like is work, and pretty much everything that happens between writing the first … Continue reading

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“WIRED” AT THE GRIND HOUSE

All Along The Watchtower As I was working on “Why Knox?” yesterday afternoon at the Grind House an older gentleman (he could be younger than me for all I know) sat down at the next table facing me.  “That must be … Continue reading

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THE NEXT STEP: PROOFREADING

Things continue to happen quickly. The good timing and fortune continue until I hit a wall.  First the positives today:  The typesetter finished with “Why Bristol?” and I sent it on to the proofreader.  I finished the syllabi for my … Continue reading

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ANOTHER BUSY DAY

After walking Maggie at 6:00 and breakfast with Barb at 7:00 I headed downtown to the Blackbird Bakery where I got an hour with “Why Knox?” It felt good to re-aquaint myself with book #5.  At 9:00 I waled down … Continue reading

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TIMING IS EVERYTHING

They are so excited they had to scream.  Me too.  It does not always work this way, but I’m on an incredible run of great timing fortune.  I say fortune because I have had no hand in creating this run, … Continue reading

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FOOD CITY FAMILY RACE NIGHT

Thursday, august 23rd, was a banner day for us.  We had our tent set up across from the Paramount Theater from 11:00am until 9:00 pm.  The sun was brutal but the crowds were fantastic.  We sold 60 books, a few … Continue reading

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AUGUST 20 UPDATE

“Why Bristol?”: the editor says he’ll have it back to us this week, which will still give us enough time to work with it and get copies before Rhythm & Roots on the 14th of September. “Why Knox?”: Right now … Continue reading

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FREUD at the GRIND HOUSE

I am so thankful for the Grind House.  Samantha and Ross have been so supportive and gracious to my Natasha McMorales Why mysteries.  Besides being one of my favorite places to write (big tables, great coffee, and nearby outlets for … Continue reading

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You can’t tell but the link below is a You Tube video of me reading a romantic section of “Why Me?”  The setting is Zazzy’z Cafe in Abingdon, VA. ROMANTIC READING from “Why Me?”

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“WHY ME?” Prologue read by author CS “Chuck” Thompson

As we are approaching the release of “Why Bristol?” we realized that the release of  “Why Me?” came and went last winter unannounced.  So, for the next week we will be posting readings from various sections of the book.  Don’t … Continue reading

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