Tag Archives: Kingsport

“Just when I thought I was done”

That’s me sitting outside KP Duty trying to figure out how to rewrite a chapter of “Why Now?” Yesterday I thought I was done and then something changed…. My schedule opened up today so I was able to get over … Continue reading

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FUN FEST & “WHY NOW?”

In the beginning the plotline for “Why Now?” was supposed to be an abduction of the annual FunFest scavenger hunt in Kingsport, TN. The basic idea came form my friend, Jack. My embellishment of his idea was that when, on … Continue reading

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WHY NOW? Update: Am I losing control of this novel?

Last Summer I got the inkling of an idea for the next Why mystery.  The idea came from my friend Jack who suggested I do something with Funfest in Kingsport.  Good idea I thought seeing as how I’d pretty well saturated … Continue reading

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INSPIRATION on my DRIVEWAY

I’ve probably mentioned this before, but I like to write on location.  When you write where you writing about you just never know what little things you’ll pick up right there up close and personal.  I would never have known … Continue reading

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“WHY NOW?” & the WOLF ESCAPE from BAYS MOUNTAIN

Every citizen of Kingsport remembers the night of December 4, 2009.  That was the night a storm blew over a tree on Bays Mountain and six wolves escaped their “habitat.  The largest burglary in the history of Kingsport also happened that … Continue reading

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KINGSPORT: ON LOCATION OCT 1st

I’m working on “Why Now?: ???? in Kingsport”  (I’m still working on the title too) and with Barb in Chattanooga with our newest grandson it is a good day to write on location so even though I’m not to the … Continue reading

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MEET “JACK” Alexander Sebastian Stout of “Why Now?”

“Why Now?” (a working title that is subject to change) will feature something new; a new character, Jack, who will be written in the first person. Jack’s real name is Alexander Sebastian Stout Jr. And yes, both he and his … Continue reading

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WHY NEXT?

How about “Why Next?” for the next Natasha McMorales Why mystery? Or should I say Why Not Why Next? Okay, it is a most unappealing title. That’s why. But the first ink to paper moment for the next novel happened … Continue reading

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NATTIE, aka NATASHA, goes to work in a detective agancy

The following modified excerpt from “Why Natasha?” tells the back story of how Nattie came to work in a detective agency in the first place: Nattie was a sophomore at Freedom University in Kingsport, Tennessee when she had to declare … Continue reading

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