Tag Archives: Rhythm & Roots

“Why Now?” update

The summer started with a bang.  I got “Why Now?” finished and passed on to readers, then then editor, then the formatter, then the proofreader, and after two or three days of work between each of these stops I finally … Continue reading

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THE BLACK LILLIES & “WHY KNOX?”

The Black Lillies are an awesome group that tours all over the country.  They are based out of Knoxville and they are one of the favorite headliners every year at Bristol’s Rhythm & Roots music festival.  My daughter feel in … Continue reading

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2013 RHYTHM & ROOTS: EVENT #8

Between the July 14th Border Bash and Rhythm & Roots we brought books to sell at 8 events.  Rhythm & Roots is the last event until the Christmas season begins and with 155 books sold it was the biggest so … Continue reading

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BENJAMIN WALLS and “WHY KNOX?”

I took some “Why Knox?” posters downtown and asked several businesses to hang them in their windows during Rhythm & Roots.  One of the places I went was Benjamin Walls Gallery.  I didn’t talk to Ben himself, but before I … Continue reading

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A STRANGE SEASON FOR A WRITER

Selling my books is awkward, but doing it at fun events cuts the strangeness in half.  July 19th was the official release date for “Why Knox?”  It was featured at Border Bash.  Border Bash was the first of many “events” … Continue reading

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“Why Knox?” PROMO; releases on July 19th

PROMO Mark Andrews and Steve Stroud, the morning disc jockeys at WXBQ, are murdered in Steve’s living room. Shortly after that a young country-rock musician named Knox DeVilla receives a note telling her she is next. Enter Bristol TN/VA private … Continue reading

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“WHY KNOX?” April 24th UPDATE

That’s Trisha Gene Brady, the female vocalist of The Black Lillies. She is one of the four real life female vocalists who figure into the mystery in “Why Knox?” In spite of a hectic schedule of travel and performances she … Continue reading

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APRIL TAYLOR: “TABLETOP DANCING”

I met with April Taylor this morning at The Grind House. She has a cameo in the Rhythm & Roots section of “Why Knox?” and I needed her approval and any input she was willing to give. We had a … Continue reading

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“WHY KNOX?” UPDATE: RHYTHM & ROOTS

I’m nearing the ending of “Why Knox?” which will take place on the Sunday afternoon of the 2012 Rhythm & Roots Reunion. Currently it has 54,500 words with just a few chapters to go. In the next couple of weeks … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEARS 2012 & YEAR END UPDATE

HERE’S WISHING THAT YOU ALL WELCOME 2013 WITH JOY & WISDOM: 2012 was/is a good year for the Natasha McMorales “Why” Mysteries. “Why Bristol?” featuring BMS was a hit at Rhythm & Roots 2012, and “Why Knox?” featuring R&R 2012 … Continue reading

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