I and 65 million other people on the Eastern seaboard wait for Irene to come. Telly is on, Megashark vs Crocosaurus. Pizza on the way. I think that's all the bases covered......hand-tossed not thin crust.
Car took swipe in the shockwave of the quake, on the freeway. Shaken. Gave a talk at a conference on drug abuse, now waiting to be stirred by Hurricane Irene moving this way......the Californians say a quake of this size is just something they use to stir their coffee. Love that West Coast bravado.
The highly acclaimed medical mystery and police procedural eBook, MURDER IN MAUI: A Leila Kahana Mystery, by noted criminologist and crime writer R. Barri Flowers, has reached #1 in Amazon's Kindle Store for Bestselling Books on Travel in the Pacific. It is also #6 on Amazon's Bestseller Lists for Hawaii Books, and #40 for Medical Thrillers.
THE SEX SLAVE MURDERS: The True Story of Serial Killers Gerald and Charlene Gallego, the internationally bestselling true crime book by criminologist and crime writer R. Barri Flowers, is #1 on Amazon's Bestseller List on Offenders, #2 in Crime & Criminals, and #3 in Serial Killer Books.
Writing themes cycle. So too do questions I receive about writing, and from all those coming in right now, we’re in the cycle of diverse editorial styles and how a writer can recognize the right editorial style for him or her.
I think I got the Latin right. August 13 is National Left Hand Day. Not sure if that is only in the U.K. or U.S. as well. I will celebrate anyway by doing what I usually do - doing things left-handed. It seems there is a still a radio station which broadcasts in Latin, in Finland. Must see if I can pick it up next to the BBC World Service.
My flip flops melted in the New York heat. I should have worn the cardboard ones, I made from pizza boxes, on my way to the tv studios. I've never known heat like this in NY. I like it, if there is not too much moving around to be done.
The top ten finalists for the Killer Nashville Claymore Awards for the best beginning (up to 50 pages) of an unpublished novel not currently under contract, have been selected. Riff Raff, the fourth in my Jack Vu series is one of those finalists. Keep your fingers crossed.
THE SEX SLAVE MURDERS: The True Story of Serial Killers Gerald and Charlene Gallego, my bestselling true crime book, climbs to #1 on Amazon's Bestseller List on Offenders.
Has also moved up to #4 on Criminology Bestsellers List, #5 in Serial Killer Books, and #23 in overall Nonfiction True Crime Books.
Went to a 4th of July party. It was very sweet. Played a few tunes on the guitar in the Gazebo. Haven't played in one before. Good fun. Happy 4th of July. Back to the book......