Hawaii Travel Tips

In March, many of you are heading for Honolulu for Left Coast Crime. Since I grew up there, I wanted to share some “insider” tips… Speaking of Tips… Living in Hawaii is expensive. VERY expensive. When tipping, keep in mind that the people serving you are...

To Authors

I’ve seen a lot of authors lately seeming to wonder whether their efforts are worth it. So let me tell you a little bit about yourself, from the perspective of a reader who is lucky enough to help connect books and readers… You are an author. A writer, a...

Recommended Reading

For folks pondering Anthony Award nominations, I wanted to share some of my favorite eligible titles. If you’re not doing nominations, please consider this a list of books I’d recommend you read. They’re in no particular order. Some of these are books I was lucky...

Report from a Mad World

If the headline above immediately made you think of this movie or this song, then you’re old enough to have experienced the vast and fundamental changes in publishing over the last few decades. But you know what? Sometimes they still make me shake my head