Just the Facts, Ma’am

Just the Facts, Ma’am

    “Just the facts, Ma’am,” is attributed to Sgt. Joe Friday on the long-running TV program Dragnet. A writer of fiction wants a bit more than the facts. She wants to embroider on the truth to make it more interesting, but when she states facts, they had better be correct.  Facts and inspiration come […]

Race Horses and Writing a Mystery

Race Horses and Writing a Mystery

On this day in 1973 Secretariat won the Triple Crown in racing, the first horse to do so since Citation in 1948. Will Justify join that exclusive rank today at the Belmont Stakes? Will you be glued to your television set to watch that exciting race? It must be my Irish ancestry that causes my […]

Here, There, and Everywhere (Almost)

Here, There, and Everywhere (Almost)

After many cancellations due to conflicts in schedules, the Cozy Critters finally met again yesterday. As usual, it was a fun time. Jane was brimming with enthusiasm for her recent trip out west. She has been posting pictures on her Facebook page and brought more to show us today. Her and Mark’s first stop was […]

A Secret Shared

A Secret Shared

A Secret Shared with three soon will no secret be. Have you ever heard that old saying? Here’s another: A secret shared with two may prove to be a help to you. There are many exceptions to both of those adages. The point is, if you have a problem, don’t keep the problem to yourself. A […]

One-Two-Three, It’s Still Free

One-Two-Three, It’s Still Free

  I feel like the Count on Sesame Street. One-Two-Three, It’s Still Free! Three! Three more days of By the Fright of the Silvery Moon being a free ebook on Amazon. My publishers really want you to take a look at this second Ned McNeil book, so that’s why they are offering it free–sort of […]

Four Fabulous Free Days

Four Fabulous Free Days

FREE BOOK ALERT! Fetch a free By the Fright of the Silvery Moon Kindle here! www.amazon.com/dp/B073PMGZQ4 TELL A FRIEND! Everybody loves a bargain and through June 2, the second book in the Ned McNeil moonlight series is free as a kindle book on Amazon. Be sure to order yours, tell a friend, and enjoy the exploits of […]