Archive for the ‘growing up’ Category

crossfirePlease check out BOLD STROKES BOOKS INTERVIEW with AUTHOR JULIANN RICH. Her novel, Caught in the Crossfire, is excellent. Juliann just received the Saints & Sinners Emerging Writer Award.

Advertisements

Deadly Cult CoverI’ve got a confession. I’m gay. Okay, perhaps not a big deal today, but growing up in the 1970s it was. I also had a double-whammy. My father was a minister, which made me the preacher’s gay kid. Check out the piece I wrote for Bold Strokes Books’ Author Blog

Please check out my guest blog on the Crime Writers’ Chronicle:

3-10 to yumaYuma, Arizona during the 1960s seems like the perfect setting for a Western. Located about twenty miles from the Mexican border, the town’s call to fame was the Territorial Prison. But it closed in 1904, and agriculture became the economic powerhouse. The township, with a population of about 25,000, was now modern. It even had a new dog track to encourage economic growth. Yet growing up in Yuma during that time, I longed to experience a Hollywood adventure where I could be a cowboy and overcome insurmountable odds. Because in every good Western, the good guy wins, the villain is punished, and life becomes better. Read More…