Category Archives: Musings

I’m changing jobs because quality of life matters

Hey ya’ll, I know I’ve been promising Steamboat Reunion forever. It’s coming, I swear. We’re in the editing process. I’m hoping for a late-week, this week release. We’ll see. In the meantime, I’m in the process of changing jobs. I … Continue reading

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Ten Weird Facts About Anne Hagan

In the spirit of fun, I present ten weird facts about me that you probably didn’t know. Get ready! I went to a vocational high school and have a certificate in drafting; both architectural and mechanical. This was before CAD/CAM … Continue reading

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Life is Nuts Sometimes

I have three different books I’ve been promising for a while. Four, actually. Two are way off track. Two are on track, but just barely. People keep asking me ‘Will there be another Morelville Mystery — and one after that?’ … Continue reading

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The Intimate Lives Of Our Detectives

Hi there, Anne here. Welcome to, The Intimate Lives Of Our Detectives, a guest post by the Carpenter and Harding mystery series novelist, and the author of multiple romance books, Barbara Winkes. Actually, Barbara has written some great books in … Continue reading

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The GCLS Con is Gone…Until 2019

The GCLS Con ended two weeks ago, as I write this. My wife and I took a redeye home, landing early Sunday, morning, July 8th after a week of fun and frolic in fabulous Las Vegas. Our wallets were considerably … Continue reading

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I’m a Phone Photographer – I Admit It!

I’m a phone photographer. My addiction to taking cell phone pictures knows no bounds. Yes, I take pictures of family and friends and events, just like just about every other smartphone owner on the planet does. I also take ‘weird’ … Continue reading

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A Refresh and a Recharge at Presque Isle and Niagara Falls

Sometimes you just need to get away, even if it’s just for a couple of days. Recharging is important for everyone. As an author, I find it really helps to unplug – mostly – for a couple or three days … Continue reading

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E.A. Kafkalas Interviews Me on Goodreads

Hey all, I’m hard at work writing the third cozy mystery for the Morelville Cozies series, The Conjuring Comedienne, but I did take a few minutes out of my day the other day to have a Facetime chat with my … Continue reading

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My Heart Breaks

I’ve spent many happy hours over the past 20 years vacationing, relaxing and playing in the Great Smoky Mountains. I’ve stayed in and spent lots of time in Gatlinburg and in the National Park. In February of 2014, my wife … Continue reading

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A Prince Among Men

I’m a writer myself but, sometimes – often – I stand in awe of my fellow authors. This post by Andi Marquette on Women and Words regarding the passing of the music legend, Prince, says things in a way I … Continue reading

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