Murder on Wheels: 11 Tales of Crime on the Move

MURDER ON WHEELS, Austin Mystery Writers' first crime fiction anthology, has been released by Wildside Press. Since it appeared, the Writers have been difficult to live with. We'll get over it, but only after a decent interval of frolicking. The cover copy reads-- "The eleven stories in MURDER ON WHEELS put the pedal to the floor and never let … Continue reading Murder on Wheels: 11 Tales of Crime on the Move

My Writing Writing Writing Day: Yeah, Right

In the previous post, I announced my intention to get up, go to BookPeople, write for an hour on a project of not-email and not-post (because Ramona DeFelice Long told me to), and get off the laptop by 7:00 p.m. Here's how the day went. At 8:00 a.m., I discovered Ernest experiencing grave digestive problems … Continue reading My Writing Writing Writing Day: Yeah, Right

Addiction, Facebook, Doctors, Pigs, and Zombies

I confess: I'm hooked. The computer is a Kathy magnet. It wasn't so bad until 2008, when I replaced a forty-hour work week with a laptop and my husband installed wi-fi. The Internet brings so many fine blogs and other attractions into my living room, where I sit with my feet up and examine them … Continue reading Addiction, Facebook, Doctors, Pigs, and Zombies