Archives: Kill the Quarterback

A ‘day’ becomes a ‘date’; Poe’s rules for detective fiction; a little bit of Henry Fowler

December 11, 2017 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: journalism, newsletter, Private eye.

This newsletter was sent to everyone on Jim’s email list (4,140) on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Hi,  Last week’s question: Were there no Americans before 1776? An answer came in from newsletter reader and good friend Jane P: There were many Americans long before 1776, in the numerous Native American societies and groups across what became the • Read More »

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More about true crime podcasts; Fowler’s English classic; and giveaways galore

November 20, 2017 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: newsletter.

This newsletter was sent to everyone on Jim’s email list (4,261) on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Hi,  The county where I live, Blount (pronounced blunt) is home to a part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Smokies are beautiful any time of the year but especially so during the fall foliage season, which has • Read More »

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Another reader on free expression; Anger as temporary madness

November 9, 2017 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: newsletter.

This newsletter was sent to all those on Jim’s newsletter list (3,873) on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Hi,  Where did English come from? The origins of English are many and varied. If you don’t know much about it, there’s a great sub-five-minute video from Open Culture embedded at the top of the JPROF.com website. Gardening is a year-round activity: I spent • Read More »

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August was a good month for reviews of Kill the Quarterback

September 2, 2017 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: books.

[button link=”https://app.convertkit.com/landing_pages/194847?v=6″ style=”tick” color=”silver” text=”dark” window=”yes”]Sign up for your free copy of Kill the Quarterback[/button] August brought in some very generous reviews for Kill the Quarterback. Here’s what they said: A star quarterback is dead before his senior year. A troubled struggling reporter, Mitch Sawyer, must track down the killer before he kills again. Overall, • Read More »

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Time for book shopping – without spending any money; 5 volumes of Civil War combat art

July 24, 2017 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: newsletter.

This newsletter went out to my email list on Friday, July 21, 2017. Hi there, I hope that this week has been a good one for you. Giveaways We were a little thin on giveaways last week. Not so this week. Kill the Quarterback is part of a couple of giveaways that you will want to check • Read More »

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Reviews, they always help; Battlelines: the complete Gettysburg

July 17, 2017 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: Battlelines, Civil War, fiction, newsletter, Point Spread, writing.

Jim Stovall’s email newsletter for July 14, 2017 Hi there, I hope you’ve had a good week and are looking forward to the weekend. Reviews Writers always want people to read their books, and they want their readers to love what they read. But what the writer needs is honesty. That’s why I alway suggest • Read More »

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