Archives: mystery

Raymond Chandler and the development of the ‘private eye’; newsletter, Jan. 12, 2018

January 15, 2018 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: journalists, newsletter, watercolor.

This newsletter was sent to everyone on Jim’s email list (4,500) on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Special note: If you have unsubscribed to this list previously, I apologize for this email. I had some problems with the list over the past couple of weeks — due mainly to my incompetence — and some unsubscribers may have • Read More »

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Where ideas come from: One author’s journey

October 25, 2017 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: books, journalism, writing.

James Callan is a fiction writer who was introduced to newsletter readers several weeks ago. He is the author of the Father Frank mysteries, the first of which is Cleansed by Fire, a roaring good adventure with lots of action and interesting characters. Here are a few questions that James was kind enough to answer. • 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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