Newspaper Days Reboot

 Posted by at 12:15 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 122024
 

For much of my working life I published small town weekly newspapers on the Pacific Northwest coast and in northern Arizona’s White Mountains. A while back I wrote about those days in a series of blog posts that readers seemed to enjoy, and I have had several requests from new blog readers to repeat the […]

Oct 232023
 

I can still remember the evening our first granddaughter, Hailey, was born. We were staying at the Escapees Raccoon Valley RV park just north of Knoxville, Tennessee. That was before the days when everyone had a cell phone, so we would go to the campground’s laundry room and use the pay phone to call home […]

The Big 50!

 Posted by at 12:43 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 162022
 

I have a birthday coming up in the next few weeks, but that’s not the reason for today’s blog title. That birthday happened almost 20 years ago. But I achieved another milestone yesterday when Pucker Factor, the 11th book in my John Lee Quarrels mystery series, went live on Amazon. This is my 50th book, […]

More Newspaper Days

 Posted by at 12:15 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 042020
 

I got a lot of positive feedback from a recent blog post about the years I spent running small town newspapers so I thought I’d share another one. This story is also related to when I was publishing a weekly newspaper in northern Arizona’s White Mountains and an area east of the small town of […]

Newspaper Days

 Posted by at 12:15 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 292020
 

After reading yesterday’s blog post Stepping On Toes, in which I mentioned receiving death threats and being assaulted during my time publishing small town newspapers, a couple of blog readers said they would like to hear some stories from those days. I’ve definitely got some stories to tell, and they don’t all involve death threats […]