Feb 092024
 

Two chapters, actually. That was yesterday’s accomplishment working on my newest book, Big Lake Accident, and I did the same the day before. So things are moving along pretty well. I’m past the halfway point now, and I think I have an idea who is responsible for the crime in this one. Then again, I […]

Feb 252023
 

Guess what we woke up to yesterday morning? That’s right, more rain! I don’t mean to snivel, but I’m getting really tired of rain. Just about the time we have two or three good days and it starts to dry out, we wake up to this mess again. Yeah, I know I shouldn’t complain. People […]

Five Dumb Q&A

 Posted by at 12:09 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 092022
 

I sometimes share questions I get from readers here on the blog and try to give answers that will help the person asking. But occasionally, I receive questions from people I am pretty sure are beyond help. These are all real, and all left me scratching my head. Q. I bought a new pickup last […]

#32? Is That Possible?

 Posted by at 12:44 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 032018
 

Miss Terry and my other proofreaders all went the extra mile, like they always do, and finished with my latest book, Strawberry Slugbug, Monday evening. So yesterday I went through the manuscript making their corrections and getting it formatted to publish. It’s always a crap shoot as to how long Amazon’s Kindle publishing program takes […]

The Time Has Come

 Posted by at 12:01 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 302017
 

I sent out the new issue of the Gypsy Journal yesterday, which included the following announcement: As I shared with you in the September-October issue of the Gypsy Journal, Terry and I feel like we have come to a crossroads in our lives. We started publishing the paper in the spring of 1999, when we […]

Jul 162014
 

I’ve never had writer’s block because I don’t believe in it. In my 25+ years of publishing small town newspapers I couldn’t put out 36 blank pages of newsprint and tell folks, “Sorry, no news this week, I’ve got writer’s block.” But sometimes I hit a spot where I have to back up and take […]