Monthly Archives: August 2013

“Dare I Call It Murder?” #3 in Amazon’s Top Rated True Accounts, #8 in Memoir

Not sure what to say about this other than I am taken aback by the great reception my book has received since its launch on July 9. Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss  is #3 in … Continue reading

Posted in My Book, Reading | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Books: April Sales Down for Adult, Children; Ebooks Biggest Sellers

A literary agent last night poo-pooed ebooks, essentially saying demand has leveled off and is even showing signs of dropping. Why is tradPub in such denial about the evolution of the book publishing industry? Sales figures from Association of American … Continue reading

Posted in Publishing, Reading | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

An “Attaboy” from Phyllis Diller

Originally posted on Phyllis Diller and wine:
As I was thinking about Phyllis Diller — today is the one year anniversary of her death — something funny occurred to me. No, not one of her jokes, I mean something odd…

Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment

Kirkus Book Review: Dare I Call It Murder?

The Kirkus Review of my book came out today . . . A chilling memoir of a family tragedy and its painful aftermath. . . . This book is an act of witness, and the author’s motivation is palpable throughout: “I have a … Continue reading

Posted in My Book, Reading | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Help! My book is being “Ann Rule’d”

Help! I’m being “Ann Rule’d” on this Amazon best seller list. I think her books are ganging up on my book. It’s as if I’m in this nightmarish Pacman game . . .

Posted in My Book, Reading | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Book Review: ‘Dare I Call It Murder?’ by Larry M. Edwards

I got a “twofer” today: Review of my book by the Seattle PI and BlogCritics (same review) . . . SeattlePI: Book Review: ‘Dare I Call It Murder?’ by Larry M. Edwards BlogCritics: Book Review: ‘Dare I Call It Murder?’ … Continue reading

Posted in My Book, Reading | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Update, First Monthiversary: Dare I Call It Murder?

Book Update Dare I Call It Murder? August 10, 2013 First Monthiversary Marking the first monthiversary of the release of my book, I offer you all a heartfelt THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! Your support, your positive reviews, and … Continue reading

Posted in My Book, Publishing, Reading, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment