I recently attended the local Willamette writer’s meeting inPortland, Oregon, which featured an interesting literary couple, SalliSlaughter and George Mason, who are spending their retirement years, travelingaround the country in an RV named “Hardscribble Hacienda” with their wonder dogElla, video-interviewing renowned authors, such as Tom Robbins, Jim Harrison,and Laurie R. King (twenty-seven artists to date) and sharing those interviewson their website: www.authorsroad.com free of charge.
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It's been an interesting year pushing out Advanced Reader Copies of my latest book Riff Raff. Feed back has come in at various times from various people, reviews have been scarce but the few that did come in were awesome, and author blurbs were filled by two fine writers from Mystery Writer's of America (MWA). The audio version of the Riff Raff went forward months ago and is now complete and will be added to the other books in the Jack Vu series next month.
Ebook versions of Riff Raff launched this week at Kindle.com and Smashwords.com. Short synposis of the 4th Jack Vu Mystery by Doc Macomber – While on vacation, a Buddhist investigator and his pathologist girlfriend get entwined in a bizarre murder in the jungle of Costa Rica.
(The trade paperback edition is due out in Jan 2012.)
Doc Macomber, has been invited to speak on the Art of Writing Mysteries – part of the “Dark and Stormy Night” Northwest Mystery Author Lecture Series held at the Driftwood Public Library in Lincoln City during the month of October. Mr. Macomber ‘s discussion will be held on Thursday, Oct 6th at 4pm at the Driftwood Public Library, 801 SW Hwy 101, Suite 201, Lincoln City, Oregon. Mr. Macomber’s novels include: Snip, Wolf’s Remedy, and The Killer Coin.
The top ten finalists for the Killer Nashville Claymore Awards for the best beginning (up to 50 pages) of an unpublished novel not currently under contract, have been selected. Riff Raff, the fourth in my Jack Vu series is one of those finalists. Keep your fingers crossed.
Doc Macomber will be one of the featured panelist at the upcoming Mystery Writer’s Conference, Murder by the Bay, Bouchercon 2010, San Francisco, California, Oct 14-17, 2010.
Date: Saturday, October 16th
Place: Hyatt Regency Hotel, San Francisco, CA.
Panel: ACT OF DUTY–Sense of Honor. Hilary Davidson(M) Lou Allin, Mike Black, Mike Lawson, Doc Macomber, L.J. Sellers.