Author to Author with Penn Wallace

On real life Tell us a bit about your family.  I have a rather unconventional family. My father is of Scottish heritage; my mother’s parents came from Mexico. I grew up with a foot in both worlds. When I was little, we interacted mainly with my mother’s family. I...

Author to Author: Robert Joe Stout and Carmen Amato

I recently had the chance to have a series of conversations with members of the Mexico Writers Facebook group. Robert Joe Stout, a prolific author, acknowledged baseball aficionado and the father of five children, currently lives in Oaxaca, Mexico. His essays,...
Leighton Gage’s Legacy

Leighton Gage’s Legacy

On Wednesday, 13 May, Facebook reminded me that it was Leighton Gage’s birthday. I found the reminder somewhat disturbing. Salute to a Pioneer Disturbing, because fellow mystery author Leighton Gage passed away some time ago. I never met him, but respect him...

Lighting the Path

“Surround yourself with those who light the way.” It was just another pithy Pinterest graphic; worth a nod and a smile. Forgotten in the wake of a great chicken recipe or a cat playing the piano. But I recently had occasion to reflect on the wisdom of...

A Book Savor Chat with Novelist Anne R. Allen

The Book Savor series grew out of my passion for good friends, great books, and interesting conversations about what we are reading. This week’s guest, novelist Anne R. Allen, talks about the books she savors. 1. Carmen Amato: What was the first book you read...

A Book Savor Chat with Canadian Author Sandra Nikolai

The Book Savor series grew out of my love for good friends, good books, and great conversations about what we are reading. This week’s guest, Canadian mystery author Sandra Nikolai, shares the books she savors. 1.Carmen Amato: What was the first book you read...

A Book Savor Chat with Fabretto CFO Monica Drazba

The Book Savor series grew out of my love for good books, great friends, and interesting conversations about books. This week Fabretto Foundation CFO Monica Drazba talks about the books she savors. 1.Carmen Amato: What was the first book you read that marked the...

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