book covers

On Changing Covers

When it came time to make Goodnight Irene's cover, I called on Matthew David Arthur Willis-Jones. We've been friends for twenty years, and I was well aware of his talents. Matt had been living in Oslo working on Hollywood movies (Batman Begins, Kingdom of Heaven) until he packed up for Mexico City. I described the… Continue reading On Changing Covers

The Opening Night Murders

Acting in The Opening Night Murders

Actors love to brag about the tremendous amounts of empathy required for their profession. In my experience, it is a characteristic reserved strictly for the stage. Is that too harsh? During my time in film school and my two years acting with a theater company, I met quite a number of thespians. No humans are… Continue reading Acting in The Opening Night Murders