Category Archives: New Orleans

Musings… On The Cover of Concierge

Approximately eighteen years ago, I walked into the Royal Street gallery of Fredrick Guess, and fell in love with this painting. It features an unusual view of the St. Louis Cathedral, one of the oldest cathedrals in the United States and a widely recognized landmark of New Orleans. The Chartres Street view that Guess painted, with the… READ MORE


“My New Orleans”

 This is my first blog entry about my home city. I have to be honest. I don’t always love this place. New Orleans isn’t Disney World. It is a real city, with real problems that are no different than the problems that confront many other cities. Nonetheless, it is a city of contradictions and there… READ MORE


Do subconscious thoughts influence a story?

Now that DECEIVED has been published for a few months, I’ve had an opportunity to answer interview questions and talk with book clubs and readers. It is exciting to talk to readers, and I relish every opportunity. There’s only one slight problem . . . I mentally revise my answers over and over, long after I’ve… READ MORE