Tag: Inside the Gold Plated Pistol

George and the Weimar Republic

After spending a unit of World War I and the Weimar Republic in the classroom, my imagination created George Hero who suffered in more ways than one. The words fell right out of me. My first novel, The Knife with the Ivory Handle was set… Continue Reading “George and the Weimar Republic”

Meet Sally, the Copper Cutie

Sally, 1927 She counted twenty-five faceless heads in the dimmed house. At the Liberty Theatre in Jerome, Arizona, the seats rose steeply. Each row held a dozen, and the house held a hundred people comfortably. Upstage, two Kliegl lamps lit the back screen blue.… Continue Reading “Meet Sally, the Copper Cutie”