Dogtoberfest: Buy a book, save a dog

It’s our final day…won’t you help save a stray? The month of October is hereby renamed “Dogtober.” And we’re going to celebrate “Dogtoberfest” the right...

Why do book signings?

Recently on Facebook, a new writer posed the question (condensing here), “Do you do bookstore book signings? If so, why? And how has that experience been for you?” A great question. I do l...

Lying in Judgment recognized by Literary Lightbox

Literary Lightbox, a UK-based literary appreciation and review website, has selected Lying in Judgment as one of six independently-published novels to feature in its “Indie Spotlight” in A...

Buy a book, help a flood victim

Many (too many) years ago, I graduated from Archbishop Rummel High School in Metairie, LA, and earned by BA from Louisiana State (Geaux, Tigers!). Many family members and friends still call Louisiana ...

Coffee vs. Wine: What goes better with books?

What kind of reader-drinker are you? Are you a curl-up-with-a-cup-of-coffee reader, or a lean-back-with-a-glass-of-pinot-noir type of reader? Good news:  When you travel into Oregon’s fabulous ...

Why dogs? Why rescue dogs?

At a time when the publishing industry, and readers, seem to demand sequels (if not series) of books they enjoy, I defied convention last week in releasing The Mountain Man’s Dog, which features...

Buy Gary Corbin’s books from local bookstores

Local booksellers with print copies of Lying Injustice Thrillers and The Mountain Man Mysteries Check out my Events Calendar to find the next book signing event at these stores! Broadway Books 1714 NE...

5 Ways to Love a Writer

Recently at a book signing I was asked, “How can we best support you as a writer?” At the time, I responded with a three-item list. It should have been five. Here they are. Buy (my) books....

Why You Should Buy My Competitors Books

Do you want to help me out as a writer? First, let me tell you, there are four things you should do first. (First and foremost is to buy my book. If you haven’t done that yet, stop, go buy one o...

Book Reviews made easy

In response to hearing from friends and fans that they’d love to post reviews, but just don’t know what to say, author Traci Sanders came up with the idea of creating a “cheet sheat&...

A Conversation With OmniMystery News

Earlier this week, Omnimystery News, a website devoted to mystery novels, films, games, and more, published not one but two articles about me and my work. The post published on Friday (today, at this ...

Choose your weapon

In Lying in Judgment, my first novel, the murderer uses a tire iron to end the victim’s life. In The Mountain Man’s Dog, the would-be murderers use arson and poison. In The Mountain Man...

Fictionalizing reality

My novels, Lying in Judgment, The Mountain Man’s Dog, and the future works in progress, are fiction. Nothing in them are true… sort of. Same for my plays. Wait, what? “Sort of?”...

Lying in Judgment Questions for Book Clubs

Characters What do you think of Peter? Do you think of him as a murderer? 1a. (Spoiler alert) Did the ending alter your opinion of this? Which of the jurors did you like? Which did you dislike? In eac...