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Archive for the month “April, 2014”

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Dennis Tafoya Will Teach Free Mystery Class at BookPeople

Acclaimed crime author Dennis Tafoya is teaching a short mystery writing class on May 1st, 6:30 p.m. on BookPeople’s third floor.

tafoya  pictureIt’s a fun way to promote his new book The Poor Boy’s Game. He will teach an hour-long class on the elements of crime fiction using examples from classic and current authors as well as his own work. A fun and informative night for beginning and practicing writers as well as people who are just fans of the genre. Bring pen and paper.

Admission is free.

Dennis Tafoya has also authored The Wolves of Fairmount Park and Dope Thief. To find out more, click on

BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78703, 512-472-5050.


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You’ve heard of working your fingers to the bone?

What about a talented author who works her shoulders to the bone!

Kaye George recently had surgery on her rotator cuff. She had surgery on her other rotator cuff in 2010. So talk about working your rotator cuffs to the bone.

Now that she has bionic shoulders, I’m in awe of the tremendous amount of writing she’ll be able to do with her amazing android body.

Check out Kaye’s writing and other adventures at


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