Category: Black’s Beach Shuffle

Maybe It’s Too Late

I’m drifting higher and higher above the cloudsI may never come downMaybe it’s too lateMaybe it’s too lateMaybe it’s too late to save myself Here’s a bit of my musical history for you. Maybe It’s Too Late, circa …

General Atomics Campus Aerial Photograph 1967

The Hidden Fortress

In an earlier post I talked about my time working at a company called MP3.com and how it inspired the writing of my first Rolly Waters mystery, Black’s Beach Shuffle. One of the early chapters is titled The …

Confessions of a Dot Com Boomer

There’s an old axiom for folks working on their first novel – write what you know. It was something I took to heart when working on Black’s Beach Shuffle, the first Rolly Waters mystery. A lot of elements …

Guitar Players and Private Dicks: 10 Traits in Common

I write mystery novels that feature a private investigator named Rolly Waters. He’s also a guitar player – a very good guitar player, but not a particularly successful one. That’s why he has a day job as a …

Free Songs From my Vaults – Music from the Rolly Waters Mystery Series

As I mentioned in a previous blog entry, one of the things I get to do when working on my Rolly Waters books is raid my songwriting closet for material that I can use as lyrics for Rolly …