Music as a Character in the Crime Story

Friday, November 14, 8.30 a.m. at the Bouchercon 2014 Conference, Hyatt Regency, Long Beach, CA. I’m a panelist with authors Jeffrey Deaver, Bill Moody, Paul Charles and Baron Birtcher talking about Music as a Character or Key Element in the Crime Story. The major clue in my new crime novel, “Digging Too Deep,” is a scrap of paper, part of the score of an Arnold Schoenberg composition. We’ll all be signing our books afterwards.

Immortal At Last!

Grateful to see that the Encyclopedia Britannica has published the section they asked me to write concerning Gunther Rall. The editor gave me a byline, as well as my photo and brief bio as the author of Rall’s biography, “Gunther Rall: Luftwaffe Ace and NATO General.” As long as the EB endures, and since it is now digital and up in the clouds, it could be forever!

Talk and Book Signing

Sunday, January 18, 2015. 2 p.m. – 4 pm. On a panel with two other crime writers talking about writing mysteries and discussing our books. I will also have flyers available for my World War II biography, “Gunther Rall: Luftwaffe Ace and NATO General,” an eBook at

Slogging Through Blogging

Slogging Through Bloggging by admin • January 13, 2015 • 0 Comments ID-100211058By Jill Amadio // Remember when everyone frantically rushed to create a blog? And then we scrambled to be a guest blogger, accepting every invitation that came our way, and later joined the blog-hop craze? And after that we agonized over how often to blog and if readers were finding us? That’s when some writers realized they were singing to the choir and either cut back on posts or quit altogether. Others decided they were spending too much time blogging, to say nothing of Facebooking, Twittering, LinkingIn, and...

This is My Life? Interview by Brian Humek.

The Jill Amadio Interview by Brian Humek in Book People. Jill Amadio is a very talented writer. Her experiences range from writing for newspapers in England and Thailand to being a regular contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine to ghostwriting books such as the Rudy Vallee life story and the story behind Luftwaffe Ace Günther Rall. She now spends most of her time writing mysteries and is a member of the Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime and the Authors Guild among other groups. I hope you enjoy the Jill Amadio interview, by Brian Humek. A lot of our readers may be familiar with your books,...

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