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Danish Goods

Another book-lovers-appreciation-post coming up!

Since I am all up to my ears in tests to end this school year, nothing worth mentioning or posting about is happening in my life right now. 285 more words


The downside of #writing success: malicious reviews

I’m going to begin this blog by stating quite categorically that the vast majority of the reading public are lovely. Even if they don’t particularly enjoy your book they will be kind and constructive about it. 428 more words

Creative Writing

My "Authors On the Air" Interview

Pam Stack interviewed me yesterday for the Authors on the Air radio show, asking about my hard-boiled Mulligan crime novels in general and the latest one, … 127 more words

Writing Birmingham cop DCI Matt Proctor crime novels

Let’s Talk Murder…

Broad Street, the Bullring, Victoria Square, Spaghetti Junction, the Clent Hills – people who know Birmingham and the Black Country tell me they like to read my fictional stories set in real places – locations they have personally stood in, drove through, where they have ‘stopped and stared’. 85 more words

Posts On Books And Writing

"The New York Times" and "Suspense Magazine" Both Rave About "A Scourge of Vipers"

The New York Times book review section says this about A Scourge of Vipers, the latest book in my Edgar Award-winning series of hard-boiled crime novels:  The protagonist, Liam Mulligan, is barely holding onto his job at a dying Providence, RI., newspaper, “but until someone actually pulls the plug on this once-scrappy daily, Bruce DeSilva gives his smart and funny investigative sleuth something to live and fight for.” 128 more words

#Writers need to maintain a mental scrapbook

I’ve spent a little while working out how to use the visual media site, Pinterest. Now, reading how others operate on the site, I believe that my method of utilizing the images that I pin may be unusual. 298 more words


William D. Prystauk's BLOODLETTING: a New, Must-Read Crime Novel with a Fetish/BDSM Twist

Bloodletting by William D. Prystauk

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Denny Bowie, a young investigator for a Chicago law firm, risks everything to return to New York City to prove himself as a private investigator by solving the murder of a fetish photographer, Tommy Heat. 661 more words