Author Archives: jachor

Save the past for the future

Good morning, Many of you know I had a book signing at That Bookstore In Blytheville (TBIB). I considered it successful although John Grisham no doubt signs and sells many more. But this about the store and not about me. … Continue reading

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Music to write by?

For a long time, I used CDs of sound playing in the background when I wrote. I had six or eight of them featuring babbling brooks, surf, rain, thunderstorms, etc. They have long since passed on to that great thrift … Continue reading

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Authors – prepare for your book signings

During preparation for a book signing, Chris Crawley from That Bookstore in Blytheville (TBIB) sent me links to one of the best sites for information about book signings. The Courier News of Blytheville refers to this store as legendary. Why … Continue reading

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Protect yourself …

I’m a fiction writer, but this can apply to most of us. In the middle of getting my first mystery (One, Two – Kill a Few) published and working with my editor on the second in the mystery series, my … Continue reading

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T1red of p@sswords? Y0u @reN*t @lone!

Quick personal note before I get to business. My Casey Fremont mystery novel is now available on Amazon as a paperback. Go to amazon.com and search on: john achor I have a problem resolving the time missing since my last … Continue reading

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A holiday gift from me to you … free, enjoy.

Let’s put the New Year’s resolutions to rest. Here is a list of my resolutions: 1) That’s all folks … – Easy Transfer – PC to Kindle First, why would I want to transfer Word files or other documents from … Continue reading

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Pay attention – to your body

This blog site is dedicated to matters relating to writing; however I’ll ask your forbearance if I stray a bit. I was taking a class at our local community college ― Expression Web (software for developing web sites). The class … Continue reading

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Videos

Hi all, This is my first attempt at creating a video. I’m using a fairly new camera: Nikon S9300. Next I have to decide how far to go in this direction and how often. Here’s a short url link to … Continue reading

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And the Winner is …

The contest is over and it is time to let you in on the winning title for my next Casey Fremont mystery and the winners; yes winners. As the contest period was drawing to a close, I decided on a … Continue reading

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Help name my next Casey Fremont mystery …

My first Casey Fremont novel was titled: “One, Two – Kill a Few.” The second, due for Kindle release early in 2012, is called: “Three, Four – Kill Some More” – I bet you’ve detected a pattern to the names … Continue reading

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