Happy Valentine’s Day from Stanley Thompson

What’s up readers of Books, Writing and Life? Strange title for a blog, but whatever. This here is your man, Stan. Yeah, the one and only Stanley Thompson, aka Stan-the-Man. (Hit me up on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/callmestantheman) Yo girl, Daphine Glenn Robinson is, er uh, “tied up” at the moment and won’t be able to post this week, so I’m taking over–that is at least for today. …or until she becomes untied, I mean gets free. (I’m … Continue reading

Mother Thompson | Meddling mother-in-law

I recently had a chance to sit down with Mother Thompson from the acclaimed novel, Too Many Lies. If you read this outstanding, faith-filled novel about a woman who took all she could from her deceptive husband, you know that Mother Thompson played a major role in her son’s deception. Mother Thompson declined an official interview with BW&L but did issue the following statement.  “First of all, thank you for allowing my son  to have his say … Continue reading

Interview with Stanley Thompson | The man readers love to hate

It is my goal to get readers up close and personal with the characters they read about as I continue my interview series with the main characters from Too Many Lies. Last week I spoke with Deidre Thompson, this week it’s Stanley’s turn to sound off. DGR: Thank you for your time, Stanley. So, we’ve heard from your ex-wife, Deidre, now it’s your turn. I am happy you accepted my interview request. Tell us a … Continue reading

Interview with Deidre Thompson | Why didn’t you leave sooner? (Part 2)

Part 2 of my interview with Deidre Thompson, the main character in Too Many Lies. Click here to view the trailer. DGR: Deidre, after last week’s post, there was buzz surrounding the book and your story. A woman even sent me a message stating she hated the fact  that she hadn’t read the book yet because as she began reading your interview, she felt bad because of the spoilers in your interview. She promised to … Continue reading

Interview with Deidre Thompson | Why didn’t you leave sooner? (Part 1)

Today, I am pleased to post my recent interview with Deidre Thompson, the main character in Too Many Lies. Many readers have wondered what kind of woman would stay with a man like Stanley, and I asked her the tough questions we’ve all wanted to ask. DGR: Thank you, Deidre, for agreeing to speak to me today. One of the first questions I’m asked when meeting with book clubs is why did you stay with … Continue reading

Too Many Lies is free Labor Day weekend (Fri-Sat)

This is what  happens when you have your hands in too much stuff at once. I just happened to be cruising Amazon and noticed my book was free this weekend. Yeah, I scheduled it that way a while back when I was trying to be efficient and do “intentional marketing,” but I totally forgot about it. I’m glad I noticed or else I wouldn’t have been able to promote it on my social media sites. … Continue reading

Book Release Parties

In the book industry, they say if you’ve written a book on a particular subject, that makes you a subject matter expert or SME. Well, since I’ve planned and executed a book launch party, I guess that makes me an expert on that, huh? Affirmative. A book party is all about the book and of course the author. What’s the theme of your book? Where does it take place? A portion of my book takes … Continue reading

Special Announcement for Aspiring Authors

Thank you for visiting and I’m so thankful for the outpouring of love you’ve shown to this blog. It’s been over a week since I’ve updated, but I have a very good reason for being quiet: MY BOOK IS OUT! Yes, I’m yelling! You need a good book to read, don’t you? Go ahead, entertain yourself…today! I’m so excited because Too Many Lies is my fourth book and I’m truly living out a dream. In … Continue reading