• Evan’s Casting Couch: Tip of a Bone goes to the movies

    by  • September 24, 2013

    Today, we’re continuing our coverage of “Tip of a Bone Week,” as proclaimed by Evan Lewis* at his blog, Davy Crockett’s Almanack of Mystery, Adventure and the Wild West!

    His Tuesday post is especially fun: you can check out Evan’s Dream Team cast for the yet-to-be-sold movie of Tip of a Bone. (His casting makes clear he’s a fan of vintage actors.)

    But before you go, take this short quiz:

    Which of these classic actresses plays Maya, the lead character?

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    For extra credit, which of these classic actors plays her brother?

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    To see if you’ve guessed right, mosey on over to Davy Crockett’s Almanack!

     

    *Evan Lewis is the esteemed author of the Skyler Hobbs mystery stories, teller of Tall Tales from the Davy Crockett era, and winner of the 2011 Mystery Writers of America’s Robert L. Fish award.

    It’s Tip of a Bone week!

    by  • September 23, 2013

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    Greetings!  This week, instead of swimming the winding waters, you should saddle up your steed and gallop over to Davy Crockett’s Almanack of Mystery, Adventure and the Wild West. September 23-28, 2013 has officially been proclaimed Tip of a Bone Week at the Almanack!

    Evan_LewisEvan Lewis, the blog’s esteemed host,* will reveal his review of the book and an photo essay illustrating scenes from this Oregon coast mystery. He’ll offer up a Dream Team cast to play the characters from Tip of a Bone (picture 30s starlets and vintage movie stars) and a Flash Fiction story, based on a scene from the Clam Strip.

    What are you waiting for? Mosey on over!

    Click here for Mystery, Adventure and the Wild West.

    *Evan Lewis is the very creative and talented author of the Skyler Hobbs mystery stories — and 2011 winner of the Mystery Writers of America’s Robert L. Fish Award for best short story by a new writer.