I would like to introduce you to a friend of mine. His name is John, but he writes under the pen name J. C. Fields. And he writes well. I just finished his first novel, The Fugitive’s Trail, and it’s a good one. You’ll be introduced to Special Agent Sean Kruger of the FBI andContinue Reading John’s Blog
It is Here! Today is the first day of the 2017 BookExpo New Title Showcase. If I told you it isn’t on my mind, I’d be lying to you. If I claimed not to be excited having one of my books in it, I’d not be telling the truth. The event is held in NewContinue Reading Book Fair: It’s Here!
Come on, come join me with Gayla at our weekly meeting. Gayla, I’d like you meet a friend of mine, who’s kind of going to look over our shoulder. Gayla is a petite woman with deep eyes blue eyes. Her hair is dark brunette and the smile you see is always there. She seems to neverContinue Reading The Thursday Meeting
“Writers aren’t exactly people…they’re a whole bunch of people trying to be one person.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald I couldn’tContinue Reading Should Clare Wear Glasses?
Writing is simple, Hemingway said, “sit at your typewriter (computer) and bleed.” I am willing to sacrifice for my craft and in all honesty feel I have. The rewards far outweigh any forfeit, I’ve suffered, but I remain ready to pay the price. That belief came under direct attack about a week ago. For thoseContinue Reading Sacrifice and Sushi
The Tenth Nail has a voice and that voice belongs to Paul J. McSorley. The Tenth Nail is the story of a murder. More than that, it is the story of a homicide detective trying to hold it together as he battles the guilt inside him for past sins and mistakes. He is ruled byContinue Reading “The Tenth Nail” has a Voice
Like many, I set goals for the coming year. Last year, 2016, (had to write that one more time) I set the goal to convert all my novels into audiobooks. I came up a little short, only six of the eight were finished by the time the ball dropped. The remaining two will be finishedContinue Reading Heard A Good Book Lately?
Sam and Laura have a voice and that voice belongs to Joseph R. Durika. The story of Sam and Laura is told in a trilogy of novels; The Law of Moses, A Higher Calling, and Vengeance Is Mine. Sam and Laura are two people who come of age just prior and during the Civil War. Continue Reading Sam and Laura have a Voice
“Dear Emma” has a voice and that voice belongs to Steven A. Gannet. The story of Emma is told by a character who is a youth counselor and volunteer Chaplain. I wanted a voice that had the patient sound of a man who has the patience to listen to people in trouble and suffering. TheContinue Reading “Dear Emma” has a Voice
In the year of 1864, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; the war that had split her country continued. This is her journal; these are her journeys. Dear Samuel, Everything I wrote concerning the disgrace known as “Hellmira” has come to pass. “Hellmira” is now the name given to our town andContinue Reading Winter 1864 No. 21