Reader’s Favorite recognizes “The Law of Moses” in its annual international book award contest. The Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries, ranging from new independent authors to NYT best-sellers and celebrities. Readers’ Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on theContinue Reading Law of Moses Awarded Silver Medal
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!
All Aboard! Anyone who has read “The Law of Moses,” knows Sam is raised and lives the first part of his life in New York. For anyone who hasn’t, telling them so, isn’t much of a spoiler. In order to share the big news, I have no choice. Sam is going home! That’s right, SamContinue Reading Book Fair
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
We are now a month into the new year and it seems I am already weeks behind. I am a writer of novels and want to take a long overdue minute and thank some of my most dedicated fans. That’s you, by the way. One of my goals, this year, is to be more appreciative ofContinue Reading Sending You My Sincere Gratitude
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