Category Archives: books

Saddled Up and Ridin’ the Trail

With the recent release of Desperate Journeys, Desperate Journeys my book of five suspenseful, action-packed crime stories, I have now saddled up and am ridin’ the trail of writing western stories that will be included in several books of western tales by … Continue reading

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Book Project & Events Updates

I’ve just sent the third story in my book of action and suspense crime dramas to Beta Readers. The story is “The Misunderstanding.” It’s about a family who enrages a violent psychopath when they accidentally take his suitcase instead of … Continue reading

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A Cool Accident

The colorful pattern you see above from two perspectives came out of my printer out of the blue (and red, yellow, green…). I don’t know why or how, but thought it was rally cool and decided to share it with … Continue reading

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Sunny Illustrations

My latest children’s picture book project is titled Sunny Saves the Day. It’s about a rambunctious puppy whose antics help a grumpy couple learn to laugh and smile. Jack Wiens has nearly completed all the illustrations, and Karen M. Smith completed … Continue reading

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An Author and His Work

James “Jay” J. Cudney is a young author that a fellow blogger recently introduced me to. His first book Watching Glass Shatter was released last year and appears to be doing extraordinarily well. Jay also seems to be making all … Continue reading

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Full Library from Tossed Books

Full library from tossed books What a great idea: Take all the books people throw away and create a library for everyone! Sources: CNN and Not All News is Bad With Love, Russ  

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Starting them Early

(Thomas wearing wear my boots.) When I returned home Sunday evening from a weekend book event, My Beloved told me of a conversation she had with our five-year-old grandson Thomas during a visit that morning: Thomas: “Where are all the … Continue reading

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