The Author Adventures # 3

Most of my friends know that I have a great love for lighthouses, and several years ago, two of my best friends, Roy and Donna Manasco, came across a small print of a painting by Steven Sundram, “Sureal Moments,” which focused on a lighthouse standing as sentry over a vast expanse of beach during aContinue reading “The Author Adventures # 3”

The Author Adventures – #2

People often ask me where I get ideas for my novels, and they also like to know the “behind-the-scenes” details of the actual writing. So periodically I share some of those details — especially the ones that I found personally enjoyable or that helped me grow as a writer. The writing of Quenton’s Honor taughtContinue reading “The Author Adventures – #2”

The Author Adventures – # 1

There’s a quote floating around out there among writers and readers that says, “Every book you’ve ever read is just a different combination of 26 letters.” I don’t know where it came from originally. I’ve searched the Internet for a reference, but found none. However, I know that quote is true. And this past week,Continue reading “The Author Adventures – # 1”

‘Stories That Leave You Thinking’ — on sale

My short story anthology Stories That Leave You Thinking is on sale during the whole month of June. A collection of diverse and slightly unconventional short short stories Have you ever come to the words “The End” when reading and just couldn’t seem to turn off your own imagination? Did your mind keep working onContinue reading “‘Stories That Leave You Thinking’ — on sale”

The Amazing Story of the Real St. Patrick

I’ve shared this story several times in article format over the past 9 years, but never put it all together in a book that was available on a world-wide market. But now it’s available through Amazon in paperback and digital. The little-known, but true story of one of the most amazing soul-winners in the historyContinue reading “The Amazing Story of the Real St. Patrick”

Simon Stone Book # 1 – On Sale This Week

Novellas are back in style. After decades with almost no “short novels” on the bookshelves, we’ve come back to the place where we want stories that require shorter time spans, but that still offer the true-to-life actions and emotions that satisfy. Novellas are, once again, taking their place as the genre of choice for busyContinue reading “Simon Stone Book # 1 – On Sale This Week”

Encouraging Love Story — On Sale for Valentine’s Month

Don’t forget about the big sale on JONAH’S SONG. This 4th book in The Smoky Mountain Series is a beautiful, memorable love story. Although it’s book # 4 in the series, it also stands alone as a complete and inspiring story. In fact, all the novels in this series are equally capable of standing aloneContinue reading “Encouraging Love Story — On Sale for Valentine’s Month”

It’s February – and Time for a Great Love Story

VALENTINE SPECIAL:  February 1 — February 14  E-Book: $1.99 Paperback: $7.99 What do the Biblical story of Ruth and the 21st-century novel, Jonah’s Song, have in common? Well you’ll have to read both stories to find out. Of course most people know the basic story of Ruth, so that leaves just one story left toContinue reading “It’s February – and Time for a Great Love Story”

What Does Christmas Mean to the Christ from Whom It’s Named?

WHAT DOES CHRISTMAS REALLY MEAN TO JESUS??? Everyone has different opinions and different feelings concerning the meaning of Christmas. What were Jesus’ feelings about coming from the throne into a tiny body that was laid in a manger at Bethlehem? That’s the focus of my most recent upload to Radical About Jesus YouTube channel: “Let’sContinue reading “What Does Christmas Mean to the Christ from Whom It’s Named?”

‘Stories That Leave You Thinking …’

Well, I’ved dithered, and dallied, and delayed for a year. I had all kinds of excuses and reasons — some good, some not so good. But all that’s behind me now, and I FINALLY have the enlarged second edition of my short short story anthology ready for public consumption. 🙂 Yep, it’s out there: STORIESContinue reading “‘Stories That Leave You Thinking …’”

You’ll Never Look at Halloween the Same Way Again

DIGITAL VERSION ON SALE THROUGH THE END OF OCTOBER:  $1.99 ` RACING TOWARD THE LIGHT What’s it about? When a small coastal town is invaded by witchcraft that threatens the lives of the school children and the future of the entire community, the citizens must learn to fight back with a Higher Power. Follow theContinue reading “You’ll Never Look at Halloween the Same Way Again”

Free E-Book — today through September 9

Do you prefer reading books digitally? Well, then this offer is for you. SET FREE TO LOVE, which is Book # 1 in The Smoky Mountain Series, is available for the next four days absolutely free in digital format. The book normally sells for $3.99, but since Amazon and I are focusing on The SmokyContinue reading “Free E-Book — today through September 9”