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May 01, 2019

Tough Enough Now Available! At Amazon on Kindle and Paperback Long before Nigel Logan sailed into St. Joe Bay to discover Florida’s Forgotten Coast, long before finding his new life and family away from a navy career cut short by … Continue reading

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Book Four?

Is there going to be another book from Stool 17 or not? I do get that question a lot, and it’s usually asked with a certain amount of impatience mixed with a sprinkling of anxiety. That excites and honors me. … Continue reading

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A Facelift for Tales from Stool 17

How many times have you heard it? You can’t judge a book by its cover. That’s true. However, we do anyway. The cover art we place on our work matters. Potential buyers will pass up the opportunity to get to … Continue reading

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Writing and Trust

We made it across the finish line. The conclusion of Tales from Stool 17 is done and available at The final book of this three-part series, Dark Days of Judgment, was overdue. It’s been over a year since book … Continue reading

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Tales from Stool 17; Dark Days of Judgment Available Now

NOW AVAILABLE!!!  AMAZON Kindle and Paperback

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Miss Dixie’s Story

The fat, heartless, callous veterinarian asked, “So, who is going to pay for this?” The lady and her girlfriend turned to look at each other, each face splattered with a look of disbelief. The lady turned back and said, “I … Continue reading

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First Interview

A few weeks ago I received an email from reporter Wes Locher. He is a staff writer for the The Star, the local newspaper in Port St. Joe. He asked if I would be interested in coming by to chat … Continue reading

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Shitty First Drafts

My decision to start writing came late in life. I was 50, a half-century in age, when I decided to throw all caution to the wind and start writing with purpose. Recognizing my age and eventual mortality, time wasn’t on … Continue reading

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