Monthly Archives: May 2014

Research at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian

That’s 89 year old Jerry Wolf.  He’s the elder statesman at the Cherokee Indian Museum in Cherokee, NC.  Jerry agreed to spend an hour with me last Friday as I did research on my next novel, “Jasper Lilla and the … Continue reading

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Prologue from “Why Me?”

PROLOGUE from “WHY ME?” It was a little thing but it disappointed him anyway. He wanted to hear the “tink” as he threw the empty beer can on the floor behind the passenger seat of his Mustang. You could never … Continue reading

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PROLOGUE from “Why Natasha?”

PROLOGUE from “Why Natasha?” There should have been a sound–she knew that much–but she was also aware that not hearing anything was curious. It was as if she was watching someone else from a detached distance. A voice came.  The … Continue reading

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My writing inspired his latest book

That’s Craig McDonald. He’s one of my oldest and dearest friends. He is also a writing buddy. He was writing “Among His Personal Effects” while I was writing “Presence and Truth.” While I wrote my first century church novel, “The … Continue reading

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“Just when I thought I was done”

That’s me sitting outside KP Duty trying to figure out how to rewrite a chapter of “Why Now?” Yesterday I thought I was done and then something changed…. My schedule opened up today so I was able to get over … Continue reading

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Putting “Why Now?” to rest

Earlier this afternoon I finished my last pre-editor edits on “Why Now?” I have a meeting set up with the Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts on Friday to get their init on how I have represented various Kingsport cultural events … Continue reading

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