“I’m trying to put a little bit of a rhythm to this discussion so that you have a chance to chew on it because believe me there is a whole lot of gristle in this bite of steak.” ~ Stewart Thurmond

Let’s grab a beer

If you’ve read my previous series, you know what a new book means. I’ll be out at Railport Brewing, in Waxahachie, on the 17th. How much do I love that place? I love it enough that I made the Brewmaster, Richard Womack, a character in my book. It’s not a hard sell to tell you … Continue reading Let’s grab a beer

Happy Post-4th of July

“Just remember it isn’t treason if you win.” ~ America I hope everyone had a great holiday, and I wanted to welcome you back with some news. The first thing of note is that the Audiobook of “The Fightin’ Side” has been completed by Toby Tomplay. All we’re waiting on now is for ACX to … Continue reading Happy Post-4th of July

What’s in a name?

One hundred twenty-five thousand, two hundred fifty-eight words. That’s where my first draft of the final book has ended. At times, the words flowed across the page faster than I could type them. At other moments, they didn’t flow at all. What started as an effort to keep a great D&D idea alive has led … Continue reading What’s in a name?


The fourth book of the “Sons of Texas” series has been underway for quite some time. There was a substantial break in development as my family moved across town to our new home. We’re settled in, and life is progressing at a unique pace as we find our equilibrium. Overall, I believe that each member … Continue reading Progress

The spoken word

Kingman Brewster, Jr., former President of Yale and Ambassador to St. James, is quoted as saying, “While the spoken word can travel faster, you can’t take it home in your hand. Only the written word can be absorbed wholly at the convenience of the reader.” Well, I can say that technology has made that statement … Continue reading The spoken word

It’s almost been a year

It’s almost been a year since I released my first book. I noticed that yesterday when I was looking at all of my Amazon metrics. So, what have we accomplished in a year together? For “The Stars at Knight,” Amazon provides genre metrics for each format. On Kindle, which is the most expansive and most … Continue reading It’s almost been a year


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