EXCERPT ‘A hard blow to the balls’

SCENE DRAFT | The D'Arkane Files

“I’m not going to attempt to teach you any advanced hand-to-hand combat. If you come on anyone or anything and I’m not there to handle them don’t screw around. Use a gun or a blade.” Alex showed Morgan the Fairbairn-Sykes commando knife in his hand. It looked like a long double-edged dagger. And was very […]

On This Day… We Stood With Our Allies

In these times, when an American president won’t state we’ll stand by our Allies… lest we forget… 73 years ago we did stand together to fight and defeat a great evil. On July 25, 1998 I sat in a theater and never have I had a more gut-wrenching moment brought about by a movie opening. […]

The Center That Holds

The Vital Cornerstones of a Life

I answered the phone, and after the “Hi, how’re you doing,” he started the conversation with: “I believe many of these students have already formed the way they view life. If they don’t have basic honesty as part of who they are…” It was Tom Faught, one of my authors on the phone; he’d emailed […]

VIDEO | Memoir Projects 2010-2017 (to date)

A Recap 4/14/2017

“You should write a book,” people tell you. Or perhaps you’ve had that thought yourself. And maybe the interest in writing your story or memoir has grown because with it you can leave something permanent as a legacy that provides details never shared before. With it you can educate, inform or entertain others; even create intellectual […]

What Now, Lieutenant?

The Story of General Richard 'Butch' Neal, USMC (Ret)

 1 FEB 2017: ‘What Now, Lieutenant‘ is the #1 new release at Amazon in Vietnam War Biographies. This excerpt is the story’s beginning… and ending. In between are 73,000+ words depicting the three decade plus career of a highly-decorated, retired, 4-star general in the United States Marine Corps. The book has been published and the hardback and […]

SEA DETAIL | A Naval Officer’s Voyage

Client Publishing Project

My company, Adducent’s, newest title (our 60th) from William D. Sullivan, VADM, USN (Retired). NOW AVAILABLE FOR ORDER! ABOUT THE BOOK Covering almost four decades of naval service, SEA DETAIL is the story of one naval officer’s career at sea and ashore. From the Vietnam War to the War on Terror, Admiral Sullivan was a participant in […]

“Behind the Smoke Curtain” a Novel Set in Vietnam 1967 – 1975

One of my Client Projects

Available Now Its sequel is also available. Mai was a beautiful young Vietnamese girl and a student at Saigon University. Scott was a young American reporter trying to establish himself as a freelance writer and journalist. Where better to seek that chance than in a war-torn country full of stories every day. They meet and […]

COVER REVEAL – BRIDGES | A Life Building and Crossing Them (A Memoir)

The cover concept for one of my latest completed projects. The memoir of a woman who went from picking cotton in the fields of 1950s South Carolina to retiring as a Major General in the US Air Force. About the Book Many people start life in a less than opportune place. They yearn for something more […]