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PERKS FOR PITCHING IN. IT’S A WIN, WIN. AND YOU GET BRAGGING RIGHTS

Every donation gets a Facebook and Newsletter shoutout. and you can brag that you helped publish a book when it is launched. $5 – A POEM in your honor. Clever, humorous original, though not insulting, poem about you .MORE PERKS BELOW PICTURE [caption id="attachment_613" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The second book of the trilogy[/caption] plus a Facebook and Newsletter shoutout $7 – A “Curt Locklear’s Plethora of Jokes” and the award-winning novella, CALLIE MOON, on PDF. Yours to read and enjoy. $12…

Splintered is the New Title for the 2nd Book

After a large number of votes were cast, Splintered still won by a huge margin. Thanks to all who voted. The book is at the published. It'll be a few months until it's ready to come out. I'll give plenty of notice. I invite everyone who has not read Asunder, A Novel of the Civil War, to get a copy. It's at Amazon, at BandN.com and at Outskirts Press. Other providers have picked it up, too. It's featured at Bookpeople…

Bee in the Car, first half

Bee in the Car  FIRST HALF.     I HOPE YOU ENJOY THIS SHORT STORY. First of all, I’m allergic to bees. That’s very important to this story. I carry an epinephrine pen with me wherever I go, because a bee sting could cause me to kick the bucket. Lucky me. Secondly, my neighbor called me a wimp because I couldn’t lift a tree limb that had fallen in my yard.  Not anything I’m proud of, but I would probably be featured on…

RESEARCH FOR THE NOVEL

In researching for my novel, Asunder, A Novel of the Civil War, I had a lot to learn. I dug through volumes of googled information as well as from books and pamphlets and actual Civil War era documents. I toured the battlefields multiple times. On one trek I walked the entire distance through  chest high grass of what had been the 3rd Texas Cavalry campground and discovered it was about 400 yards long. I also picked up some tics along…