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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…

More Surprising Civil War Facts

1.From 1861 to 1865, the number of #orphans in America doubled. 2. #Horses and other draft animals had about a 7 month #life expectancy during the war. 3. The leading cause of death by disease during the war was diarrhea. About one case in 40 was fatal. Poor sanitation in camps and prisoner of war camps contributed to the situation. 4. Most #soldiers, when #marching, covered about 15 to 20 miles a day. Not bad, especially for southern soldiers who…

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…

BOOK TOUR through the South

This Friday I start out at the Jefferson davis museum in Biloxi, Mississippi. I stay there two days, talk, sell books, play the banjo and guitar and learn a lot myself. The plantation is named Beauvoir and was almost completely destroyed when hurricane katrina hit. it has since been rebuilt to its former glory. they have a strong school education program where students of all races come to learn about life on a plantation in the antebellum south. it's all…