A Duel Takes One of Our Best

In the early days of our country, several national leaders fought duels. Alexander Hamilton’s life was cut short by Aaron Burr and Andrew Jackson survived with a ball carried in his chest for the rest of his life but his opponent Charles Dickinson did not. The list of...

The American Revolution – Global or World War?

In the dictionary, the words ‘global war’ and ‘world war’ have similar but different definitions.  A ‘world war’ is a “war involving many large nations in different parts of the world.”  The same dictionary says a ‘global war’  “involves the major...

New Year’s Resolutions

Ever make a resolution on things you’ll do differently in the coming year?  Well, 2019 is upon us and it is time to make mine.  Since this blog is supposed to be about the author experience, there are three on my list and all are about improving my social...

Questions From Book Signings

My first book was released in September 2012.  That’s six years ago and since then, I’ve signed books at industry trade shows, association events, supermarkets, weekly Rotary, Kiwanis and Lion’s lunches to name a few of the places.  In other words, there’s been more...