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...

On Being Hacked for the Second Time

Last week, several people called or emailed asking if I sent them a Facebook request to be “my friend.” My wife even got one! The answer was no, the request was bogus. As soon as I found out what was happening, I forwarded the fake friend requests to my web mistress...

C4I in 1776

Imagine you are a frigate captain in 1776 for either the Continental or Royal Navy and once you opened your sailing orders, you were on your own. You could be at sea and not know a war has started or ended. Back in 1776, there were no smart phones or computers. The...