1,460 Days

1,460 Days

Today is my last day of having a three-year old. Just about this time tomorrow my son will officially be four years old.   IRead More

Writing in a Vacuum

Writing in a Vacuum

It’s late 2015 and I released my second novel, Ballyvaughan, several months ago. I’m well on my way to finishing my third novel and itRead More

Ballyvaughan – Chapter 1

Ballyvaughan – Chapter 1

Eddie’s back was against the light green cement block wall. His Glock 19 nine-millimeter pistol was in his hand and aimed towards the ground. HeRead More

A Trip to Ballyvaughan

A Trip to Ballyvaughan

Late last week my second novel quietly became available on Amazon.com. By the end of this week it should be available at all other onlineRead More

Sacred Pages

Sacred Pages

It was fourth grade and I’d finally made it to one of ‘those’ teachers classes. Every school has one or two. The teacher everyone can’tRead More

One is the loneliest number

My name is John and I self-publish.   That’s how it feels sometimes. Like I’m in a 12-step program for recovering authors who just ‘think’Read More

Ballyvaughan

Ballyvaughan

Writing the second novel about Eddie Holland was an adventure that took me from Austin to Ireland, unfortunately only in words. The manuscript is withRead More

Writers Write

When I designed the cover for my first book, The South Coast, in 2013, I had never designed a book cover before. I’d designed annualRead More