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Iron House – John Hart – A Review
admin / July 29, 2011
I discovered John Hart a few years back.  I read his first book and loved it.  I was even more pleased when I learned he had a second book out and I was able to dive right in.  Then, as an added bonus, I learned[..]
Defending Jacob – William Landay – A Review
admin / July 14, 2011
So I was in Mobile, Alabama recently for a brief business trip.  During my visit, I wandered into the most delightful little bookstore on Dauphin Street.  The bookstore, Bienville Books, is just amazing.  Lots of new and many used (many of these signed) were to[..]
admin / July 06, 2011
As of late I feel my blog entries have been akin to motivational posters, but I’ve found that, ironically enough, some of my past blogs, Inspiration and Perspective, have been some of my most popular, well except for that one on Sex. To continue this[..]
admin / July 03, 2011
It wasn’t there, then it is - as simple as that.  In a single moment inspiration can hit, changing the course of your moment, minute or day.  Sometimes you find it in the oddest of places. When I began working on The Trust I was[..]
An Interview with dk LeVick – Author of Bridges – A Tale of Niagara
admin / June 28, 2011
1 – From your website bio it’s easy to see how you were drawn to write about the Falls and the Niagara area.  One of the more interesting places in the book is “Ol’Gordy’s.” Is this an actual place and if it is how does[..]
Book Signing Events – Did you Bring the Bricks?
admin / June 24, 2011
“Okay, we have everything?” “Books, business cards, bookmarks, stand, poster, yes, it all seems to be here.” “Did you get the bricks?” “Damn it, we forgot the bricks.” Getting ready for a book signing is a exercise in planning and organization – plain and simple. [..]
Take Half a Step Back
admin / June 20, 2011
My book, The Trust, has been out for about 5 months.  I’m not giving up my day job anytime soon, but I’ve been overwhelmed and humbled by the support and reception the book has received. Especially when you consider the fact that I am a[..]
Review – Bridges – A Tale of Niagara
admin / June 19, 2011
Niagara Falls evokes similar images for virtually any who consider this natural wonder and the surrounding area.  Water flowing over the two falls, the Maid of the Mist, and yes, honeymoons, all likely come to mind. But it shouldn’t surprise anyone to learn there is[..]
Making a First Impression
admin / June 15, 2011
In a nod to Forrest, Forrest Gump, “Momma said you never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Words more true have never been spoken.  Particularly if you’re a writer. As a writer, it’s all about grabbing a reader’s attention and getting them[..]
Review – A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
admin / June 12, 2011
I thought it time to review a classic.  A Confederacy of Dunces. The late John Kennedy Toole wrote Confederacy and no review could be complete without an understanding of Toole.  Toole was born in New Orleans where he started writing at an early age.  His[..]