Jon Saboe – The Days of Peleg

Q: What excites you most about your book’s topic? Why did you choose it? Author: The intrigue and the many enigmas of ancient civilizations provide the backdrop for the adventure and excitement of The Days of Peleg. Initially, my decision to address these topics was brought about by my concerns with “establishment” archeology, and their [...]

Chapter Excerpt – Horst Hoefinger: Bad to the Bone

Chapter 1: Of All The Gin Joints In All The World… We met back in the early ‘90’s, December of ’92 to be exact. I just had a major blowout with my first, somewhat dysfunctional family and decided that it was best for all if I just left. My foster dad gave me a ride [...]

Guest Blog-Horst Hoefinger: Bad to the Bone

Something to Bark About When I was asked to do a guest blog post I wasn’t sure what I wanted to write about. So many topics to choose from, so little time to flush out a coherent thought. So I sat and pondered, and pondered and sat, waiting for divine intervention. A moment later the [...]

Horst Hoefinger: Bad to the Bone

Q: What excites you most about your book’s topic? Why did you choose it? Author: The main character in the book is my nearest and dearest friend. I’ve shared my house, my food and my bed with him. Of course I’m talking about my dog, Bo. In 2006 Bo was fourteen, and getting into ‘bonus’ [...]

Author Profile-Horst Hoefinger: Bad to the Bone

Q: Why did you decide to write this book? Author: In 2006, our rescue dog Bo was fourteen, and getting into ‘bonus’ time.  I got the idea to write a book to keep his memory alive long after he passed. Rather than writing it through my eyes, I decided to use Bo’s ‘voice’ and write [...]

Chapter Excerpt – David Kahn: Her Mother’s Diary

CHAPTER ONE It was minutes past midnight. A gentle breeze came from the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness area east of John Day, Oregon and brought the scent of prairie flowers and pine. It made Allison’s bedroom curtains do an erratic dance only to fall back again and again. The moonlight cast shadows against the old scarred [...]

Guest Blog – David Kahn: Her Mother’s Diary

Some time ago, I was asked why I wrote a book about the adventures of a teenage girl.  My reply was that I wished to get an important message across to young adults in their process of maturing.  To folks in that age group, offering any advice would be most certainly construed as a “lecture” [...]

David Kahn – Her Mother’s Diary

Q: What excites you most about your book’s topic? Why did you choose it? Author: There is real and on-going need for this type of book.  Young people need to be inspired to achieve greater goals.  James Russell Lowell, the poet, said, “Not failure, but low aim is a crime.” Q: How long did the [...]

Author Profile – David Kahn: Her Mother’s Diary

Q: Do you have any secret writing tips you’d like to share? Author: Apply the seat of the pants to the chair and do it as often and as consistently as possible.   Waiting for inspiration is a foolish excuse.  Write about anything- your recent visit to the dentist’s office, just be creative.  Practice! Q: Tell [...]

Chapter Excerpt – Robert Benjamin: I Promised You Daisies

…We had not taken ten steps when a voice broke through the background hum of city noises and the mutter of traffic down the hill. “Aren’t you both a bit old to be playing with those little toy airplanes?” What…? Us…?  Those are fighting words… no, wait, don’t say anything yet… My mind had been [...]