Category Archives: Fayetteville

DREAM WALKER, An excerpt

An excerpt from my book soon to be out on Kindle DREAM WALKER CHAPTER ONE Early evening shadows sent long, dark fingers across the alley at the back of Stirman’s Mercantile. Rachel crouched behind a stack of wooden crates, breath … Continue reading

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Chasing Leads

If you’re a writer then you know that a large portion of our work consists of research. That is especially true of historical writers, but none are exempt. Did you ever run across something in a fiction book that was … Continue reading

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Ice Storms and other distractions

As if my previous post signaled a crisis to come, an ice storm hit northwest Arkansas Tuesday. All afternoon Monday and into the night the freezing rain fell, challenging the best in everyone. Our son-in-law took his chainsaw to the … Continue reading

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