Glenn

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Date registered: June 26, 2009

Latest posts

  1. Through the Storms: The John G. Slover Diary — July 21, 2017
  2. New Release: SOLOMON’S MEN, 2nd Edition — July 21, 2017
  3. BLACK SUN: GOLD Medal in Historical Fiction — December 27, 2016
  4. Black Sun received a Readers Favorite 5 Star Review — July 12, 2016
  5. TGIA: Working in the Shadow World — July 10, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. Another Gut-Punch to Indie Authors — 43 comments
  2. Missing in Action, Part 1: Author Nicholas Guild, “The Assyrian” — 17 comments
  3. THE CHARACTER OF CHARACTER – an article by author Nicholas Guild — 17 comments
  4. MIA, Part 2: Author Robert R. McCammon “The Wolf’s Hour” — 10 comments
  5. Do you REALLY challenge yourself? — 10 comments

Author's posts listings

Through the Storms: The John G. Slover Diary

January 1864. The Civil War has raged across the nation for years, touched everyone, and taken its bloody toll on the Union and Confederacy. The missing, wounded and killed number in the thousands and the count continues to rise. When John G. Slover enlisted as a Private in the 3rd Wisconsin Cavalry, he never expected …

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New Release: SOLOMON’S MEN, 2nd Edition

The first edition of Solomon’s Men went out of print but after so many requests from readers, I brought it back as a second edition in print and eBook—new cover design and a bit of polish throughout the story. Don’t worry, it is the same story but doing so allowed me to improve the text. …

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BLACK SUN: GOLD Medal in Historical Fiction

 The Military Writers Society of America awarded Black Sun its 2016 GOLD Medal for excellence in Historical Fiction. This was a true honor considering the exacting standards of MWSA and the volume of great works Black Sun was in competition against. The accompanying MWSA review equaled the GOLD Medal: MWSA Book Review Black Sun Reviewed …

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Black Sun received a Readers Favorite 5 Star Review

Review by Viga Boland for Readers’ Favorite  It’s not unusual for me to cry at the end of a movie. But it’s totally unlike me to cry at the end of a book. How did Glenn Starkey move me so much with his historical fiction novel, Black Sun? Was it the series of bloodcurdling events …

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TGIA: Working in the Shadow World

 Through the years I’ve attended many a conference. Some were required training while others I requested due to their specialized subject matter. It wasn’t until my June 28th attendance at the weeklong Texas Gang Investigator’s Association (TGIA) Conference in San Antonio, Texas, that I came to fully appreciate the extent of intense effort it takes …

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My Journey With BLACK SUN

Readers often ask authors where ideas come from for their novels. It’s a good question and one even I’ve asked of my author friends. For me, BLACK SUN was born from old stories about bandits, revolutionaries, and Indian war parties my maternal grandfather used to tell me; curiosity about his life while growing up in …

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READERS FAVORITE: 5 Star Review of “Mr. Charon”

Reviewed By Lit Amri for Readers’ Favorite Glenn Starkey’s Mr. Charon is set in the quiet town of Thornton, Texas, 1962, where best friends Eddie, Andy, Cooper, Caleb and Herschel are trying to find some jobs in the summer. Old Mr. Nesbitt agrees to pay the boys $50 a week for yard work, cleaning, scraping and …

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Catching Up With Glenn

   I was honored with an interview by the wonderful Belinda Witzenhausen, a writer, artist, Creativity Coach, and Editor in her own right. We discussed my latest book MR. CHARON, the inspiration and challenges of it as a Young Adult novel, my average writing day schedule, and wrapped it all up with a brief discussion …

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“Mr. Charon” Released Today

“Mr. Charon” is a Young Adult, paranormal thriller that all ages will enjoy… In the dying town of Thornton, Texas, in the summer of 1962, five teenage boys have their fates forever entwined. Though all friends, their home lives are disturbingly different. Eddie has an abusive father, while Andy is the child of a single …

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Human Trafficking: Texas Gang Investigators Conference

This year I was again honored with an invitation to sign my novels at the Texas Gang Investigators Association Annual Conference (TGIA) held in Corpus Christi, Texas. It’s truly an author’s dream to have 853 attendees, plus families, guests, and speakers stop at your table to talk, purchase books for the first time—or return to …

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