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Date registered: June 26, 2009

Latest posts

  1. BLACK SUN: GOLD Medal in Historical Fiction — December 27, 2016
  2. Black Sun received a Readers Favorite 5 Star Review — July 12, 2016
  3. TGIA: Working in the Shadow World — July 10, 2016
  4. My Journey With BLACK SUN — May 16, 2016
  5. READERS FAVORITE: 5 Star Review of “Mr. Charon” — April 13, 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

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Earlier in the year I submitted Amazon Moon to the Military Writers Society of America for a review. The months passed and when I’d almost forgotten about it, I received a great review. One of the things about submitting the request for review was that it would also be entered in the 2014 MWSA Conference …

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I hate bullies…

When I asked “Ringo” DeLeon, President of the Texas Gang Investigators Association, why he worked in a gang unit, the 26 year veteran and Sergeant from Corpus Christi P.D. never hesitated with his reply: “I hate bullies.” Short, to the point, yet prolific when given thought. Say the word “Bully” and generally the first image …

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“Amazon Moon” — “Notable PAGE TURNER Book!”

AMAZON MOON is be honored as “Notable Book in the category of Page-Turners” in the Half Price Books sponsored 2013 Shelf Unbound Writing Competition for Best Independently Published Book. The top five books and “notable books by category,” as determined by the editors of Shelf Unbound, will receive editorial coverage in the December/January 2014 issue of …

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I Look Good On Radio! – The Tedd Dumas Show

The radio interview this morning on the “Tedd Dumas Show” went great! Had an excellent talk and wished there had been more time. Mr. Dumas makes you feel quite comfortable throughout the discussion and I truly appreciate him having me as a guest!  This was broadcast across 7 radio stations simultaneously. Want to hear the …

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The Tedd Dumas Radio Show — KWLV-Many, La

Radio Host Tedd Dumas will have author Glenn Starkey as his guest on Wednesday, 7:30 am, Oct.30th. The Tedd Dumas Program is broadcast “LIVE” on multiple FM stations – KWLV-Many, La., KZBL-Natchitoches, La., KBDV-Leesville, La., KVCL-Winnfield, La., and KTHP-Hemphill, Texas. Click on the link to listen “Live” or go to and click the “Listen To Show” button.

AMAZON MOON is released…

There’s no greater surprise than checking bookseller websites and seeing that your latest novel has been released two weeks ahead of schedule without your knowledge! Amazon Moon is my fourth published work and my first journey into a bit of sci-fi. Each of my novels is different in setting and characterizations. I haven’t yet settled …

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Graduates of the University of the Streets

Narcotics trafficking, human smuggling, weapons smuggling, home invasions, contract hits, prostitution, assault, theft, murder and prison are only part of the curriculum you undergo from the University of the Streets. In this school, passing grades on tests means you survived to live one more day.  As for graduation, when you have to constantly watch your …

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Nicholas Guild: Master of the Craft of Writing

Years ago, as an aspiring writer, I read “The Assyrian” by Nicholas Guild. Since that day I have considered him one of the finest authors in the literary world—and my silent mentor of the craft. There are others who speak highly of Nicholas Guild as well…Publishers Weekly, the Associated Press, The New York Times Book …

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I finished my six month security assignment and the school year has ended which gives me a break from the reading classes I do for several grades. Some of my other activities have obtained a balance and now I can focus once again on my writings. For a while it felt as if I were …

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There’s Not Enough Hours in the Day…

“Burning the candle at both ends—and running out of candle!” Well, that’s how I have  felt these past five months. I finished my latest novel AMAZON MOON in December and a good friend, international best-selling author Nicholas Guild read the work and provided excellent recommendations. All I have to do is find enough hours in …

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