Category: Writing

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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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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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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BRONZE MEDAL AWARD to AMAZON MOON

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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“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” http://12.197.242.25:88/broadwave.m3u?src=1&amp%3Brate=0 or go to http://www.bdcradio.com/ 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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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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BACK IN THE SADDLE AGAIN !!!

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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