Love Those Game Cameras…

Love Those Game Cameras…

The signs were there, but it took a well-placed game-camera to confirm this trio of berry-eaters on the ranch. Taking a nocturnal stroll and dinner around 4:00 am, they were probably hidden and soundly sleeping by sunrise.

Summer Shear-Styles…

Summer Shear-Styles…

Yes, the summer shearing is almost done. The first thirty fleeces are sold and being processed at the woolen mill. The next wave of shearing woolies will commence next week. This summer has been super busy….ranch work, finding houses and trying to write my thousand words a day. A multigenerational anthology is in the works. … Continue reading

A Very Good Sign…

A Very Good Sign…

Hopefully, this rainbow will bring a little more rain, or a “please submit” from a book agent. Either one of these would be quite the good fortune.

Doing a Few Errands….

Doing a Few Errands….

My latest novel, “Three Emmys for a Dollar” is being sent out to literary agents this week. I am hoping for some positive energy soon. In the meantime, this ranch won’t take care of itself so the tractor is in high gear weeding, seeding and mowing the pastures. With a little luck, I’ll be back … Continue reading

No Rest Till Dawn….

No Rest Till Dawn….

I just finished this 97,000-word novel during the pandemic. It’s an action thriller from south of the border. For obvious reasons, I can’t say too much about the storyline yet, but the query letters are flying out the door for ” The Sicaria -No Rest Till Dawn”.

Almost a Second Hit….

Almost a Second Hit….

My second publishing attempt, “Outside the Compound”, took over a year to finish. The storyline was about a team of private contractors working out of Kandahar, Afghanistan during the war. With a bounty on his head, the daring protagonist spearheads this select group countering the Taliban’s recruitment of citizen soldiers. Dare I say more– because … Continue reading