New Stuff Coming: I’m writing a book of short stories. Actually, I wrote them years ago and filed them away. I thought it would be fun to rewrite them-adding a few more twists, and give them away free. You might ask, “How can you make money doing that?” I probably can’t, but I’ve sold quite a few books so I thought my readers should get something in return. Follow my sight and I’ll let you know when they’re ready. Hope you enjoy.

It’s time to start-Just do it:

How can I say this politely without offending anyone, hmm? Talk less and do more. Sounds easy enough, but guess how many people say they will do something and talk a big game, but when the time comes, hey.. they are still talking about it and yet haven’t taken any action. We all like to […]

via Talk Less, Do More. Actions Speak for themselves. — Staying healthy isnt a crime-Fitness is a lifestyle choice

Bloodshot is here. Book 2 in the Cam Derringer series.

BookCoverImageCam Derringer, Key Wests most intriguing Private Investigator, finds himself in New York City and in the center of an assassin’s plot which creates havoc for Cam and his closest friends.
Is Bloodshot just a crazy game inspired by a couple of bored millionaires? It seemed that way until the shots became more deadly.
Cam tries to fight his way through a battle of wits with the assassin known as Bloodshot only to find that his path has been blocked by beautiful women and too many loose ends.
When Cam realizes that Robin Anderson–his lover and FBI agent– might be the next target, he steps up his game.
With a new suspect at every turn, this fast-paced thriller leads Cam down a path of destruction, where he has to choose between reality and romanticism and ultimately between life and death.



Originally posted on Story Empire: Ciao, SEers. As promised, I’m continuing my exploration of the author media kit. (If you missed that post or want a refresher before continuing, click here.) Today, we’re going to talk about the news release. (Press Release is an outdated term referring to the press that prints newspapers. That technology…

via Author Media Kits, Part 2—The News Release — From the Pen of Mae Clair

Good books come from good songs


Good books come from good songs.


Author Mac Fortner has been writing songs most of his life. What are they? They’re short stories. Making novels from songs seems to be the logical move.

“It works,” he says. “The story is already there.”

His first book–Rum City Bar– takes a young man from the mid-west to Nashville to be a star. The action moves from Nashville to the Florida Keys and then onto the fictional island of Rumora. It’s full of action and humor. The lyrics–“Sittin’ in Rum City Bar-Playin’ my old guitar– inspired the book.

Mac has already written and released the sequel– Battle For Rumora,” also inspired from a song.

The kicker is, he not only writes the story, but he adds some of his lyrics to the pages.

His most popular book–Knee Deep–has the sequel–Bloodshot–coming out soon.

You can read these books FREE on kindle unlimited. Don’t have it? Follow this link to his Amazon page. It will display his books and show you how to join Amazon Prime.



Rainy Day

Today was a cold, rainy day in Evansville, In. So what to do. Take advantage. Make another pot of coffee open your computer and start writing. I finally got over the little writers block I had because I knew there was nothing else to do. No distractions. My fishing pole is neatly tucked away in it’s holder; my Harley is parked in the garage and my Kayak is going nowhere. I’m a free man, so write.

It isn’t easy to sit at a computer all day when there is so much to do, but today I thoroughly enjoyed it. Tomorrow it’s supposed to rain again. Can’t wait.