Memorial Day 2018

Happy Memorial Day. Thank you to all the men and women who gave their lives in service of our great nation. You and your families are on our minds today as we honor the sacrifice you made.

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A Different Perspective

  It's been a long time since I blogged about my personal thoughts.  I wanted to talk about something that's been on my mind for years and years and years!  I am very interested with the other side and their perspective.  What am I talking about?  I'm talking about how enemies see us. Let me … Continue reading A Different Perspective

Run The Table: Operation Intense Freedom

Run The Table:  Operation Intense Freedom has been released.  It is available on Amazon and you can pick it up through Kindle Unlimited as well.  This is the third book in my Warden Series. https://www.amazon.com/Run-Table-Operation-Intense-Freedom-ebook/dp/B01MA4LMGW   ~Would you cheat if the deck was already stacked against you?~ Paralyzed by fear. Staring up at the sky through … Continue reading Run The Table: Operation Intense Freedom

Police Shooting and Protests

I think I've been quiet on the issue for too long.  The issue is not going away on its own.  Me speaking on it won’t make any difference either, but I have friends on both sides of the police shooting issue.  I think I need to throw in my two cents.  Hopefully it can help … Continue reading Police Shooting and Protests

The Buildup to Operation Intense Freedom

I just published a novella.  It can be found at https://www.amazon.com/Buildup-Operation-Intense-Freedom-Novella-ebook/dp/B01KXMQLXE The events of this novella takes place before the events of my upcoming 3rd novel, Run The Table:  Operation Intense Freedom.  I didn't want to write an epic, and I also didn't want to lose this story line.  You can see your new favorite … Continue reading The Buildup to Operation Intense Freedom

Cover Reveal for my new book

Run The Table:  Operation Intense Freedom (Warden Series Book 3)   ~Would you cheat if the deck was already stacked against you?~ Paralyzed by fear. Staring up at the sky through his gas mask. John Gabriel Warden is terrified and lying in a hole. One minute its business as usual, and the next there are … Continue reading Cover Reveal for my new book

2002 Article from the Marines

I'll past the article here, but also provide the hyperlink http://www.lejeune.marines.mil/News/tabid/1099/Article/511882/radio-operator-passes-torch-marine-returns-to-cax-with-fathers-wisdom.aspx   Radio operator passes torch, Marine returns to CAX with father's wisdom By Lance Cpl. G. Lane Miley | | July 25, 2002 TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. -- "People often think of Chesty Puller or Smedley Butler as the model Marine, but I look up … Continue reading 2002 Article from the Marines

2002 Marine Corps article I’m in

I'm copying and pasting, but I'm also providing the hyperlink http://www.lejeune.marines.mil/News/tabid/1099/Article/511880/magtf-2-lands-adds-heat-to-desert-floor.aspx   MAGTF-2 lands; adds heat to desert floor By Lance Cpl. G. Lane Miley | | July 24, 2002 TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. -- The latest Combined Arms Exercise warriors have arrived. More than 2,000 Carolina-based Marines and sailors are currently at Camp Wilson here. … Continue reading 2002 Marine Corps article I’m in

Writing strong book characters of different backgrounds

I wanted to talk about writing strong book characters of different backgrounds, and how it relates to mainstream novels.  I started to write my first novel, All In:  The Globe Trot Shuffle,without knowing what race my characters would be.  I am half Filipino (Mother), and half American/Western European (Father).  And my main character is also … Continue reading Writing strong book characters of different backgrounds