Hello, my dear friends and those who would be a friend if I knew you in person: I’m writing to you in my state of social distancing at home to avoid the coronavirus COVID-19. I am well, and I hope you are as well. These are scary times we live in. I want to share … More Coronavirus, God and journalism
These are but a few of the many special sections that I have coordinated for the Shelbyville Times-Gazette. Coordination includes setting a content budget, working with staff and stringers to produce the content and editing while meeting deadlines.
My wife and I enjoyed a benefit concert Friday night for Instruments of Joy. My friend Joshua MacLeod founded this charity while on a mission trip in Malawi, where he was impressed with a young man’s improvised guitar which he used to entertain children in an AIDS orphanage. I’ll let Joshua tell you more … More Instruments of Joy
As a community newspaper reporter, I often have the privilege to interview amazingly talented students and the things they are doing in school. Central Magnet School in Murfreesboro has a team that is a top 20 competitor in a national STEM competition sponsored by Samsung. They won $50,000. Each team produced a video about their … More Check out my cameo
Come see me at the Comic Art Attack on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Fly Arts Center in Shelbyville, TN!
The local author’s panel will be from 1-2 p.m. at The Fly Arts Building in Shelbyville. There will be presentations all day from talented authors.
For my latest awards in journalism, click here.
A heart-warming story that touches upon human trafficking. I never thought I would write a sentence like that. But that description is true for a fiction novel, “The Shadow,” written by a lady who has answered her calling to fight the vile selling of human beings. Kimberly Rae is an award-winning author of 20 books … More Novel gives gripping fictional tale of those who fight human trafficking
Chad Graham of Shelbyville, Tennessee won the free copy of “All the Trees Are Lime Green: The Hairy Crown Conspiracy, Book 2.” Chad’s name was drawn from the list of subscribers to my email bulletins.
Here is the cover art for Book 2 of The Hairy Crown Conspiracy, sequel to Hot Dogs Really Do Bark. The title will be announced in the near future. The book will launch by Christmas 2017. I commissioned this illustration on Fiverr. I own the copyright, but the very talented artist’s bio is here: Full … More Book 2 cover art reveal!
I donated a copy of Hot Dogs Really Do Bark to Eakin Elementary School on Nov. 15, 2017. Copies are being donated to area schools thanks to Donna Orr, widow of David Orr, a two-time double-lung transplant recipient, in his memory. David was a huge organ donation booster, and Donna is carrying on his work. … More Book donation