Folks...I am a blessed man. In my years I have had many travels and accumulated many stories. I have lived in the mountains and spent many years along our great coastlines. The LORD has allowed me to witness sunrise over the seas and sunsets beneath blue forests. I've soaked in tall tales from weathered old... Continue Reading →


The TIN CUP CLAN (Mystery of the Leech Cemetery Witch) has gone through countless edits, revisions, and rewrites, and is now in the Query-verse. Hopefully, an agent will see it for the wonderful and world-changing piece of timeless literature it is. ( I laughed while I wrote that). The second in the series: (The Search... Continue Reading →


A young fella came to visit the other night, odd and outspoken by any definition. He was rather insistent that I should allow him membership into The Tin Cup Clan. After careful consideration and more than a bit of pondering, I believe we have found the perfect spot for him. The person of Moby: he... Continue Reading →

Just a thought

"I don't build my characters, my characters introduce themselves to me at night. Some are my friends, others, not so much. But it is always on their terms, not mine." THE TIN CUP CLAN

Who is this Witch that you speak of?

This week's post is Chapter three as we go through our book. We begin to notice each boy's personality and watch as their relationship develops. Mark, the class bully, also begins to take his place in our tale. You may also notice a subtle Christian overtone has begun to develop; as a former pastor, I... Continue Reading →

The Most Important Meal of the Day

How many remember fifth grade? More importantly; how many remember the lunch room? Most don't understand the politics, social exchange and class warfare that transpired there. So...for just a bit, experience the "lunch-room" through the eyes of the Tin Cup Clan. This is just a small excerpt from Chapter Eight, I hope you can get... Continue Reading →

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