Award Winning Wednesday – Michael Miller at The Tin Cup Clan — The Haps With Herb

Herb’s Blog, Herbdate 22636 – 939 Here’s the haps: Hello My Dear Fans, Friends, Fiends, Foes, Foundlings, Frogs, Frontiersmen, and Fidgeters, See, this is what happens to me, I skip a day in a streak. “Herb, nobody’s going to miss you for one day.” But one day turns into a week, turns into a month turns…Award Winning... Continue Reading →

Turkey Delivery

          By Michael Miller Autumn in the hills of East TN is a very special time. The smell of fresh-cut hay hangs heavy in the cool crisp air. Hills and hollers are dressed in their Sunday best; sporting vivid hues of orange, red and gold. An elegant mist hovers at tree-top level, just as a... Continue Reading →

Ahab’s real name was Wendall

Ahab...the name carry's with it a ponderous weight. Scenes of massive wooden ships under full canvas fill our noggins, if we allow ourselves the privilege, we can almost hear the overbearing Captain as he berates the lowly shipmates. With little effort we may go so far as to catch a glimpse of the massive white... Continue Reading →

Riding the Ribbon

Riding the Ribbon  Have you ever sat in your car watching as the train rolled by, wondering what it must be like to run alongside, grabbing a hold of the iron and stealing a free ride to God knows where? To simply sit on your perch and feel the rhythm of the rails in your bones and listen... Continue Reading →

Be “Still” my beating heart

Just finished another edit on Chapter eleven. So I thought I would share another excerpt. Here we find our character as he first enters the shed. He knows what will happen to him if he gets caught. But he has no other choice. As you read remember, he's only eleven, put yourself in his place.... 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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