Free Book Deal!

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Hey hey hey everybody! How’s it going? Good afternoon. We made it halfway through another week, so I wanted to stop by and give you all some news. I’m going to be giving away my first two books over the course of this coming weekend and the beginning of next week. It’s been a while since I did a book deal and what better way to do that than to showcase my first books.

My first book was called “Everything Comes Full Circle”. It’s much different from any of my other books since it’s more grounded in reality. There’s nothing paranormal, nothing science fiction. What happens when you bring back the most successful theater show from a small town high school? Well that’s what you will read about if you get Everything Comes Full Circle. Fun fact, the title comes from an Aerosmith song. It’s a little bit drama and a little bit of comedy. There might even be a little romance in there.  Everything Comes Full Circle will be free from June 23 until June 25.

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After that, we will step into the first part of my trilogy. “Paranormal Contact Vol. 1” will be free from June 26 to June 28th. Two group of friends who are bored with life decide to take their love of the paranormal to the next level. A contest is set up to see if aliens or ghosts exist. Jason, Greg, Shawn and Brad decide to head out west to Phoenix,AZ? Greg is a non-believer, but he’s willing to try. What will they find if anything? There’s only one way to find out!

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Two free books over the course of a few days. Not too bad. I hope if you haven’t read them yet, you will pick them up. Don’t forget to check out CKCCOnline.com and the CKCC page on Facebook. Have a good rest of your week everybody! Thanks for stopping by!

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Happy Father’s Day to all the father’s out there. Being a father is never an easy job. So thank you for all the fathers who go out of their way and sacrifice so that their children can have it a little easier.

Well, what better time to take a look at some of my favorite TV and movie dads than today on Father’s Day. There are so many great ones to look at, so let’s go ahead and start it off with a dishonorary mention. Because Ross Geller was a horrible dad to his son Ben! Especially after Baby Emma was born, it was almost like Ben was never mentioned again. Okay, now moving on to the good ones!

Honorary Mentions – Cliff Huxtable, Steven Keaton, Harry Stamper, Noah Levenstein, George McFly, Randy Marsh

5- Clark Griswold – Clark might not be the best dad in the world, but he certainly goes out of his way to provide for his kids. He wants to make sure they have great memories growing up. That’s why he gives them wonderful vacations to Wally World, Europe and even Vegas. Sure he doesn’t seem to notice that his kids look different each movie and actually flip flop who is older, but he loves them none the less!

4- Tom Bueller – Tom loves his son Ferris, to the point that he called home to check in on him when he thought his son was sick. He jokingly said that he and his wife should shoot Jeannie after the mother picked her up from jail.  At least I think it’s a joke. Yeah, we’ll go with that. Fun fact not related to Tom, but the actor and actress that played Ferris’s parents eventually did get married to each other. Awwwww.

3- Homer Simpson – Homer certainly came along way as a father. Mostly due to the PC police. But when we first met Homer, he would regularly choke his son. Not to say that Bart didn’t have it coming, but you can’t just go choking your kid. Homer learned the early. He did a lot to support his kids, when he wasn’t yelling at Lisa for playing her saxophone too loud…. hmmm, the more I think about it he wasn’t a good dad at all! Still high on my list though!

2. Al Bundy – Looking at a guy like Al, you wouldn’t think he would be a good dad. But deep down he really was. He claimed to not like his family (let alone love them) but his actions speak louder than words. He struggled to show his emotions, but he provided for them to the best that he could. He never forced his beliefs on his kids. It’s not like Bud ever joined No Ma’am or anything. But Al will never make it on the Neighbor of the year list!

1- Jason Seaver – My all time favorite dad growing up. Jason wanted to do what was right for his wife so he moved his practice into the home so that his wife Maggie would be able to go back to work. Jason was able to keep an eye on his four kids, and with sons like Mike and Ben, it was almost mandatory that they be supervised at all times.

Well, that does it. This week I will be doing some free book sales so look for an announcement in a day or two! Have a good one everybody!

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Welcome back! Before we get started with a new Top 5, let’s take a moment to remember Adam West, TV’s Batman who passed away yesterday. For many geeks like me, he was the first live action Super hero we had ever seen. I remember watching reruns of Batman at my grandparents house. Yeah it was corny and campy. But it was still a good show to watch. After I heard he passed, I watched Batman ’66 yesterday. I won’t say it still holds up, but it’s still a fun movie to watch. Thoughts to his family, friends and all his fans that lost a highly respected man.

Okay, moving on. Let’s get a little light hearted now after that tribute. Everyone has a list of celebrities they would love to just hang out with for one day, maybe grab a drink and just talk. So I thought today I would share with you my top 5 of people I’d like to grab a beer with.

Honorary Mentions- Neil Patrick Harris, Mark Hamil, Chris Pratt

5- Jennifer Lawrence – Okay, I like many other men have a celebrity crush on J-Law. But what makes her even more awesome is she’s goofy as hell. She doesn’t take herself seriously. She’s also a hell of an actress, earning her four Oscar nominations and one win.

4- Brian May – Lead guitarist for my all time favorite band Queen. He has co-written some of the biggest songs in the world, traveled the world with both Queen and several other bands such as The Brian May Band and more recently a woman named Kerry Ellis. Oh and if that wasn’t enough he is also an astrophysicist.  Because he wasn’t cool enough before?

3- Vince McMahon – I’ve been a wrestling fan ever since I could remember. It’s spanned the vast majority of my life quite honestly. So it’s no wonder I would love an opportunity to sit down with the man who took wrestling from a regional experience to a world traveling one.

2- Josh Gates. The name might not sound familiar to many people, which is a shame. Josh is a world traveler. He’s hosted two of my favorite shows. First he was on Destination: Truth on Sy-Fy. After the show ended, he moved to Travel Channel for Expedition: Unknown. DT deals with the paranormal. EU deals with some of the great mysteries in the world. Josh has traveled to almost every country and has been in all 50 states.  He’s so sarcastic in his shows.

1- Kevin Smith. Now I know Smith doesn’t drink, but we could certainly have a meal together and talk about all his great movies. I’m a huge fan of his and would love to pick his brain for a few hours. I’m sure he has some great stories from the sets of his movies. And when you consider some of the people he’s worked with, it’s a who’s who in Hollywood. From Ben Affleck to Matt Damon to Alan Rickman and George Carlin.

What about you? Who would you like to have a beer with? Let me know!

Don’t forget to check out CKCCOnline.Com. You can also like their page on Facebook

 

Exciting Announcement!

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I have been lucky enough to co-host a wrestling themed podcast every once in a while over the course of the last three years. And that podcast has certainly grown in the past few years. There’s a lot of loyal fans to the podcast, and a lot of them are incredibly creative.

Because of that, my good friend Chris has decided that their creativity needs to be rewarded. So he created the Club Kayfabe Creative Community online as well to recognize those who have helped spur along his podcasts.

I’m proud to announce that yours truly is a proud of member of the Club Kayfabe Creative Community.

What is the CKCC? I could try to explain it but I think it’s best that I let Chris explain it for you.  The Mission Statement: Our goal is to bring together creative people from all walks of life, and give them a platform to show off their talents. Anyone who does something on the internet that could be considered a creative outlet is welcome into our community! Whether you host a podcast, paint or draw pictures, dress up in intricate costumes, write in a blog or in published literature, make music, make crafts, or just show off your own athletic abilities, we want to feature you and promote you along with everything you do!

As you can see, no matter what your interest is there is something that will get your attention in the CKCC. So if you have a moment, please visit their website. You just might find something that interests you.  Remember that the website is in a soft opening. So all content has not been set up yet.

Being a part of this group is certainly going to inspire me. I work better as part of a group. So thank you to the CKCC for inviting me along to join the group!

State of Sales May 2017

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Woah has someone been a complete slacker in the past few months. And by that I mean me. But I will focus. I will get back to writing. I will get back to posting. I have a lot of big plans for the future. So yeah.

I didn’t do any marketing at all last month and you can tell by my sales. I had a total of 2 sales all month, and I blame myself for that. Two more books for the little engine that could known as Twisted & Sinful Stories. I guess the saying is true. Sex really does sell. And there’s nothing wrong with that.

There will several posts this weekend as I get back into the swing of things. Hope all is well with everyone.

State of Sales April 2017

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Welcome back to the State of Sales for April 2017. If you remember last month I had a big ol goose egg. Well the good news when that happens is I can only go up, right? And I did!

It does help that I did a free sale which got my name out there a little bit more. It’s a necessary evil to give away free books. Especially if it helps me get some sales in the long run.

The leader in book sales continues to be the Anthology that Morganna Williams, Jack Crosby, Jeremy Croston and I wrote called “Twisted & Sinful Stories”. That book has definitely proven that sex sells. With the exception of last month, there has been at least one sale a month since it’s release back in May of 2016. Has it really been that long? I’d say we need to do another one….

The Time Traveler’s Journal also had some sales this month as well. I know I’ve said it before, but of all my books that is the book I’m most proud of. Reviews have been excellent on that book too, which is good.

Stick with me because there’s some exciting news coming up in the very near future as far as this blog goes. It’s awesome when you’re able to partner with people you trust. So I’ll be able to announce that soon, I think.

In the mean time, have a good one (almost) everybody!

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Welcome back to another Top 5. It’s been a while since I did one. And since today is National Super Hero Day, I thought I would do my top 5 Super hero movies.

Honorable Mentions: Superman, Batman Forever, Captain America: Civil War, X-Men 2, Guardians Of The Galaxy

5) The Dark Knight – What I’m about to say might be controversial, but I’m okay with that. While I obviously enjoy this movie, I think part of the allure of it centers around the death of Heath Ledger. He was absolutely brilliant as the Joker, but it was hard to not fall into the hype immediately after it’s release. But watching it again after time had passed, it’s easy to have a new respect for the movie where I wasn’t blinded by the hype.

4) Batman (1989) – Michael Keaton and Tim Burton brought a new Batman to the screen. The only time we had seen a live action Batman previous to this it was beyond campy. Burton’s vision was dark but had a few light hearted moments as well. And speaking of the Joker, Jack Nicholson turn as the Joker was a 180 as well from what we had seen from Cesar Romero.

3) Captain America: The Winter Soldier – This was a Super Hero movie that was part action, part thriller and part comic book movie. Robert Redford playing a villain in a comic book movie was something you’d never think you’d see. It did a great job of expanding the character not only of Cap but Black Widow as well.

2) Iron Man – The movie that truly started it the entire craze. Tony Stark wasn’t exactly a well known character outside of comic book nerds, so it was a big risk starting the franchise out with him. It was an even bigger risk to hire someone like Robert Downey Jr who had fallen on hard times. He made some indy movies like Kiss Kiss Bang Bang after his recovery, but nothing on this level. It all came together in a damn near perfect movie.

1 The Avengers – This was it. This is what we were building towards. The first time seeing Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Black Widow, Hulk and Hawkeye together on the big screen. It had a great mix of action and comedy, though I admit sometimes the comedy wasn’t needed. They expanded the role of Loki making him so far the best villain in the MCU. Could that change once we actually see Thanos in all his villainous glory? Oh I think so!

So what about you? What is your favorite comic book movie?

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