Sneak Peek of The Struggle Bus, Ch. 1

1: The Border Tumbleweeds roamed the desert – large, round balls, weighing next to nothing. They rolled across the baked ground, bounding high before the hot wind as if to leap for joy – exulting in their freedom. Their tiny withered root was broken; a single dry thread that bound them to their past lives. […]


September 8th, 2020

So that’s how it feels to abandon writing

Today I stumbled across the blog of another person I deeply love and respect, and was smacked in the face with the brick-like fact that I had not written anything for too long. So I figure it’s time for an update. Logging into my website just now, I swatted away the cobwebs that had collected. […]


May 1st, 2020

The Struggle Bus: Synopsis #1

13-year old Grey and his family leave their unusual back woods pioneer life to join a travelling tent-evangelist group. In the years that follow, their travels take them across America with a group of well-meaning misfits. They move from adventure to adventure in a life that is a mix of church camp, gypsy caravan, and […]


November 5th, 2017

The Struggle Bus and NanoWrimo 2017

Hey my friends. I’ve joined NanoWrimo this year for the first time. I hope to use it as a means to set writing goals, and if all goes as planned, should have the vast bulk of the sequel, The Struggle Bus, written this month. If I find a way for the public to be able […]


November 2nd, 2017

Happy Halloween!

Halloween is a strange and unusual holiday, but it’s nice to spend time with family and friends. Let me take this opportunity to share the spookiest photo from Growing Up Itchy. This picture is from chapter 15: Explosive Sundays, where boys of all ages are overjoyed when an unexpected event interrupts a sleepy back-country church service. […]


October 31st, 2017

Video trailer released to YouTube

Hey friends – I’m excited to release the video trailer for my book, Growing Up Itchy. You can watch it here: Thanks to my Friend, Eddie Mathews for the great audio soundtrack.


October 18th, 2017

First print proof ordered

Today I took the exciting step of ordering the first print proof of Growing Up Itchy. If it looks good, I’ll be publishing it on Amazon a short while after. Jean Smith over at painted a beautiful cover painting for me, and it looks great. Thanks mom!


October 8th, 2017

Sneak Peek of Chapter 1

I released chapter 1 to the email newsletter last night. Hope you all enjoyed it! If you aren’t subscribed, please click here and fill out the form!


August 25th, 2017

Growing Up Itchy book cover revealed

I’m about settled on the book cover design. You know how it is, I could tweak it forever, but now that my beta feedback is all done, I’m ready to put this aside and get to editing. View it on facebook. The beta readers have been a real help, and I was able to identify some […]


May 16th, 2017

Beta Reading is in progress!

I printed out Growing Up Itchy in it’s entirety the other day, and it was exciting – something about holding that fat stack of paper was momentous. The manuscript is in the hands of a few families now, and they’ll be giving me feedback once they read through it, red pens in hand. I’m blessed […]


March 21st, 2017