Posted on Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
The writing of The Maya Princess has begun. Follow along as this story goes from an idea, to words on a page, to finished chapters, to complete manuscript.
The goal is to create a missing-persons mystery […]
Posted on Sunday, July 31st, 2016
The writing for The 30th North Carolina Infantry in the Civil War is complete. The manuscript now goes to McFarland Publishing and work will begin on turning 475 pages of writing into a bound volume.
Posted on Saturday, August 29th, 2015
McFarland Publishing has released The 11th North Carolina Infantry in the Civil War.
The story of the men of an embattled Carolina regiment in 370 pages.
The volunteers came from all over the Old North State; including […]continue reading
Posted on Friday, June 26th, 2015
My editor at McFarland’s Publishing has notified me the book’s galley proofs will soon be delivered.
All that remains is the creation of the Index, and then the project goes to the printer!!
This task is almost […]
Posted on Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
Benjamin Bunn (1844-1907)
Company I – 30th North Carolina Infantry
Benjamin Bunn was 17 when he enlisted into the 30th NC Infantry. He grew up on a fairly large estate near Rocky Mount, Nash Co., NC, the […]
Thomas Venner’s book, The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War has been honored by an historical organization in Wisconsin.
Posted on Thursday, April 9th, 2015
The Milwaukee camp of Sons of Union Volunteers, led by Tom Mueller, conducted a remembrance ceremony on April 2, 2015, exactly 150 years after the Federal breakthrough of the Confederate lines at Petersburg. The 7th […]continue reading
Posted on Sunday, March 15th, 2015
The 30th North Carolina Infantry Defends the Sunken Road at Sharpsburg.
Colonel Frank Parker positioned his regiment of Tar Heels in the Sunken Road just after 8:30 AM on the morning of September 17, 1862. […]
Posted on Friday, March 6th, 2015
I have just signed a contract with McFarland Publishing to write my next book — The 30th North Carolina Infantry in the Civil War.
The 30th NC defended the Sunken Road at Sharpsburg, and found themselves […]
Posted on Monday, March 2nd, 2015
11th North Carolina Infantry Publication Update
McFarland Publishing has the manuscript and is working diligently to prepare it for publication.
All of the maps, photos, and images have been formatted and slotted into their positions within the pages.
Posted on Sunday, December 7th, 2014
The manuscript has been mailed to the publisher.
The stack of paper is 430 pages high, includes 35 photos and 18 maps, and contains over 100,000 words.
Now, comes the waiting part … at least six […]