Hello and welcome to Carriage Return, my bit of the World Wide Web.
Writer, editor, professor, and publisher, my career has taken me from encrypting classified messages for the military and covering school board meetings for a small county paper to moving documentation from traditional printing outfits to print-on-demand operations and publishing literary journals.
Use this site to learn more about my credentials and view some of my writing samples.
What's been happening over the last several months?
Last year was a busy one! I published the Southern Food issue of 2nd & Church. (Currently, we're on a sabbatical while I finish my first novel.) And around the same time, I finished editing Go for Orbit, the memoir of former Astronaut Rhea Seddon. The book is in a third printing. Click here to order a copy.
I'm taking a short break from teaching an online section of English at Western Kentucky University (again, the novel!), and I continue to attend local literary events throughout Middle Tennessee as time allows. In May, I participated in a publishing panel with the Chattanooga Writers’ Guild, and at the 2016 Southern Festival of Books, I was thrilled to introduce author Tim Champlin. Tim was promoting his new book, The Wild West of Louis L'Amour: An Illustrated Companion to the Frontier Fiction of an American Icon.
2nd & Church at the Southern Festival of Books