The Summer of Black

Between writing Episode One of my crime noir serial, The Awakening of Kenny Black, and preparing my short story collection, Fell on Black Days, for publication, it truly has been the Summer of Black for me. Here’s a brief update on these projects and more: If you’ve been reading about Kenny … Continue reading

8 Copies of “Fell on Black Days” are Available for a Goodreads Book Giveaway!

Goodreads Book Giveaway Fell on Black Days by Jeff Swesky Giveaway ends August 26, 2014. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win

“Fell on Black Days” Preview Available on NoiseTrade!

NoiseTrade is a relatively new service that helps to connect musicians with potential fans. By giving NoiseTrade a portion of their music to make available as a free download, the musician or band will receive new exposure, email addresses for those who have downloaded the music, and 80% of all … Continue reading

Back in Business!

A big thanks to Mad Mike’s for repairing my laptop and getting me back in business in less than two days!! If you’re in the Traverse City area and need computer repairs, check him out. He was able to completely re-image my old hard drive, so no data or programs … Continue reading

Introducing “The Author’s Cut”

What is an Author’s Cut, you ask? Well, at the time I sat down to write this post, I had thought it was my own creative term, representing a concept no publisher would’ve come up with in a billion years. Then, realizing there a few original ideas, I Googled “Author’s … Continue reading

The American Scream Cover Part Deux

As I had promised in my post “Twenty Little Angels Above Newtown,” I have changed the cover for my satirical short story, The American Scream. Granted it took a lot longer for me to get around to it with so much going on around the holidays, but I knew I … Continue reading

The Rogues on Radio

Recently, the Rogues Gallery Writers were invited to be on The American Perspective radio show aired on Newsradio WTTB 1490 AM. Interviewed by Judyth Piazza, known as the “Italian American Oprah,” we discussed our group novel, The Method Writers, which was recently released in hardcover. Led by Judyth’s questions, we … Continue reading

Announcing “The Method Writers” Book Release Parties (September 7th – 9th)

You’ve probably heard me, or one of the other members of the Rogues Gallery Writers, talk about our first group novel, The Method Writers. Now that it’s being released in hardcover, we’re hosting a few book release parties from downtown St. Augustine to Ormond Beach during the weekend of September … Continue reading

Four Local Authors Write One Novel

Jeff Swesky, author, ghostwriter, editor, publisher, and speaker, is one of four local authors, known as The Rogues Gallery Writers. They got together eighteen months ago to develop one novel from four separate stories involving four distinct characters. The result? The Method Writers: 4 Writers, 4 Methods, One Twisted Novel. … Continue reading

The Release of The Method Writers

Recently The Rogues Gallery Writers, a small focus writers group that I’m a part of, released our first group novel, The Method Writers, to Kindle for only $2.99. The concept is simple, it’s about four frustrated writer friends, who adapt the method acting philosophy to immerse themselves into the lives … Continue reading