A Tax Weekend Giveaway

A special message from my vintage Royal typewriter: And not a single typo! Please click on the following links starting tomorrow for your free Kindle books: Fell on Black Days by Jeff Swesky Flight From Fear by Rabbi Samuel Cywiak with Jeff Swesky

“Fell on Black Days” Goodreads Giveaway

Dreamer Publications is giving away 3 autographed copies of my collection of short fiction, Fell on Black Days. The Giveaway is currently running and ends on Friday, February 5th. Enter here:   Goodreads Book Giveaway Fell on Black Days by Jeff Swesky Giveaway ends February 05, 2016. See the giveaway … Continue reading

What’s Going On

This post may not be as powerful or as moving as the Marvin Gaye hit by the same title, but yet the label still applies. I haven’t posted here in a while, but there’s a lot going on in my creative world, so I wanted to fill you in about … Continue reading

“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

Beware of Rip Tides

Beware of Rip Tides is a short story I had penned a few years back as a departure from some of my more serious literary works. I had set out to write a fun story with slapstick (and slightly naughty) humor that takes place on a beach. I’ve performed it … Continue reading

The Twelve Year Novel, Part 3 (the final part)

In case you had missed the previous parts, they can be read here: Part 1   Part 2 In the fall of 2007, I was invited to join a novel critique group hosted by local author, Sandra McDonald, who is well-known and respected in the fantasy and sci-fi genres. She’s also … Continue reading

The Twelve Year Novel, Part 2

Thanks to those of you who have left comments or given me feedback about Part 1 of The Twelve Year Novel, and if you missed it, you can view it here. During those years when I shelved Such A Dreamer, I took an important step that would ultimately help me … Continue reading

The Twelve Year Novel

I’m sure all you writers out there have heard about methods to write the first draft of a novel in 60 days or 90 days, but in 12 years?! Come on, Jeff, what the heck are you talking about?? Okay, let me clarify: this is not a process or method … Continue reading