“Thornetta: The Musical” Brings Home Two Stage Play Writing Awards

Over a year ago, when my dear friend Bridget Callaghan asked me to help her pen a musical about a wayward angel looking for redemption, I was extremely excited and beyond flattered. It was a simple but beautiful story idea that had been discussed within her family for many years, … 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 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

A Mighty Wind: A Photo Recap of My Time at the 2011 Halifax Art Festival

This past weekend, the 2011 Halifax Art Festival was held on Beach Street in Daytona. I was invited to join a table with the Florida Writers Association and sell my books, and since I’d never participated in an art festival before, I thought it was worth a shot. I wish I … Continue reading