Yes, I’m One of “Those” Readers

I’m not sure when it had started. I used to be able to focus on reading one book from start to finish before picking up and starting another book. But, for some reason, over the years, I’ve devolved into one of those readers who must tackle several books at once. The … Continue reading

Get Ready for Kenny Black Friday!

You may be sick of hearing about Black Friday and all of the doorbuster sales, but what I’m announcing is different. This friday is not just Black Friday, it’s Kenny Black Friday! And to take advantage of Kenny Black Friday, you don’t even need to leave your home and fight the crowd. … Continue reading

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

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

Delays and Other Updates

Unfortunately I have to push back the release date of the new version of The American Scream. This past week got away from me and I wasn’t able to put the manuscript together the way I had envisioned it in time. The new release date will be next Friday, November … 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

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