Happy Veterans Day!

Happy Veterans Day to all of those who have served to protect our great country. Your dedication and sacrifices have provided Americans with the privileges and freedoms that we often take for granted. And Happy Veterans Day to all active duty military for continuing to fight for and defend our country. I’d … 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

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

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 Twelve Year Novel Revisited

This past summer, I went into great detail on my blog site about my long unfinished novel, Such a Dreamer, and the journey and reasons why—after twelve years since its inception—I had still not completed it. If you didn’t get to read this three part series, which will give you … Continue reading