The Rogues in The Record

This past Sunday, the Rogues Gallery Writers received some local press when a quarter page story about us and our new group novel, The Method Writers, was printed in the Book section of the St. Augustine Record. You can read it here.  

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

The Method Writers Book Launch Events on the First Coast

With the hardcover edition of “The Method Writers” coming out, the Rogues Gallery Writers are hosting a weekend of First Coast book launch events the weekend of September 7th-9th. Each of the three events will be unique in its own way. Please review the details below, and we hope you’ll … 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

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

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

The Rogues’ Bridget Callaghan to Debut Her Artwork

By now you’ve probably heard me go on and on about The Rogues Gallery Writers’ writing projects, but the members of our mastermind group have many creative talents. This Friday (October 7th,) fellow Rogue, Bridget Callaghan, will have her art debuted at the St. Augustine art gallery Simple Gestures. This … Continue reading

To Plank or Not To Plank…..

When the season premiere of The Office introduced “planking,” I thought it was a clever piece of fiction, an invention by the writing staff. No, it turns out that planking, or the “lying down game,” is some kind of craze that has been popular on social media sites for years! For those … Continue reading