I am an author, blogger and an un-apologetically patriotic American. I enjoy martial arts, shooting sports and writing. I currently live in Cary, NC with my German Shepherd named Sophie.

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Free Stuff … Review copies of Serpents Underfoot!

Free review copies of Serpents Underfoot are still available! There are a limited number of free review copies of Serpents Underfoot available on BookFunnel for anyone interested. They are in both Kindle and epub formats. The only catch is that, if you take one, I am asking you to please leave an honest review on…

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Vietnam Veteran, 5 Star Review & The Flesheater

Check out this great review from a Vietnam veteran! Anyone who reads Military Fiction will enjoy this book. DC Gilbert did an excellent job developing the characters and bringing them to life. I enjoyed the beginning, being a Vietnam Veteran, and thought it added to the plot of the story. The story has depth, and…

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Question: Why did you choose to write?

Is it for the money? An important question. Writing is not a get rich quick scheme. Certainly, there is nothing wrong with seeking to earn a few buck from your writing. I must confess that it was a pleasant surprise when people began to buy my books and actually enjoyed the stories I’d written. I…

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Bullies: A Very Valuable Lesson!

Judy Guion published a post on her blog, “Greatest Generation” Life Lessons, that really struck a chord with me. The bullying that goes on today has reached epic proportions. In fact, today we have a new special breed of bullies! We have adults, people who are supposedly intelligent and rational, people who are supposedly journalists,…

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Character Assassination vs. Death Penalty

Character assassination has become the tool “du jour” for low information individuals struggling to make political points. Happily, it often blows up in their faces. It is scary to me that people are okay with this and even participate. Mitch Teemley published this great post on his blog, The Power of Story. The New Death…

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Inspiration: The Story Behind Serpents Underfoot.

Why do authors write what they write? In discussions with some of my readers, the inspiration behind my military action thriller Serpents Underfoot comes up quite often. When I think about it, there are several factors that inspired me to write this novel. While inspiration can certainly come from a lot of places, I will…

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ONE LUCKY BEAR: A Raquette Lake Bear Tale

A great little story of one lucky young bear! I stumbled on this wonderful tale over at Charles H. Eldridge’s blog, Adirondack Native Photography! You should check it out (both the blog and the story)! This young black bear was one lucky bear. “RAQUETTE LAKE BEAR ENCOUNTER” A great post by Charles H. Eldridge One…

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Adirondack Bear Tales Gets First 5 Star Review

“An Unbearably Good Book!” A reader who did not leave a name just gave Adirondack Bear Tales its first review … Five Stars. So, thank you whoever you are. I am glad the stories were enjoyable! Here is the text of the review: DC Gilbert has done a masterful job of recreating the Adirondack camping…

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The British Supermarine Spitfire of WW II

Hero of the Battle of Britain Dirk DeKlein over at History of Sorts has a great little post on the British Supermarine Spitfire which was one of the best fighter planes of WW II. The story goes that Hermann Goering, head of the Luftwaffe, asked two of his generals, General Galland and General Molders, what…