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.

PTSD

A Poem on PTSD by U.S. Marine, Frank Lazzaro

PTSD and the Vietnam War! A former Marine I recently met, Frank Lazzaro, who’d served in the Vietnam war. shared this poem he’d written on PTSD some time ago. He told me I could share it if I wished to. I did think it was pretty good and definitely worth sharing, so I decided to…

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Holy Moly! Got My First Five Star Review for Serpents Underfoot

First Five Star Review for Serpents Underfoot Great Jumping Jehoshaphat!  I just got my first Five Star Review for the paperback version of Serpents Underfoot, which is identical to the Kindle versions, so I am claiming that it counts equally for both. Thank you to Lee Sassman for that awesome review. Much appreciated!! I have…

Serpents Underfoot Update: Paperback Released & Kindle Updated

Serpents Underfoot Update: Paperback Available! A Serpents Underfoot Update! Well, it took a bit … but the paperback, along with the updated Kindle version, are both now available on Amazon.com. Looks like a few people have already ordered paperback copies and to those people I say, “Thank you very much!”  I hope anyone who reads…

Singing the First Novel Published Blues

The First Novel Published Blues Some lessons learned! So I have made some newbie “First Novel” mistakes. They are lessons learned. Here is what I now understand. Do not put your Kindle version out until you are completely and one hundred percent, absolutely sure you are done reviewing the written version!  You see, I edited and re-edited my…

Thank you recent Serpents Underfoot purchasers!

Thank you very much! Wowsers!!! Whoever the two people were who were bought the Kindle version of Serpents Underfoot over the last two days … Thank You! Seeing that was a great way to start off my morning.  It is one thing to write a book. Something else entirely to have people actually read it and…

Serpents Underfoot Kindle Edition by D.C. Gilbert – Now Available at Amazon.com

Serpents Underfoot by D.C. Gilbert – Now Available! Serpents Underfoot Kindle Edition! Ladies and Gentleman!  Serpents Underfoot Kindle Edition, is now available on Amazon.com. What a momentous occasion! I am now officially a published author! Needless to say, this is very exciting for me!  I worked very hard on this book over the last few…

Serpents Underfoot: A New Novel by DC Gilbert

JD Cordell’s family paid in blood to make this country what it is … a land of the Free and the home of the Brave! His ancestors and family have fought in every conflict that the United States has been involved in going back as far as the French and Indian War. Now JD, a U.S. Navy SEAL is caught up in a terrorist plot that could destroy that very same country. What can JD do prevent a major terrorist strike which has the potential to destroy the entire American way of life? You will have to read the book to find out … but, JD’s honor will not allow him to simply walk away.

Book Review: The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

It bears an eerie resemblance to the National Socialists battling the Communists in pre-WW II Germany. We even have some people fanning the flames of racial discord and class warfare. American and its people are better than this. Reminding ourselves of what has occurred in the past can help us prevent it in the future.

Remembering Today: 9/11 and Hurricane Irma

Remembering Today Hurricane Irma My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone in the path of Hurricane Irma. I have relatives in both Orlando and Tampa, Florida … and so far, they seem to be okay. I must say I have never seen such an outpouring of support and help being offered to victims of…