Monthly Archives: April 2013

An American Hero

Sometimes truth is harder than fiction. A Real-Life Version of Otto Kerchner

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Score Card

So, here’s the score so far for the first ten publishers I’ve sent my novel to. Two partial contract offers where I would pay something to have the book published. Two rejections Two “further look” responses where they wanted to … Continue reading

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Yet Another Change in Course

I’m thinking of changing my nickname from Lt. Dan to Captain Zig-Zag although I have never smoked any funny weed associated with the rolling papers endorsed by the Captain. So, there was no need for me not to inhale. No, … Continue reading

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Former B-17 Navigator Takes Another Flight

Former B-17 Navigator Takes Another Flight The aircraft in the video is the same one flown by Otto in On the Wings of Morning. Terrific feature from Boeing about this airman !

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A Shift in Strategy

I have changed my strategy in the past couple of weeks for trying to get my book published, sending queries and forms to agents instead of publishers. So far, I’ve contacted three agents from a list of ten (it’s been … Continue reading

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Not So Fast There, Sunny Jim!

It was last Friday that I announced in this space that I had received an offer of a contract for On the Wings of Morning and would probably sign the contract after consulting a few friends about it. A number … Continue reading

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