Monthly Archives: June 2013

B-17 PIlot over Europe during World War II

Image used with the kind permission of the Arizona Wing of the Comemorative Air Force, Falcon Field, Mesa, Arizona (www.azcaf.org). Alert readers will note a change in this blog’s name: since the putative trilogy of novels about flier Otto Kerchner … Continue reading

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Continuing Education

  A little more than halfway through the second novel of the Wingsseries, and I’m finding that I don’t know squat about the Korean War. Basically, I know that it lasted about two years, that my brother was born two … Continue reading

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Changes

Uh oh. Don’t look now, readers, but somewhere around 42,000 words, On Eagle Wings Upbornebecame the second book in a tetraology. I had been touting it as the second book in a trilogy, but with the book a little over … Continue reading

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Getting It Right

The second novel in the Wings trilogy is proceeding well, with about 36,000 words down out of 80,000 (first draft). I’ve put a picture of B-29 bombers at the top of this post because Otto flies them (among other aircraft) … Continue reading

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Etcetera

Well, it has been an interesting ten days or so in the effort to publish my first novel. I received a contract from a publisher, but after finding a number of factual errors in the book, I decided to withdraw … Continue reading

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