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A Ride In My Uncle’s Warplane!

I hadn’t guessed that I would not only see, but fly in the aircraft that’s central to my novel about Uncle Herb’s exploits, heroism, and tragic crash-landing on a jungle island. Continue reading

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Writing in 40s Vernacular

How does one go about relearning the lost vernacular of another time? Fortunately, there are ways to do it. Continue reading

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Uncle Herb’s Story–Complete at Last!

If I have done my job as a writer well then you will see what it really means for heroes to go and fight and bleed and die to protect the ones they love. Continue reading

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Flight of the Avenger

My Uncle Herbert’s World War II story is a classic American tale of military bravery and sacrifice. I’m busy writing it now. Continue reading

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Avenger Pilot Found!

I’ve identified the Navy torpedo bomber pilot who was shot down along with my Uncle Herb while they were attacking an Imperial Japanese task force in the battle for Guadalcanal in 1943. It will take more research to get the details sorted out, but a blockbuster story is definitely in the offing. Continue reading

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