How to Protect Your Work

First off: I’m not a lawyer. Let’s just get that cleared up! If there’s one thing most new self-published authors fear, it’s having their work stolen! What if they send it off to an agent or beta reader, and that person just goes ahead and publishes it under their name and it sells millions of …

$1 Books on Kindle!

Yesterday was a big day for the Chicago Bears and specifically their rookie QB Justin Fields! Coming off a brutal loss last week in which he was sacked 9 times, Fields went out and put up 24 points and over 200 yards passing in his first career win! So to celebrate that, I’m offering all …

$1 Books on Kindle!

For those of you who don’t know, I am a huge fan of the Chicago Bears football team. They’ve been without a superstar quarterback for basically 70 years, but this summer that appears to have changed when they drafted Justin Fields. He appropriately chose to wear #1 on his jersey, and this week he’s making …

Movie Review: The 11th Order

To be especially watchful at night and during the times for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority. – the Marine Corps’ 11th General Order of the Sentry Yesterday I watched a short film on YouTube right here, it was called The …

Back to the Daily Grind

Hello again! I’d like to apologize first of all for my lack of presence here the last couple weeks, I do have an excuse explanation for my absence. Due to the pandemic, for most of the last year I’ve been working a rotational schedule at work: three days in the office and two at home, …

Memorial Day 2021

It’s Memorial Day weekend! I won’t keep you long as I’d like to spend this time with my family. But this is a holiday that serves as a day of remembrance for those who died in military service. And I can’t let the day pass without mentioning the five Marines in the picture. They lost …

“Do you want to fight?”

I’m currently reading American Ulysses, a phenomenal biography of Ulysses S. Grant written by Ronald C. White. This is the third or fourth such book I’ve read about Grant, but every time I seem to learn more and more about one of my favorite Americans! For instance when he lived in Galena, IL, White tells …

“It is difficult to say anything without saying too much…”

“It is difficult to say anything without saying too much: the attempt to say a few words opens a floodgate of excitement, the egoist and artist at once desires to say how the stuff has grown, what it is like, and what (he thinks) he means or is trying to represent by it all.” -J. …

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