The bad news is … it needs a lot more editing. As it always is, writing is not just writing some words down to tell a story, it is really writing and re-writing and re-writing some more. Its sort of like … Continue reading →
Thanks to my friends, family and fans voting for my book, Waiting on the Outside, it won first place in the category of non-fiction for the 2015 Preditors and Editors Readers Poll and third place for the book cover artwork that … Continue reading →
At long last have I finished making all the review changes my editor, Christina Frey, suggested and uploaded my manuscript to Create Space! Create Space is the Amazon company that provides a platform for self-published authors. You create an account, give … Continue reading →
There are over two million people incarcerated in the United States. What if your child was among them? What if your loved one made the wrong choices throughout their life and finally ended up in prison? What would you do? This book tells the story of my son and his journey to incarceration in a federal prison. It also tells of his gang affiliation with the Aryan Warriors and their influence in prisons across the country.
Most of his life, my son has had difficulties following the rules. For years, I tried everything I could to help him learn how to deal with his demons. Nothing worked. He could not seem to live a normal life without alcohol, drugs, and crime. The nights I spent lying awake, waiting for the phone to ring or to hear that he was injured, jailed, or dead cannot be counted. The days spent trying to find an answer spun out month after month and year after year, until my worst fears came true.
Every single person in a jail or prison has a loved one or family member who has been affected by their incarceration. This book gives a voice to all of the families out there, waiting on the outside.
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