The worst-read writer

It’s been a long time since I’ve taken the time to sit around and read. In high school I always had a book. Always. I would read while I walked, while I ate, while a teacher lectured, and any time waiting was involved (for the bank teller, for the train, for an awkward moment to […]

Win a signed copy of “Homefront” – and more

Visit Backword Books to read Threshold author Bonnie Kozek’s fun and revealing interview with me, and to find out how you can win a signed copy of Homefront. CONTEST ENDS THURSDAY, OCT. 29. Some of the questions she asks: 1. The subject of military separation lends itself to gravity and heartache.  Yet, you’re funny.  And […]


The brain child of Kindle author Edward Patterson, who wanted to find a way to support military deployed overseas, Operation EBook Drop began small. In a post on the Kindle Boards – an online community for Kindle authors and readers – Patterson writes, “Today on Amazon I bumped into a soldier currently serving in Iraq […]

DEADLINE: Today. No entry fee to win 7 free, signed, paperbacks. You don’t even pay shipping!

Welcome to the Backword Books contest. Grand Prize: A package of seven books by Backword Books authors: Homefront by Kristen Tsetsi, Spam & Eggs by Andrew Kent, The Brightest Moon of the Century by Christopher Meeks, Threshold by Bonnie Kozek, Broken Bulbs by Eddie Wright, Waiting for Spring by RJ Keller, and North of Sunset […]