Hahahaha! I not only forgot about this draft, I lost the whole website for a while, so please forgive the distance between the date above, and the date of publication.
So it's been longer than a year since I started on this website/blog-building adventure and I can honestly say, it's been exciting, though obscenity-filled-frustrating at times. So much has been going on, I didn't realize how long it had been since I last posted.
The excitement exploded in 2016. Just days after returning from the four-day ultimate new-rock cruise, ShipRocked, (www.shiprocked.com) where we partied till the wee hours with friends and entertainers alike, we saw Billy Gibbons and his band The BFG's at the Charleston Music Hall. Although a few ZZ Top songs were sprinkled throughout the show, the solo project is infused with Latin rhythms and it's just plain fun. We have the chance to see ZZ Top later this year, which will be a totally different show.
February found us at the new Gaillard Center in downtow...
Hey folks! See this grin? It's finally coming together, this novelist thing. As we speak, THE GUITARIST is being prepped and formatted for a 6X9 trade paperback. It will also be available in e-book form on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and other e-book sites. Pretty exciting stuff.
I'm proud to be working with a small, independent publisher called Livinoak Publishing. THE GUITARIST will be the company's second novel-length work, the first being E. David Moulton's PRODIGAL CHILD, which also deals with rock music. Must be the right place for me. We hope to have the book out by fall of this year. Though we're still finalizing the cover of THE GUITARIST, it's coming along nicely as well. I'll release it to you when we get a bit closer.
I'm still learning how to work this website, so I hope you'll have patience with me. I was ecstatic yesterday to finally get my domain name connected to the correct account, but I still can't get into the domain e-mail, so if you need me, I'm still on Faceboo...