Welcome to my blog

I have only recently seriously taken to writing. Though I wrote and managed to have a couple of books published during my life, something clicked a few years ago and now, for better or worse, I sit at my table researching and writing about things that interest me.
My wife, Annie takes care of me. She keeps me eating too well and laughing often in our old farmhouse halfway up the Blue Ridge Mountains.
And this is my blog. Please explore, comment and enjoy.

I’m 57,000 words into the Islands novel and it is as if I came around a bend and there is a tree in the road. It is not an end so much as an impediment. When things progress smoothly we take for granted that is the natural order of things when in fact, the opposite is true. Many trees haven  [ Read More ]

Welcome to the Longclaws book blast.  This one of a kind novel by Steve Peek is an amazing journey into a different kind of horror story, with a new version of the mythology the reader might not expect. With an average of 4.7 stars out of 5, this is an amazing book that will take you places you don’t expect.  [ Read More ]

 An Open Letter to Friend Who Happens to Be an Author Herbie,  your email scares me.  If someone of his literary status is worried about the sales of his new, yet to be published, book, it cements the notion of a change more drastic than we’ve considered.  I began thinking about this when my cousin new book was launched with full  [ Read More ]

All writers have one thing in common.  We’re passionate about the written word, and we create stories to entertain everyone that encounters our work. But the passion behind our words can often be diluted and restrained, so I thought I’d share some thoughts on why writers do what they do, and some of what it takes. Books, books and more  [ Read More ]

    Below is a paragraph from a new book, working title Islands.   One morning people wake up all over the world and all the oceans are filled with new islands that no one can get to. Let me know what you think of the paragraph.   Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email