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 ]