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I am in my 40s and recently quit my job of 20 years to take care of my ill son and to pursue my love of writing.  Within this blog, I hope to cover all the ups and downs I will face as I go from unpublished to published writer, while facing the challenges of being a stay at home dad to a teenager battling Crohns and colitis. Along the way I'll spout off on pop culture and revisit the entertainment that made me the person I am today.  My writing primarily falls under horror but I hope to branch out to other genres as I travel down this path. 

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The reviews are coming in but I can still use your help

The reviews are starting to come in and so far people are enjoying the book. This really helps because new readers have nothing to base a book on when they check out a new writer. You can sample some chapters, or maybe follow a serial but without the feedback from people who have checked out the book, they're never quite sure. So I want to say thanks if you left a review, and encourage those that haven't finished the book yet, to leave one when you do. If for some reason you don't want to leave a review on Amazon or Goodreads but want to tell me something positive or negative about the book, please do. You can leave it on one of the posts, hit me up on Facebook, or email me. I would love to hear from you.

Also if you are reading Ephraim Godwin and The Sins of the Past, let me know. Tell me what you like or hate. Drop me a note letting me know what needs work on. If you like it, share it with others you think might be interested. It all helps me grow as a writer and improve my craft.

If you are interested in The Shadow Within but haven't made the plunge yet here are some of the reviews popping up on Amazon, Goodreads, and from the independent book review to help you decide.

"What a fabulous new horror debut from this author! Well written plot and story line that had me on the edge of my seat throughout. Twists and turns keep the suspense through the whole story. The characters have been well written and were believeable. Good world building helps enhance all that is happening within the story. Can't wait to see what he brings us next now!!! Recommend reading."

"...this was a gripping, well written, book with strong characters. The beginning of the book had me invested in the characters and completely unprepared for the twists to come. Although cliche, it is true I was unable to put this book down. Definitely a book for those interested in something new and innovative in writing styles."

"The ending was a total WOW... I had to know what happened next."

"This book did not disappoint. From the beginning, I wanted to keep reading to find out what was going to happen next."

"This book was great!! I loved the main character Jill."



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