Hello, and welcome to my site. I travel, research, write, make art and play music professionally. At present, my visual arts are sketching and painting.
My book, Ripples From the Holler has been published and is available at most bookstores such as amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com.
Here is a brief introduction:
Ripples From the Holler is a fictional trilogy blended with historical touchstones that recounts the extraordinary adventures of an American mixed-blood family who survived trials and hardships through the early 1900s back to the early 1800s. Truth, deception, and the mystic merge into peculiar twists and turns––times of elation and tragedy as the line transitions from Indian lifestyle to White civilization—hunter-gatherers to farmers.
Indian ancestors, the lore of Tennessee hill folk, effects of the Great Depression, bits of Civil War traumas, and Indian battles that raged across the plains and woodlands unfold. Narrated by a tenacious, feisty character whose life is deeply affected tells all––up front and personal.
Fantasy with action, mystery, and the supernatural are entwined together, spiced with a pinch of romance, some rippling across to the Tennessee river waters from faraway shores.
Rough sketches of key characters and landscapes are interspersed throughout to magnify the text visually tracing this remarkable line of kin, held together by God, love, and pure grit.
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