A New Era Begins: The Wandering Quill

I recently made the decision to do a little online home makeover. While I do still use the moniker “John’s Head” for many things, I felt it never truly encapsulated the scope of my work. So I turned inward and found inspiration from my family. As many of you may now know, I have been…

The World of Writers: Myths vs. Facts

The world of writing is one of the few which gets a ton of criticism from people who have no knowledge of the craft and trade.  Because of this, many myths exist about writers and this profession, and some of these “urban legends” have spawned a subculture of contempt for those who ply their hand…

Announcement to My Readers

This past week has been one of profound transition.  On March 24, 2017, I learned that the publisher of my novel Change Rising, Sarah Book Publishing, is ceasing printing of all work and going out of business.  While I appreciate what they have done for me as an author, I am not entirely surprised by this…

The Southern Storyteller…

There is an old axiom – the victors write the history books. History, of course, began as a set of written and verbal accounts, handed down from generation to generation. Thucydides, considered the “father of history,” became a legend for accurate, factual storytelling through his own records. The same for Roman Emperor Tiberius Claudius who,…