Straight from the Fort

New Twitter for Tree Fort Books

New Twitter for Tree Fort Books

Twitter. We're there. https://twitter.com/TreeFortBooks Join us, won't you? As a new publisher, we are adding features and tales often. We are active elsewhere on social media, but not yet Tweeting. Well, until yesterday. No politics. No nasty discussion. Just good...

New Story: The First Time You Die

New Story: The First Time You Die

I’ve published a new short story. “The First Time You Die.” It isn’t a silly modern tall tale like my others you might’ve seen. It’s not for children. There’s no profanity or sensual scenes. But it is about death. And within it, my story examines some related...

Skyward Looking: An Adventure in Wondering

Skyward Looking: An Adventure in Wondering

Looking skyward, there is an eternity beyond the tree line. And beyond the farthest planet, and beyond last star, what’s there? Through my faith, I believe God is there, as much as He is anywhere, as He is omnipresent. What’s physically beyond that farthest star? I...

Read Aloud

Read Aloud

Do you read aloud? You should. Read to your children. Read to your spouse. Read to your friends. Take a book from the page into real life. It’ll bring out aspects of the story you might not have noticed reading quietly. In my job as a speechwriter, I write so that...

A Brand-new Author Site?

A Brand-new Author Site?

This is new. Brand new. Well, sort of new. OK, not really new. The website (that's the pic you see in this post) and the tales it supported existed without much love for years. It needed an overhaul, so here we are. That's really not why I'm posting. I want to invite...

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