As You Were Novel

Thoughts on Dickie Betts: Jessica

“Jessica” Allman Brothers’ guitarist Dickie Betts died last week at 80. His songs, especially ‘Jessica,” have always been my favorite ABB cuts, and he will forever hold a special place in my heart. I’ve listened to the Allman’s since 1972 and still circle back to them several times a year. “Jessica” is an instrumental written for his baby daughter Jessica. …

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Screen Door Living

Folks are enjoying many ways to enjoy the Creek:   AUDIO: You’ll enjoy stories  as you drive or work at the  Creekbank Audio Podcast.   VIDEO:  Visit our YouTube Channel to join Curt on the Old House porch as he shares stories weekly. FACEBOOK: Follow us at The Creek Facebook Page. Become a Facebook Follower and keep up with news from The …

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Visit The Creek on YouTube, Audio Podcast, and Facebook.

Here are ways to stay abreast weekly of what’s happening at The Creek: AUDIO: You’ll enjoy stories that resonate at our Creekbank Audio Podcast. VIDEO:  Visit our YouTube Channel to join Curt on the Old House porch as he shares stories weekly. FACEBOOK:  Follow us at The Creek Facebook Page. Become a Facebook Follower and keep up with news from The …

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As You Were Chapter 1

The Hotel Bentley Alexandria, LA

  The following is Chapter 1 of As You Were, the sequel to our novel, A Spent Bullet. I’d appreciate your feedback on: What makes you want to pull for (and care about) Elizabeth and Harry? What emotions do you sense as Elizabeth stands in the Hotel Bentley lobby? Chapter 1              Difficulty is an excuse history doesn’t accept. …

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Sleeping on the Ground 2017

  Scroll down to find how easy it is to get your copy of As the Crow Flies. Sleeping on the Ground   When you sleep on the ground With the stars in your face, You can feel the full length Of the beauty and grace. -Dan Fogelberg  “The Wild Places”   I’ve just spent the last two nights sleeping …

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You’re Invited to Westport on Tuesday

The Westport Fight is an overlooked event that shaped western Louisiana. There is very little written information about this episode.  Read more here.    Our upcoming novel, As the Crow Flies, is set in 1881’s Louisiana’s No Man’s Land.  Crow is narrated by Missouri Cotten, a teen whose drifting family arrives in the piney woods and becomes involved in The …

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