It’s Coming!

Black Rose Writing will be publishing What Lies Within. What is this book about? #Duty #Revenge #Murder #Horror "There are four kinds of Homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy." —Ambrose Bierce The system failed Tyler McDermitt. He and his brother have vowed to protect unfortunate youth from a similar fate—or at least make those responsible, …

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Book Review — Inferno by Dan Brown

Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4) by Dan Brown Robert Smith (TyCobbsTeeth)'s review March 14, 2017 bookshelves: owned-paperbacks Inferno sets up fast. The story starts from several directions. Characters are brought along nicely, developing as the story lines converge. Like most of the books in this series, I find I learned a lot about the location and …

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What Lies!

I have some exciting updates! I completed What Lies Within, edited it, edited it, edited it (mowed, mulched, and raked), and then ran it through some beta-readers. It's ready 🙂 Last month I signed with an agent who I had been talking with for a while. It's a fantastic agency based in the U.K. and …

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I WON!

Well...a bronze isn't too bad. My short story, Breakfast is Severed just won Third Place in the Thriller category of Inkitt's writing contest. Hi TyCobbsTeeth! I just wanted to let you know that your story "Breakfast is Severed" has placed third in Inkitt's "Cult" writing contest! Congratulations! We were blown away by your narrative and …

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Breakfast is Severed – Part#8

David walked into the conference room a few minutes early. Lieutenant Colonel Greg Jeffreys and Captain Peter Moore were already there, chatting. “Sirs.” The two men glanced over and acknowledged him, “Specialist Cameron, please take a seat.” When David sat down, Lt Colonel Jeffreys continued. “Yeah, word is...that it was all crap. There was no …

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Breakfast is Servered – Part#7

Chief Richards looked up from some papers on his desk and his eyebrows popped. His eyes then scanned David up and down. “You had better rectify your aesthetics soldier. I need you in a uniform A-SAP!” “Sir, I...” “Listen David, I got a call at zero-dark-thirty by a lieutenant ordering me to a meeting when …

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Breakfast is Severed – Part#6

“David? Where are you? Are you okay?” “Yeah babe, I’m good. We’re good. I’ve got Curly with me up on Truman. There was a fire.” “I know” Jessie cut in. “I just heard it on the news. I’m on my way over.” She did not live far so, David stood up and looked north on …

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Breakfast is Severed – Part#5

David, an Information Technology Specialist for the Army’s 7th Signal Command reported to Telecommunications Operations Chief, Doug Richards. Chief Richards, as an Army Chief Warrant Officer 5 was responsible for all base systems and communications as well as support for all domestic Army units from corps to battalion. Under Chief Richards’s command, David was mandated …

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Breakfast is Severed – Part#4

The weight of the twenty five pound dog was starting to cause some aching in his arms, but it was Curly’s sharp elbows that forced David to set her down. “Curly, come.” he commanded, as he started towards the corner again. He pulled his phone out of his pocket and dialed. The line was picked …

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Breakfast is Severed – Part#3

Any thoughts he had of running in to grab a few things were dashed by the fire’s progression. The red sea had now crashed over the shoreline and was washing against the back of his house. As he stood across the street from his place, David realized this was the last time he would be …

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