Veteran Talk – The Trauma Olympics

(Pensacola, Florida; Jan. 25, 2023) – The Trauma Olympics don't actually exists, but there are many people, both veterans and civilians, who still try to root for them! I've never tried to hide my frustration, indeed, my outrage and indignation, that I've been sidelined and marginalized by many veterans organizations and other trauma support groups … Continue reading Veteran Talk – The Trauma Olympics

The Writer’s Craft – The Winning Formula

(Pensacola, Florida; Jan. 12, 2023,) – The familiar cry often echoes across the hallowed halls of entertainment: this is boring; it's too formulaic! We often disparage disliked books, movies, and TV shows as being 'too formulaic.'  However, as writers, we have to ask the question, "What does 'too formulaic' actually mean?” The short answer is … Continue reading The Writer’s Craft – The Winning Formula

Sparks1524: 2022

https://youtu.be/HSX_BYG9Xl8 #nathanaelmiller, #sparks1524, #newyear, #happynewyear, #yearinreview, #2022inreview, #novelist, #novel, #accidentaldetective, #mystery, #murdermystery, #Florida, #Tennessee, #GulfCoast, #SunshineState, #Nashville, #Pensacola,

The Christmas Episode!

Join me for a brief, festive look at Christmas and holiday lights around the world, from 1998 – 2022!  Enjoy some holiday cheer as the Ghost of Christmas Present looms large in our world this weekend!! https://youtu.be/e0_ebH8LpUI #nathanaelmiller, #sparks1524, #Christmas, #Christmasepisode, #Christmaslights, #Holidaylights, #novel, #novelist, #accidentaldetective, #Florida, #Pensacola, #GulfCoast, #SunshineState,

On the Waterfront – Pongsona + 20

(Pensacola, Florida; Dec. 8, 2022) –Typhoon Pongsona schwacked the island of Guam twenty years ago today. I arrived on the island for my new assignment at the Fleet Imaging Command, Pacific's photo lab aboard Naval Base Guam barely three weeks earlier in November.  I landed on island just after my 32nd birthday, but don't let … Continue reading On the Waterfront – Pongsona + 20

On the Waterfront – Kris Kringle’s Critically Cautionary Christmas Carol

(Pensacola, Florida; Dec. 1, 2022) – The holiday season is upon us! For Christians such as myself, the Christmas season marks the birth of Jesus Christ.  For Jews, Hanukkah commemorates the retaking of Jerusalem during the 2nd Century B.C.E., as well as the Miracle of the Oil (when the supply of lamp oil, only enough … Continue reading On the Waterfront – Kris Kringle’s Critically Cautionary Christmas Carol

An excerpt from ‘Lionfish,’ coming next April from mystery writer Nathanael Miller!

The Accidental Detective is on the case, even though the Pacific Northwest can be a dangerous place! A brief excerpt from "Lionfish," the exciting new novel coming in April of 2023! __________________________________ “William, you have to call the police—!” Isaac found them spinning slightly as he managed to get the words out. Smith’s face exploded. … Continue reading An excerpt from ‘Lionfish,’ coming next April from mystery writer Nathanael Miller!

On the WaterfrontThanksgiving in Jolly Old England!

(Pensacola, Florida; Nov. 23, 2022) – I became a Yeoman (an admin clerk) when I enlisted in the Navy.  I didn't know what I really wanted to do long-term, but every command has administrative personnel, so what better rate to choose in order to actually see the Navy and figure out my ultimate path?  The … Continue reading On the WaterfrontThanksgiving in Jolly Old England!

Sparks1524 Video – 100!

NEW VIDEO!!  This is IT!  The 100th episode of Sparks1524!  Take a moment to see how it all began, and then join me for a brief discussion about the future plans I and my crack staff of one (me!) have in store!  Let's celebrate this small, but significant, milestone! https://youtu.be/2QhHSaa1ltk #nathanaelmiller, #sparks1524, #video, #justmythoughts, #travellog, … Continue reading Sparks1524 Video – 100!

Adventure Makes a GREAT Holiday Gift!

The adventures of the Accidental Detective are on sale NOW!! Available in paperback and ebook format, look for the following exciting mysteries by Nathanael Miller: -Proud Lion -The Norfolk Murders -And So It Begins #nathanaelmiller, #sparks1524, #accidentaldetective, #novel, #novelist, #mystery, #murdermystery, #isaacshepherd, #abrahamgray, #book, #holiday, #gift,