Summer is for ADVENTURE!

Summertime means ADVENTURE! Follow the adventures of mystery writer Nathanael Miller's Accidental Detective! Partnering with NCIS Special Agent Abraham Gray, Isaac Shepherd pursues threats against the United States Navy! Available NOW in paperback and ebook format on Amazon. Pick up a copy today! #nathanaelmiller, #sparks1524, #accidentaldetective, #isaacshepherd, #abrahamgray, #mystery, #novel, #Navy, #murdermystery,

The Writer’s Craft – Changing with the Times

(Pensacola, Florida; June 2, 2022,) – Characters must change with the times, or else they and their relationships become stagnant structures contemptuously consigned to the compost pile of failed creative ideas. However, as related to my recent column on Keeping Characters Consistent (https://sparks1524.com/2022/04/27/the-writers-craft-keeping-characters-consistent/), the challenge of ensuring your characters stay in character, even as they … Continue reading The Writer’s Craft – Changing with the Times

Coming in 2023 – LIONFISH!

The adventure is NOT over! An excerpt from the blockbuster mystery novel 'Lionfish,' coming in 2023!--------Abraham Gray knelt alone in his hotel room. He delicately sipped a ginger ale when not praying, trying to settle his stomach. Once his video conference was over, he’d grabbed dinner at the local IHOP before returning to his room. … Continue reading Coming in 2023 – LIONFISH!

The Writer’s Craft – Blocking Writer’s Block

(Pensacola, Florida; May 5, 2022,) – Writer’s block is the bane of all writers, a devious felon sneaking up on unsuspecting authors and unapologetically stealing their ability to put pen to paper. Creative disruptions are something we all deal with when trying to develop our next (or even our current) project.  We’ve all been there … Continue reading The Writer’s Craft – Blocking Writer’s Block

The Writer’s Craft – Keeping Characters Consistent

(Pensacola, Florida; Apr. 27, 2022,) – This week I celebrate the publication of And So It Begins, my third Accidental Detective novel! Available in paperback and ebook format on Amazon, this story opens in late 2018 with the newly-retired Isaac Shepherd adjusting to life after the Navy…and then his memories whisk the reader back to … Continue reading The Writer’s Craft – Keeping Characters Consistent

And So It Begins!

The Accident Detective is back--this time for the very first time! Spain, 1999: a rapacious killer stalks the U.S. Navy in Rota, Spain. A young sailor named Isaac Shepherd is thrust into a world of danger alongside NCIS Special Agent Abraham Gray in the newest mystery thriller by Nathanael Miller! Available on Amazon in ebook … Continue reading And So It Begins!

It’s coming! The adventure begins April 20th!

Spain, 1999: murder, attempted murder, manslaughter. The adventure begins! The new mystery novel by Nathanael Miller takes you back to the Accidental Detective's earliest days! Coming April 20th in paperback and ebook format on Amazon! #nathanaelmiller, #sparks1524, #novel, #novelist, #accidentaldetective, #isaacshepherd, #abrahamgray, #mystery, #murder, #murdermystery, #spain, #Navy, #military, #adventure, #book, #fiction,

On the Waterfront – Sailing into History: Meeting the Proud Lion

(Pensacola, Florida; April 7, 2022,) – There are moments when disparate threads of unrelated events are woven into a brand new cloth upon which the tapestry of our stories will forever be embroidered. USS Ponce (LPD 15) was one such moment for me.  Many unrelated threads from my childhood, my college days, and my early … Continue reading On the Waterfront – Sailing into History: Meeting the Proud Lion

The Adventure Returns…to the Beginning!

Spain, 1999: murder, attempted murder, manslaughter. The adventure begins! The new mystery novel by Nathanael Miller takes you back to the Accidental Detective's earliest days! Coming April 20th in paperback and ebook format on Amazon! #nathanaelmiller; #sparks1524; #novel; #novelist; #accidentaldetective; #isaacshepherd; #abrahamgray; #mystery; #murder; #murdermystery; #spain; #Navy; #military; #adventure; #book; #fiction,

Coming April 20th!!!!!!

Coming April 20th! Murder, attempted murder, manslaughter! Hop on the roller coaster of the Accidental Detective's first case! A short excerpt of the drama is below! ---------------- The erupting chaos didn’t change the necessity for Isaac Shepherd to be in surgery that morning. Empty of stomach and exhausted from the constant pain of his injuries, … Continue reading Coming April 20th!!!!!!