On the Waterfront – Sailing Into History: The Greatest Seaman

(Pensacola, Florida; April 21, 2022) – I posted the original version of this column nearly two years ago while I was still in Washington State.  However, as the Proud Lion is sailing into history now, this memory has taken up pride of place in the formation of memories gliding along the channel for the Grand … Continue reading On the Waterfront – Sailing Into History: The Greatest Seaman

FIVE DAYS!!!!

The adventure begins in just FIVE DAYS!!! Spain - 1999: Murder, attempted murder, manslaughter. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Isaac Shepherd takes up his magnifying glass for the very first time as he partners with young NCIS Special Agent Abraham Gray to stop a rapacious killer stalking the U.S. Navy community in Rota, Spain! Come … Continue reading FIVE DAYS!!!!

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,

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!!!!!!

And So It 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,

The Writer’s Craft – Worldbuilding, Part 4: Retcon City!

(Pensacola, Florida; Mar. 22, 2022,) – The privilege of worldbuilding is both a joy and a burden, an eagerly anticipated part of writing that storytellers relish, but one that requires good organizational skills in addition to a powerful imagination. A systematic approach to worldbuilding can prevent your sanity from taking flight, leaving you a frustrated … Continue reading The Writer’s Craft – Worldbuilding, Part 4: Retcon City!

The Writer’s Craft – Worldbuilding, Part 3: Organizing Original Organizations

(Pensacola, Florida; Mar. 15, 2022,) – Worldbuilding is an incredible unique opportunity allowing writers to turn fantasy into reality, bring new characters to life, and draw their readers into a land of adventure, excitement, romance, and danger. Developing your characters’ backstories is important, but it’s not something done in a vacuum of isolation.  Those characters … Continue reading The Writer’s Craft – Worldbuilding, Part 3: Organizing Original Organizations

Coming this April!

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,

The Writer’s Craft – Worldbuilding 2: Building Biographical Bastions!

(Pensacola, Florida; Feb. 23, 2022,) – Worldbuilding is a uniquely wonderful opportunity for a writer to enlarge the glorious tapestry of the literary world with exciting and heretofore unknown characters and stories. However, worldbuilding can seem like a daunting challenge.  The first step needed to keep this process within manageable limits is to figure out … Continue reading The Writer’s Craft – Worldbuilding 2: Building Biographical Bastions!