Thursday – A Little Personal – A call for Volunteers


“Hey, Boss.”

“Yes, Lucy?”

“Aren’t you releasing a book on October 1st?”

“Yes, I am.”

“Don’t you think it is time to ask for some help?”

“So stand aside and I’ll make a call for volunteers.”

Circumstances of Childhood

Circumstances of Childhood

I will be launching Circumstances of Childhood, ย a fictional family life story, with a traditional blog tour. The material will be ready for publication and just needs a copy and paste. The scheduled launch is October 1st. and the material will get to you a week before. ย If you would like to participate please send an e-mail to me at:

johnhowell (dot) wave (at)

Here is the blurb.

When a former pro football star and broadcaster, now a Wall Street maven is accused of insider trading, will he be able to prove his innocence and expose those who are guilty?

Greg and his boyhood pal dreamed of big success in professional football and then later in business. Greg was the only one to live the dream. Now the founder of an investment fund Greg is faced with a routine audit finding by the SEC. The audit points to irregularities and all the tracks lead to Greg. The justice department hits him with an indictment of 23 counts of fraud, money laundering, and insider trading. His firm goes bust, and Greg is on his own.

His best friend knows he is innocent but has been ordered under penalty of eternal damnation not to help.

If you enjoy stories of riches to rags, redemption, brotherly love, and a little of the paranormal, Circumstance of Childhood will keep you riveted.

Thank you.


“Perfect, John.”


“Nice Job, Pop.”




  1. harmonykentonline · · Reply

    Count me in, John! ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Thank you, Harmony ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Thank you so much, Chris.

      1. Welcome, John – Stay Safe ๐Ÿ˜€

  2. Happy to help as always.

    1. Thank you, Charles.

  3. I’m here for you, John. All three of my readers will see it.

    1. Ha ha ha. I value all of them.

  4. I’m on board!

    1. Thank you, Marie. MWAH

  5. Gwen Plano · · Reply

    I’m excited to help! ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Yep, me too! Sounds familiar.

    1. ha ha ha. I hope it does.

  7. I love how each pet calls you a different name, John. I think Crystal probably just calls me “Human.” She’s watching a youtube of a wild rabbit.
    Count me in, John (re the launch)! I hope you don’t mind if I do a weekday post for you.
    Have a thriving Thursday! (I’m on leave, so I will too!)

    1. Weekday is terrific. Thank you, Teagan.

  8. Reblogged this on Words To Captivate ~ by John Fioravanti and commented:
    John W. Howell gifts us with another episode with his furry kids – they want to help him launch his new book! I volunteer, Mr. Howell!! Please, enjoy…

  9. Following the playbook and sending my email now.

    1. Ha ha ha. Thanks, Craig.

  10. Sending my email.

  11. Fabulous, John! Would love the opportunity to share such great news. Cheers! ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Thank you, Natalie.

  12. I’m happy to help John!

    1. Thank you. Lizzie.

  13. D.L Finn, Author · · Reply

    Looking forward to it! I’m happy to help!

  14. Happy to help with your book lunch, John. Good luck. It sounds riveting! Christine

    1. Thank you, Christine.

  15. Hi John I am happy to help you. I will send you an email.

    1. Thank you so much Robbie.

  16. Happy to help John, will email you. ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Thank you, Marje.

  17. Reblogged this on Traces of the Soul and commented:
    It is always so exciting to hear of a fellow blogger launching…”another” book!!

    1. Thank you, Oliana.

  18. Hi, John. Sorry I’m late to the party, but count me in for helping you launch this book!

    1. Okay Jan. Thank you.

  19. brandy7sam · · Reply

    I will be glad to share with my friends. Fantastic!

    1. I f you send me an e-mail I can get you the material.

  20. Very happy to help, John. I’ll send you an email.

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