Author Archives: John W. Howell

Top Ten Things Not to Do on the First Transcontinental Mail Service Route in 1858

  This week marks the 162nd anniversary of the first transcontinental mail service between St Louis and San Francisco in 1858. It was a stagecoach service, and who wouldn’t want to get on and take a ride. You all know the rules. You need to take the list so that the time continuum will remain […]

Today I am with Darlene Foster at Her Blog

I am with Darlene Foster today talking about Eternal Road – The final stop. Come on over she has a very restful and fascinating blog. Also, I have another new excerpt for you to read. Here is the link. A little about Darlene in her words. “I am a writer of children’s stories, a […]

Guest Post with C.S. Boyack – Murder They Wrote

I’m pleased to have Craig Boyack with me today. He is here to discuss a new anthology project in which he participated. Most of you know Craig and his entertaining books and now he has joined seven other authors to bring a variety of stories to their readers. So Craig, tell us about it. Thanks […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Greenbelt

Today we are going to check out the Greenbelt and see the effects of the recent rainfall. Since we can walk, we’ll leave the bus at home. Here is a margarita in an insulated to-go container. All set? Let’s go. To start, we can see the flowers are in bloom. Beautiful vinca. A good sign. The […]

Today I am with Dan Antion at No Facilities

Dan Antion and I are hanging out at Dan’s favorite bar. He invited me to stop by and have a drink and talk about Eternal Road – The final stop. You have to come with me since Cheryl and David will be there too. It will be fun they said. Here is the link.   […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt – Collar

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday, and here is Linda Hill with this week’s prompt. So Linda, what do we have today? “Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “collar.” Use it as a verb, a noun, or metaphorically. Bonus points for using it in all three ways! Enjoy!” Thank you. If […]

Today I’m with Jessica Bakers on Her Blog

Today I’m with Jessica Bakkers on the other side of the world. I’m there talking about Eternal Road – The final stop. There is a new excerpt there too. Come visit. Here is the link Here is a little about Jessica in her words. “I am a creative writer with over twenty years of […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

    September 11th is the time to remember the horrible events of this day in 2001. It is a day to think about those in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania who lost their lives to terrorists. We should go on with our lives remembering those who lost theirs. It is Friday again. So we […]

Today I am with Keith Channing at Keith Krates

I am overseas with Keith Channing in the UK. You remember Keith from the Tuesday prompts. He is the one that comes up with the photos that defy typical interpretation. I’m with him talking about Eternal Road – The final stop. I have a new excerpt that I think you will like. Here is the […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Rain on the Plain

  “You want to play with Cheeseburger Lucy?” “Um. Looks like a nice day for a nap.” “Hey, Dad. Lucy won’t play with me.” “Come on, Lucy, play with your sister.” “Fine. I have the stinking cheeseburger.” “You are supposed to run around with it in your mouth, and then I chase you and take […]