Book Review: Cosmos the Stellar Stalker by Ronald R. Van Stockum Jr.


When I took it upon myself to read Ronald R. Van Stockum Jr.’s 2nd and latest novel “Cosmos the Stellar Stalker”, I had no idea the ride I was in for. This is a book unlike any other I have ever read. It mixes the fantasy of magical realism with real-life scientific and creates a believable parallel universe in which exists our humble city of Louisville, KY, threatened by the devouring hunger of a great and ancient being.

I was delighted and surprised throughout the book….

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Book Review: Precious Children of India

Greetings! I’m back after a short hiatus. Once I reached my halfway point in my book, I felt the need to take a break from writing and have just gotten back to it recently. I may not post regularly every week going forward. I’ve found spending less time on my blog is more time for my book! It is a difficult balancing act. However, there are, at times, incredibly important messages that need to be spread, and “Precious Children of India” is one of them.


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Second Published Story CRT Anthology Christmas Greetings

Lydia Sherrer, published Author

Yesterday, I met with about 25 other members of the Cherokee Roundtable writing group at the estimable Don Ray’s home to celebrate the release of our groups anthology, “Christmas Greetings” – a collection of short stories, poems, and plays with a Christmas theme. I have two pieces in it: my short story “The Last Christmas,” and a poem titled “My Muse is Out of the Office, Please Call Back Later.” They are my second and third published works, check out my first published story,

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Interview with Debut Author Ronald R. Van Stockum Jr.

This week I had the privilege of interviewing a good friend of mine and newly published author, Ronald R. Van Stockum Jr. His debut book, Markman’s Home, came out in June and is available on Amazon in kindle or paperback form.

Reggie, as his friends call him, was the person who originally invited me into the Cherokee Round Table writing group, which was the primary catalyst in starting my dream to become a professional author. I thoroughly enjoyed reading his new book, and hope the following review and interview helps more people discover and enjoy…

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