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September 16, 2018

Greetings my friends. Thanks for dropping by. It was a really important time for us this past week and we have some great things happening in the near future. As some of may have noticed on the facebook site (fb.com/fjmessina), our pre-sale for The Bluegrass Files: Twisted Dreams has begun and is off to a […]

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September 2, 2018

Ain’t technology great? This past Saturday, when my beautiful wife and I were in Daytona Beach, I was able to tap a few keys on my laptop computer and publish, The Bluegrass Files: Twisted Dreams, Book Two in the series. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Not by a long shot. Do you know the expression, “Technology […]

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July 29, 2018

Greetings, friends. So nice of you to take the time to join me. Relatively short post this week. Just wanted to share with you that after three months of hard work editing and preparing the book cover, the second installment in the Bluegrass Files, Twisted Dreams, is on its way. I received the physical proof […]

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July 22, 2018

For those of you who have been kind enough to follow this journal, I apologize. I haven’t written since May, and I appreciate your dropping by when I do. So much has happened since last I’ve written that it’s hard to even remember it all. Oh, and by the way, that’s what I’m using as […]

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May 5, 2018

For those of you who have been kind enough to join me and my family on this journey, I can imagine you are at least a little curious as to how the big book launch went last Saturday evening. In one word, it was . . . GREAT! My whole family pitched in and we […]

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April 21, 2018

Well, here it is . . . the last weekend before the big book launch at Magee’s Bakery (726 East Main, in Lexington, setting for the Bluegrass Files Series) Saturday, April 28th, 6-8PM. I’m really kind of amazed at the amount of work that has gone into putting the event together. Between the imagining done […]

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April 15, 2018

And there off! Here it is, Tax Day, and for the first time I’m glad to see my tax burden increasing. Not that selling 36 books in ten days is going to put me in a higher tax bracket or anything but knowing that Amazon is actually going to be sending me (eventually) a check […]

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April 8, 2018

Not much to talk about this week. OH, WAIT A MINUTE, MY FIRST NOVEL WAS RELEASED ON AMAZON AND KINDLE THIS WEEK! Exciting? Yeah, I guess. Honestly, although I can easily attach emotionally to difficult news, I have trouble really experiencing good news. So, when my wife, Denise, and my sister, Judy, said to me, […]

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April 1, 2018

Greetings dear friends. Yes, I know it’s been a long time since I’ve written . . . and no, this is not an April Fool’s joke. I’m really here, and it really is the month in which our first novel is coming out. It will be available on Amazon on April 15th, and our launch […]

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February 25, 2018

Welcome back. Big week this week. As some of you may have noticed from fb and twitter, this is the week I finally put my hands on the first actual copy of The Bluegrass Files: Down The Rabbit Hole. Now, technically, it’s just a proof copy, but as I work my way through it (the […]

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