Oh. My. God.

The proud white folks who run the Adolf Hitler fan page apparently like the premise of Brambleman enough to cover the book. While my novel does recount the expulsion of blacks from Forsyth County in 1912, unlike the white pride folks, I don’t treat it as a good thing. I hate to break it to them, but Brambleman is quite the…

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Zimmerman’s self-defense claim erodes a little more

Police have released videos of George Zimmerman being brought into the Sanford, Florida police station the night he shot and killed Trayvon Martin. In the videos, Zimmerman shows no signs of the beating he claimed he endured at the hands of Martin. Also, the funeral director in charge of preparing the shooting victim for burial has reported that he saw…

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The see-sawing of the Trayvon Martin case continues

Yesterday, it was pushback from George Zimmerman’s camp and his supporters. Now, new reports are surfacing that there was a push from within the Sanford, Florida Police Department to get homicide or manslaughter warrants for neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman very soon after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. According to this article in the Huffington Post, there were delays in…

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Pimping my tweet for “That’s Just Peachy”

When I checked my website’s traffic this morning, I saw that a large amount was coming from That’s Just Peachy, a Georgia news website.  When I checked the site, I was happy to see the Brambleman cover art on the front page. The website had posted my tweet: “The Forsyth County Novel has been published. Deliverance meets The Da Vinci Code,…

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Pushback in Trayvon Martin case

Two developments to report. George Zimmerman’s account of why he shot and killed Trayvon Martin has surfaced, and Sanford police have signaled their backing of his story. The most recent news reports don’t explain why Zimmerman ignored police warnings and pursued Martin. Also, Zimmerman claims that he was screaming for help. Screams can be heard during a 911 call, but…

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New book explores Forsyth County’s bloody history

News from Thornbriar Press For release upon receipt Download pdf version: Press Release 1 Brambleman Examines Forsyth County’s Racist Past A new novel by an award-winning writer and editor focuses attention on one of the most horrific acts of racism in U.S. history and its repercussions “unto the third and fourth generation.” Brambleman tells the story of down-and-out Atlanta writer…

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