So where did James Tobias Hogg come from?  Here is the background:   To start out, I don’t really like my (real) name that much.  There is nothing wrong with it, but it just isn’t that interesting a name.  If only I could be James Bond, and say when people asked my name:    “The […]

I apologize if I sound like kind of, well, a bit of a jerk, but I guess sometimes that is what I am.  Here goes…..   It was about twenty years ago – probably around the year 2000.     I had just read a fiction book that was a Best Seller.  I don’t remember the […]

Ken Follett has been an inspiration to me. I find myself continuously wrapped up in his books, whether super long or short – and eagerly awaiting his next book. The characters I root for wholeheartedly – and I thoroughly hate the bad evil characters. Plus the plots are incredibly interesting, creative and suspenseful. How many […]