Welcome to my world, which I share with Cool Gus. I grew up in the Bronx, graduated West Point, served in Special Operations and have written a lot of books across a variety of genres.

I’ve written a lot of books. Need help figuring out where to start or what to read next? Download my free readers guide from your favorite platform. Click on cover to get links. Also, check out my Freebies page where you can get started on a variety of genres. There are also free audio stories.

Also feel free to check out over 225 free Powerpoint presentations at my Slideshare site HERE— lots of useful stuff on writing, survival tips, history, etc.

Bob’s Latest Thoughts & Ramblings

Writing Wednesday: Plot III. Narrative Structure

There is a template for story. Actually, there are many. I give one example here. Do you have to follow it? No. Should you understand it as a craftsperson writer? Yes. Remember, we can only break rules if we know them first. The trend that I'm seeing, is less and less...

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Survival Monday: Rogers Rules of Rangering

For a break from gear, here are the classic Rules of Rangering that have held true for hundreds of years. These are SOPs-- Standing Operating Procedures. Developed through what I call Blood Lessons. Also known as the Hard Way. Make of them what you will....

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Cool Gus Says: 12 Years In History

These are times, places, people, etc that Cool Gus finds interesting. He hopes you do too! We'll have one every Saturday. Also, in the future, Cool Gus will start telling his own stories, but more on that later. Cool Gus says history is pretty cool. Not as cool as...

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