Tag: As I Like It!

Good Night, Delta Son

Thomas Rainer Lawrence September 6, 1939 – March 22, 2017   He was infuriating, exasperating, ill-tempered, impatient, opinionated, and foulmouthed. He was also a clever, funny, devoted, kind, generous, down-to-earth, practical, and wise counselor, mentor, and friend. Tom Lawrence was a study in contradiction and complexity. Tom left […]

The Canton Ladies’ Club

As many of you know, Tom is presently quite ill. So to help cheer him up a bit, Front Porch Press wanted to repost one of his earlier publications.  The Canton Ladies’ Club is a true story, recounted and skillfully embellished by Tom. Enjoy! The Canton Ladies’ Club by […]

A Pause

As I Like It! A Pause Due to some recent, unexpected, health issues, there will be some “pauses” in the schedule of posts to my blog in the coming weeks. Your patience will be greatly appreciated during the gaps. As you know, my views on multiple topics, such […]

The Queen’s Captain

The Queen’s Captain A Ransom Family Novel The inspiration for a novel about the Ransom family was found in a short story I wrote in 2010. The piece was set during the reconstruction period following the War Between the States, and the central character for the narrative was […]

The Queens’ Captain

THE QUEEN’S CAPTAIN Writing short fiction based on historical events is a style I have enjoyed, and I’ve used this theme as the basis for short stories, flash fiction, and monographs. Last year my brother, Steve, suggested that I write a novel based on the characters of a […]