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If you're looking for QUIRKY INSPIRATIONAL FICTION that blesses and entertains,
you've come to the right place. Come on in.

Music Videos

At my church's weekly nursing home ministry, I've gotten in the habit of setting a camcorder on a tripod and pressing Record before I start my solo. As soon as I get home, I edit out my preliminary babbling and also the applause. I'm not an entertainer and my songs aren't meant to be entertaining. But what you see and hear is very sincere.

Here's the most recent video.

If you're interested in seeing previous nursing home videos, click on the Listen tab at the top of the screen and mouse down to Music Videos and Nursing Home.

Free PDF lead sheets of many of my songs are available under the "Read" tab.

I've Been a Busy Little Boy

Okay, maybe a busy little old(er) man.

A month or two ago I came to a prayerful conclusion. God doesn't want me to focus on the selling of books, but on reaching and blessing and entertaining as many readers—teen and adults—as possible.

That has required me to systematically lower the cost of my books to make them as affordable as possible. Since Amazon allows itself a healthy profit on my sales, I can't just give them away. But I can run free Kindle specials, and that's what I plan to do as much of as possible.

But I've also become aware that—as important as book covers are in grabbing a potential reader's attention—even the best of the book cover designs I'd come up with weren't adequate. The only professionally designed cover I have is Rosa No-Name, created by Ken Raney. It's clearly VERY professional.

But I've been doing some reading about book cover designing and even about graphics for the graphically-illiterate. Of my twelve novels, Rosa is the only one I have NOT made at least some effort to redesign during the last couple of months. (The "Shop at Amazon" in the right-hand column shows the new designs; so does my Purchase page.)

Some, like The Devil and Pastor Gus and The Flowers of His Field are totally different. And not only did I totally change Project Muffintop, I renamed it Just Friends?" Yes, the question mark is part of the title.

I'm praying that the new covers will do a better job of interesting readers in looking inside. Incidentally, all of my books are available to read on Kindle Unlimited.

Time will tell, but I'm praying that God will use my novels in whatever way is most pleasing to him according to His timetable rather than mine and in whatever way He chooses.

Incidentally, I haven't been doing a good job of updating my Journal page. That's on my to-do list. But for your information, I'm editing a new quirky romantic novel called When Love Won't Wait. I've even got a tentative cover for it.

The couple is from a stock photo. The floral background is a picture I took of the ceiling at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. What do you think?

I hope you enjoy your visit and come again soon.

Best regards,

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Roger & Kathleen: a selfie (11/27/2017) Roger and Kristi saying goodbye at the airport Roger, Kathleen, & the girls and their families Kristi and Robert and the boys Roger, Kathleen, and Kathleen's mother Maureen (2016) Bartee Family Happy