Stephen Hunter’s tribute to Carlos Hathcock, a true American hero

I wrote last week about “Two major pieces of wisdom from Bob Lee Swagger and Stephen Hunter,” and I wanted to do a quick follow up. A long-time reader and friend of the blog (Old Gyrene) pointed out in the comments another piece of beautiful writing from Stephen Hunter that I was¬†unaware of. In theContinue reading “Stephen Hunter’s tribute to Carlos Hathcock, a true American hero”

Two major pieces of wisdom from Bob Lee Swagger and Stephen Hunter

Stephen Hunter crafts some of the best books out there, and he easily ranks among my favorite authors. I studied his novels extensively as I undertook the more mature¬†phase of my writing career in my early twenties, and I’m now re-reading “Point of Impact” for at least the fourth or fifth time. Quick sidenote: ForContinue reading “Two major pieces of wisdom from Bob Lee Swagger and Stephen Hunter”

“American Sniper,” the Movie

WARNING: SPOILERS, SPOILERS, SPOILERS… Do not continue reading if you haven’t seen the movie… Now, with those warnings out of the way, let’s begin. I’m really wanting to discuss this movie with some of you all, so let’s open the bar and have a good conversation… I’m dying to know your all’s thoughts about theContinue reading ““American Sniper,” the Movie”