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Prelude to Rome-Jan.19,2020

I am making good progress on Prelude to Rome. It Starts in 1940 or so with a conversation between two WWI veterans. One is Erie Wilson’s grandfather. The other man is his best friend....

January, 2020- Benvenuti nel mio sito

Sono uno scrittore sconosciuto. Mi chiamo R. C. hand, Google me a R. C. Hand, autore. Li vedrai una mia foto e le copertine dei miei romanzi. Sono un Americano e non parlo italiano,...

January – 2020 – Willkommen auf meiner Seite

Ich schreibe Romane vieler Genres. Ich habe mehrere bei Amazon und in der Kindle Lending Library. Ich habe die ersten Kapitel aller meiner Romane heir, die Sie kostenlos lesen konnen, Ich heiBe R. C....

A welcoming present for you coming to my site.

I am going to give two copies of my novel, “Grandpa Ernie’s Secrets” away this month. The first of you that send me an email at cowboyproductions52.com on Jan 25 will receive an electronic...

Sao Paulo Brazil -2020

Welcome to my site. Bem vindo ao meu site. We visited your country a few years ago for Carnaval and an Amazon Cruise. Visitamos seu pais ha alguns anos para o Carnaval e um...

Another adventure in high school -1968

I was always a well dressed and well behaved student. I did grow a beard when it wasn’t allowed or in fashion on campus, but I kept it trimmed nicely. Many students thought that...

Bienvenido America del Sur-2020

Mi nombre es R. C. Hand. Mis novelas esta’n dispnoibles en Amazon en rustica y en la biblioteca de prestamos Kindle. Tengo varias novelas en Su Kindle y “I” phone para su placer de...

New Years – 2019

Last year we spent Christmas and New Year in India. This year we are at home. I want to wish all of you out there a Happy New Year. Be safe and make a...

Nochevieja – 2019

Quiero desearles a todos ustedes y a Sudamerica un feliz ano nuevo. He tenido un muy buen ano y le deseo lo mismo en al proximo ano. Estoy investigando sobre mi nuevo preludio de...

Ireland – My ancient homeland – Dec.27,2019

Some of my family was from Ireland. My wife and I have traveled to Great Britain many times. She still has family in England. I love London and it feels like home to me....

A look back at my youth. Dec.23,2019

I was very fortunate to live an unconventional childhood. Many others have done the same and benefitted from that experience, I am sure. When I was around six, my family created a restaurant in...

South Africa – 2018 – Read about our trip

Come to my Dec.8, 2019 blog and read it. I have a free chapter of my novel, “Sailing Away,” there, for you. Beware, it is a long chapter, and filled with historical information and...

Dec.15, 2019 – Judgment Day – Chapter One

This is another first chapter from one of my books. This is a detective story. It takes place in Santa Monica, California now. It is a novella, but I may go back to it...

Dec.13, 2019 -Dreams of Costa Rica – Chapter One

This book is an adventure based on a true story of a family member. I found the story interesting and worth looking at. I found the characters interesting and some even likable, as I...

Dec.8, 2019-The first chapter of “Sailing Away”

This first chapter of “Sailing Away” that I started to put up the other day isn’t all up yet. There’s still much more to come. I will put the rest of it up tonight....

Dec.7, 2019 “Sailing Away” is up on Amazon now.

“Sailing Away is a sailing adventure that takes place on a voyage from London and through the Mediterranean sea with many stops. It then proceeds down the west coast of Africa to Cape Town....

“Sailing Away – Chapter One – Dec.12, 2019

This is the follow up novel to “The Adventures of the Smith Family.” You will recognize some of the characters and there will be letters sent to some of them from abroad. This story...

Prelude to Rome – Harry and Franklin – 1918

“I have met Harry and Franklin today. Franklin is Ernie’s grandfather father. William is the main character of Prelude to Rome. He has just graduated from Georgetown. William’s is Ernie’s father from “Grandpa Ernie’s...

Prelude to Rome – 2019

I have three chapters of Prelude to Rome completed. Obviously I will reread them a hundred times and rewrite them fifty. That is my process. William Wilson is the main character. He is Ernie’s...

It has begun. Prelude to Rome

I have written the introduction of William Wilson for my new book, Prelude to Rome. It is a short history of William’s school days until he graduated from Georgetown University. Remember? Ernie went there...

A new project for December, 2019

I hope you all had a relaxing and safe Thanksgiving. There are some first chapters up now on my site for you to read from a few of my novels. Perhaps they will wet...

The Theater – November 2, 2019

I went to two plays this week in my area. One was Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch and the other was a live local production of “Violet.” The “Hamlet” was a five year old production...

My books – Nov. 26, 2019

I have put the first chapters of some of my books for you to read on my site. I hope that they might be interesting to you and make you want to read one...

Being a writer -Nov.22, 2019

I do not profess to be a writer. I am just a fledgeling story teller. I was lucky enough to be placed in an environment rich in characters and events. I don’t have the...

Nov. 19,2019 – Kazu, the new version.

Kazu is finished except for the editing. It is a third longer now with much more dialog and excitement. I hope you look it over when it is up once again. This is a...

Grandpa Ernie’s Secrets-Sept. 2019

There will be many more pictures coming to my travel site very soon. Ernie is finished and up on Amazon now. It is filled with characters out of today’s news. I think that it...

Nov.16, 2019 – “Atlanta” by R. C. Hand – Chapter One

This is a crime drama. It takes place in the 60’s when some things were a little different. Not better or worse, just different. Murder, however, was and still is against the law. This...

November 15, 2019 – Kazu

It is 10:50 Am in California. I write for five or six hours everyday. I know that sounds like a lot, but I enjoy it very much. I have finally figured out my process....

Nov.11, 2019 – Kazu, Son of Osheda Kamasaki – Chapter One

There are only so many types of stories that one can write about in the world that we live in. Romance, science fiction, war, history and such. Shakespeare covered most of them, I suppose....

Nov.11, 2019-Kazu,Son of Osheda Kamasaki

It’s a cool cloudy morning here in the small craft harbor where I have lived for many years. I have lived here for 37 years and loved every minute of it. It can be...