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January’s Paradigm Launch—J. Conrad Guest

“I called earlier because I thought there might be something in our marriage worth salvaging, some strand to cling to, to weave back into something worthwhile. I can understand you not wanting to talk about it on the phone, so I take the trouble to...
by Second Wind Publishing on Feb 18, 2016

January’s Paradigm—by J. Conrad Guest

I was thrilled when Second Wind agreed to publish this fourth edition so that the entire trilogy would bear their imprint. However, I resistant to even read January’s Paradigm these many years later. I cringed at the prospect for fear that I would...
by Second Wind Publishing on May 18, 2015

Forever a Philanderer Excerpt Two—J. Conrad Guest

By the time he got home it was nearly 11:30. With the house dark, he wondered as he wandered through the haze of alcohol with The Plan circulating through his thoughts, if he might find a Dear Dain letter on the kitchen table, or worse, on his pillow...
by Second Wind Publishing on Apr 18, 2015

Forever a Philanderer—J. Conrad Guest

When Dain Galdikas discovers his wife’s infidelity, he doesn’t confront her with her duplicity. He decides to go back in time to murder his wife’s mother in an effort to prevent the birth of his philandering wife. When he confronts … Cont...
by Second Wind Publishing on Mar 18, 2015

A World Without Music Excerpt—J. Conrad Guest

Sarah hung, naked, bound to a gibbet by iron spikes through her hands and feet. Beneath her a woman knelt, her face streaked by tears. She knew this woman as mother. Sarah called down to her in Hebrew, her voice masculine, “Woman, behold, your son.
by Second Wind Publishing on Aug 18, 2014

A World Without Music Excerpt—J. Conrad Guest

Sarah hung, naked, bound to a gibbet by iron spikes through her hands and feet. Beneath her a woman knelt, her face streaked by tears. She knew this woman as mother. Sarah called down to her in Hebrew, her voice masculine, “Woman, behold, your son.
by Second Wind Publishing on Aug 18, 2014

A World Without Music—J. Conrad Guest

Reagan always hated beautiful women who bore disappointment on their faces, especially when he’d been the cause of their disappointment. Hazarding a glance at her breasts, snug in the tight top she wore, the heart-shaped pendant hanging from a neck...
by Second Wind Publishing on May 18, 2014

A World Without Music—J. Conrad Guest

Reagan always hated beautiful women who bore disappointment on their faces, especially when he’d been the cause of their disappointment. Hazarding a glance at her breasts, snug in the tight top she wore, the heart-shaped pendant hanging from a neck...
by Second Wind Publishing on May 18, 2014

A World Without Music: Accepted for Publication—J. Conrad Guest

Reagan put the Glock into his mouth, surprising himself that he hadn’t given it any thought beforehand. As if not thinking about it would make it easier for him to pull the trigger. Continue reading →...
by Second Wind Publishing on Feb 18, 2014

A World Without Music: Accepted for Publication—J. Conrad Guest

Reagan put the Glock into his mouth, surprising himself that he hadn’t given it any thought beforehand. As if not thinking about it would make it easier for him to pull the trigger. Continue reading →...
by Second Wind Publishing on Feb 18, 2014

Young Love: 500 Miles to Go—J. Conrad Guest

“I like your name. Alex Król,” she said, looking at me. “They go together well. It sounds like the name of someone destined for fame. Are you going to be famous someday?” Continue reading →...
by Second Wind Publishing on Jan 18, 2014

Young Love: 500 Miles to Go—J. Conrad Guest

“I like your name. Alex Król,” she said, looking at me. “They go together well. It sounds like the name of someone destined for fame. Are you going to be famous someday?” Continue reading →...
by Second Wind Publishing on Jan 18, 2014

Twas the Night Before Taper: A Wall Street Holiday Poem

After several months of silence, Mustafa Mond, whom we last heard from in April, has resurfaced. Today, Mr. Mond offers us this holiday poem: TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE TAPER By Mustafa Mond Twas the night before Taper, when all through … Continue r...
by Diverging Markets on Dec 18, 2013

Twas the Night Before Taper: A Wall Street Holiday Poem

After several months of silence, Mustafa Mond, whom we last heard from in April, has resurfaced. Today, Mr. Mond offers us this holiday poem: TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE TAPER By Mustafa Mond Twas the night before Taper, when all through … Continue r...
by Diverging Markets on Dec 18, 2013

Mommies Do Too Lie—J. Conrad Guest

Tina was not yet quite five years old, but she knew Mr. Binkley was up to no good when she saw him in her backyard at three o’clock in the morning. Continue reading →...
by Second Wind Publishing on Sep 18, 2013

Mommies Do Too Lie—J. Conrad Guest

Tina was not yet quite five years old, but she knew Mr. Binkley was up to no good when she saw him in her backyard at three o’clock in the morning. Continue reading →...
by Second Wind Publishing on Sep 18, 2013

500 Miles to Go — by J. Conrad Guest

Now, in my forthcoming novel, 500 Miles to Go, to be released by Second Wind Publishing this fall, I turn my pen to writing about the importance of, and the risks associated with, our pursuit of dreams. The Declaration of Independence grants us certa...
by Second Wind Publishing on Jun 17, 2013

500 Miles to Go

Now, in my forthcoming novel, 500 Miles to Go, to be released by Second Wind Publishing this fall, I turn my pen to writing about the importance of, and the risks associated with, our pursuit of dreams. The Declaration of Independence grants us certa...
by Second Wind Publishing on Jun 17, 2013

Dream A Little Dream (Guest Post)

Dream a little DreamSource.Anyone can dream, but only a few have the courage and know how to satisfythose dreams. So how do you follow your goals? First, write them down onpaper. If you write down your goals you’re more likely to succeed in them.Th...
by My kluttered blog on May 24, 2013

A May Day Special: Why To Travel When You’re Young

I rarely republish in full something from another source, but excerpting this would really not do it justice. Fortunately, Andrew Henderson of Nomad Capitalist has granted us permission to do just that: Why to travel abroad while you’re young… or...
by Diverging Markets on May 1, 2013


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