The NOVEL that climbed Mount Everest by itself!

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Free Art Contest For Established And Up And Coming Artists

This is a unique art contest that I think artists will enjoy participating in when they learn all the details. For one, there are no fees at all. The second reason is, everyone wins in a way. Of course, certain prizes will only go to the artists ...

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North County Lady Tried To Write A Check To Cover Her Other Checks

She thought it would be easy. After all, she had been writing checks all over town and that’s the way business was done. Once the money clears her account, the checks are all good. People don’t have to know that the money isn’t ...

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A Phenomenal Treasure Has Been Uncovered At Ground Zero

As firefighters went through the rubble of the 9/11 World Trade Center collapse, they found plenty of things that broke their hearts. They also found things that would give them hope. This is one of them. Infused into a chunk of steel, there ...

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A Father Tells His Daughter

Illusions the World Taught Me

What you perceive is often the greatest illusion of all. Magicians have taught us that every time they make a girl disappear or they pick your card out of a sealed envelope you’ve been holding in your hand since the beginning of the trick. ...

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I Don't Believe You

The People Don’t Believe You

I would really like to get off of clowning about politics. But, you guys give me so much material. Video features the Latest Release from Smokiewhite “A Brewster’s Billion” Available Now on iTunes! Post by Michael Allen.

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Taylor Cheerleader

The Site That Completely Did Not Deliver

Most annoying site ever! I see a link to an article that looks interesting, so I click it. I’m reading the second sentence and a huge advertisement takes over the site. I’m not talking about a little popup. The site switched into a ...

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My Book is Free Today and Tomorrow

My Book is Free Today and Tomorrow

The Kindle version of my book A River in the Ocean is being offered free on Amazon today and tomorrow. That’s right! I’m giving it away for two days, October 4 and October 5, 2013. If you don’t have a kindle, don’t worry ...

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Rappahannock River Rapids

The Metaphors of A River in the Ocean

As I wrote A River in the Ocean, I had two things in mind. Write a good story everyone can enjoy and keep the metaphors intact. What most readers don’t know is that the novel is a complete metaphor for the life my daughter and I shared. ...

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Michael Allen A River in the Ocean

When You’re Broken

“I once looked at a dark, endless road and a lonely feeling crept over me. But now, I know they all lead somewhere.”  Michael Allen     From the Author of: A River in the Ocean

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The NOVEL that wore faded jeans to Kanye's wedding!