publishing news


​​​​​​​June 7, 2024: Greg's upcoming novel, The Ballad of Walker Owens, will be available late summer 2024. 

May 15, 2024: The Sea Turtle wins the award for best Regional Fiction in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, the world’s largest book awards program for independent publishers and self-published authors.

May 15, 2024The Sea Turtle received Honorable Mention recognition for the General Fiction category in the Eric Hoffer Book Awards.

May 2, 2024The Sea Turtle is a finalist for the Eric Hoffer Book Award Grand Prize. To be named to this "short list" of finalists from over 2,500 entrants is an honored distinction of its own.


April 23, 2024: The Sea Turtle has been named a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree for Literary Fiction.  

February 28, 2024: Publishers Weekly has selected The Sea Turtle for its BookLife Elite collection. The collection features top indie-published books to be sold on OverDrive and other public library eBook platforms. Launch is scheduled for early November.

November 1, 2023The Sea Turtle is now available in hardcover format

​​​​​October 18, 2023The Sea Turtle is a winner in the International Firebird Book Awards

October 18, 2023: Publishers Weekly gave The Sea Turtle a "9 out of 10" rating in their BookLife Prize 2023 Critic's Report.

​​August 28, 2023The Sea Turtle is now available in both paperback and Kindle versions!

June 9, 2022: Greg's current work in progress, The Sea Turtle, is a coming-of-age story set in Pawleys Island, SC.  Check here for updates on publishing availability.

​​​​January 18, 2018:The Gills Creek Five is a Silver Medal winner in the 2018 Illumination Book Awards in the Christian Fiction category.

August 31, 2017:  Kirkus Reviews published a review of  The Gills Creek Five, adding it to their list of Recommended Reads.  Read the full review here. 

August 19 , 2017:  The Gills Creek Five won 1st Place in the Humor category of the 2017 CIPA EVVY Awards.

August 19, 2017: The Gills Creek Five won 1st Place in the Spiritual/Christian category of the 2017 Red City Review Book Awards. The book is featured in the current issue of Red City Review Magazine.

August 4, 2017:  Pat Rullo from Speak-up Talk Radio interviewed Greg about his new novel, The Gills Creek FiveYou can download and listen to the interview by clicking here. 

August 1, 2017: The Gills Creek Five is a finalist in the Spiritual/Christian category of the 2017 Red City Review Book Awards. Winners will be announced by September 1st.

July 31, 2017: The Gills Creek Five is a 2017 CIPA EVVY Book Awards finalist in the Humor category. Award placement (1st, 2nd or 3rd) will be announced on August 19th.

July 9, 2017:  Enter now for a chance to win a free copy of The Gills Creek Five. Sweepstakes ends midnight July 16th. 

June 30, 2017:  Greg's short story about the Apostle Paul, Letters From Damascus, is now available on Amazon in paperback format for just $3.99.

June 29, 2017:  Author Abby Morales posted an interview with Greg on her website. 

June 13, 2017:  Red City Review published a 5-Star review of The Gills Creek Five.

May 15, 2017:  The paperback version of The Gills Creek Five is now available on Amazon for $4.99. 

April 14, 2017:  The Kindle version of The Gills Creek Five  is now available on Amazon. Just $2.99 or free for Kindle Unlimited subscribers. Paperback edition coming soon! 

December 18, 2016:  Free give-away promotion offered by Reviews, Chews & How To's. Offer ends January 2, 2017. 

November 8, 2016:  Red City Review published a four-star review of A Seed for the Harvest.  

October 30, 2016:  Greg's next novel, The Gills Creek Five, is on schedule for release in April of 2017. Written in stage play format, it's a very lighthearted companion to A Seed for the Harvest.
July 22, 2016:  New book club pricing for A Seed for the Harvest! Only $10.00 per copy on orders of 5 of more. Free shipping, too. Contact Greg directly for ordering information.
June 29, 2016:  Read Greg's new interview with the folks at  
June 7, 2016:  Pat Rullo, host of Speak-up Talk Radio, interviewed Greg about writing and A Seed for the Harvest. Download and listen to the interview by clicking here.
June 6, 2016:  In time for summer beach reading, A Seed for the Harvest and Precious, Precocious Moments are on sale at the Original Hammock Shop in Pawleys Island. 
February 24, 2016:  New low price for the Kindle version of A Seed for the Harvest. Only $2.99.
February 9, 2016: A Seed for the Harvest is now free for all KindleUnlimited subscribers. Also, if you purchase a hard copy, you can now download the Kindle version for free.  
December 7, 2015:  The Christian fiction anthology Birds of Passage is now available on Amazon.  Greg's contribution, entitled, "Letters from Damascus," is a fictional, yet plausible, backstory of the apostle Paul's life, told through letters penned shortly after his conversion.  All proceeds from Birds of Passage benefit Passage Home, a North Carolina based non-profit serving low-income and homeless individuals.
November 6, 2015:  Over the past six months, Greg has been asked to contribute original works for two Christian anthologies to be released this year. Yvonne Lehman's Precious, Precocious Moments (Grace Publishing) is now available through Amazon. Greg's story is a heartfelt look at the love shared between a father and son entitled, "It Was Worth It." All proceeds benefit Samaritan's Purse.  Birds of Passage, compiled by Diogenes Ruiz, is a collection of Christian fiction short stories due for release on December 5, 2015. Both books would make great Christmas gifts, while supporting noble causes.
February 4, 2015:  Greg has been scheduled for a book signing at 2nd & Charles bookstore in Columbia, SC on Saturday, February 21st from 2:00-4:00. Personally signed copies of A Seed for the Harvest will be available for sale.
January 8, 2015:  A Seed for the Harvest has won the 2015 Enduring Light Silver Medal for Christian Fiction. The Independent Publishers Illumination Awards are designed to honor and bring increased recognition to the year's best new titles written and published with a Christian worldview.
June 15, 2014:  New Asian Writing has published an interview with Greg regarding his new novel, A Seed for the Harvest. Read the full interview here.

May 1, 2014:  Greg's debut new novel, A Seed for the Harvest, is now available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle versions.