Introducing Anhvu Nguyen, Peyton Nguyen, Kyan Nguyen and Paxtyn Nguyen, authors of Doctor Visit Fears, Are They Real?

“Dana was terrific and helpful.”

AnhVu Nguyen MD is a double boarded physician in Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine. He has been a practicing emergency physician for 19 years. He has authored five books including two medical books and one children’s book. His medical books are found in medical libraries worldwide and have received the highest ratings by the Doody Medical Book Review Service. Peyton Nguyen, Kyan Nguyen, and Paxtyn Nguyen all share their father’s passion for writing and are currently in 5th, 4th, and 2nd grade, respectively.

self-publishingClick for details or to purchase

Book description…

Doctor Visit Fears, Are They Real? This book is a realistic account of a little boy’s (Paxtyn) fears associated with a routine doctor visit. His fears start with the anticipation at home, is worsened by the faces that he sees in the waiting room, and continues as he is being examined by the doctor. In every instance, Paxtyn learns that his fears are not real and that his experience is rather enjoyable.

Introducing Robert P. Jones, author of Minorcan Gumbo for the Soul: A St. Augustine, Florida Story

“This is my fourth book and the process gets better each time. The cover designs are outstanding and my Author Representative goes above and beyond to answer all questions and offer help. Great company to do business with because of the people.”

Robert P. Jones is a 6th generation Florida native. Jones’ 8th Great Grandfather was Onesimus Futch, who fought in the American Revolution. He was with Colonels Richard Caswell and John Lillington on February 27, 1776, when about a thousand members of the Patriot Army defeated an army of Scottish Highlanders at the Widow Moore’s Creek Bridge near the port city of Wilmington. Jones’ uncle, SSgt Phillip Lester Brinson, was killed in action during WWII on his tenth mission while serving as a tail gunner of a B-26. His name is on the monument in the St. Augustine Plaza. Jones married his high school sweetheart on May 28, 1955. He and Malinda had five children (Mike deceased 2014), seventeen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Jones has worked for the commercial fishing industry as Executive Director of Southeastern Fisheries Association for fifty-four years.

self-publishingClick for details or to purchase

Book description…

The story of the Minorcans in America is well chronicled. Minorcans (Menorcans) and St. Augustine, Florida are both unique. Spain had the first permanent settlement in America (St. Augustine). By the time Jamestown was founded by the English, St. Augustine was an established town. These short stories reflect a life well-lived because of the unconditional love of a Minorcan: my wife, Malinda Usina Jones. The stories are true and might make you feel almost as good as tasting true Minorcan gumbo with a drop or two of datil pepper sauce in the bowl.

Introducing Ronald J. Wichers, author of On The Fault

“Colleen Goulet was very helpful throughout the process, providing quick and accurate responses to all my questions. Outskirts Press itself is highly professional in its approach to this process. You are fast without losing any accuracy along the way. In comparison to another publisher I deal with, Outskirts makes them look like they’re going backwards. They’re not even polite. Outskirts, on the other hand, makes it as enjoyable and rewarding as it should be.”

Ronald J. Wichers was born in Lake Ronkonkoma, New York. He studied History and Literature at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, until drafted into the United States Army in 1970. He was assigned to a rifle company in the 25th Infantry Division serving in Vietnam and, after sustaining several wounds, including the loss of his left arm, was awarded the Purple Heart Medal, the Army Commendation Medal for Heroism and the Bronze Star Medal. He later studied theology, at the Graduate Theological Union, in Berkeley California. Mr. Wichers has published three novels and a collection of short stories about his experiences in the Vietnam War.

self-publishingClick for details or to purchase

Book description…

“The heart of the planet is broken and the world is bleeding. We come out of the broken-hearted earth and try to mend it.” True grit mixes with true wit in this tragic, yet strangely triumphant tale of how much one man can lose. Following the Vietnam War, life proves bittersweet as Joe Hearns learns that sometimes finding happiness means changing the definition. For Joe Hearns the horrors of combat give way to those of daily life upon return to the States; a life burdened by an odd curse that seems to hover over the heads of anyone who fought in that otherwise magical land. He discovers that courage takes on a whole new meaning when coping with a world moving at a different pace – the pace of friendship and love. But, in the end, this proves the way out from under the curse of the war no one wanted. When it comes to this soldier’s story the word fearless comes to mind.

Introducing Hudson B. Drake, author of West to East and Back Again: An Unusual Life and Time

“Dana did a fine job. I learned a lot, and I know it would be even better next time.”

Hudson Drake witnessed the birth and evolution of the aerospace world as we know it today. Documenting his first-hand account of the Aerospace Industry from the 1950’s on. Drake’s memoir provides an invaluable glimpse into a period of historical change and innovation. Peppered with personal anecdotes, his story reveals the heart of human nature with wry and touching humor. A UCLA graduate, former Navy man, White House Fellow, and dedicated company man, Drake’s experiences are many and varied as the stories he has to tell about them! He currently resides in La Jolla, California with his beloved wife, Mary.

self-publishingClick for details or to purchase

Book description…

Along the Road Less Traveled: Digital Technology, the White House, and Aerospace. Keeping the digitization of technology firmly in the foreground, Hudson Drake’s memoir takes us from Washington, D.C. to the avocado groves of Southern California: from electronics and aerospace manufacturing floors to the inner workings of the corporate office. This first hand perspective provides incredible insight into a lifetime of advances in aircraft avionics and space electronics. A must-read for anybody fascinated with science, technology, and the cutting-edge of human ingenuity and resourcefulness.

Introducing L. Leon Little, author of Rebel Plantation . . . In The Shadow of Legends

“Thanks Outskirts Press for helping me publish my first, second and third books. I am pleased with Outskirts Press for making the job of publishing my books less complicated. I look forward to working with Outskirts Press on the production of my fourth book.”

L. Leon Little is an innocent man who has worked hard on different levels to uphold the law. He has been railroaded to prison, gotten out, and had the police come back and harass him thirty years later, even though the case was reversed by the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Little resides with his family in the Midwest. Mr. Little

self-publishingClick for details or to purchase

Book description…

It has taken us from slavery to freedom, yet we are still secretly used for gain in a clever scheme of repression whose darkness is finding light, through the blood spill of our martyrs who’s sacrificed so much, including the ultimate. America still has so much work to do and so many have gotten too comfortable with the attitude becoming more like “if it doesn’t hurt or affect me, I’m fine.” We can’t stop our fight for freedom. So many of us have been pacified momentarily, you don’t know where the crooked officer is going to strike next because the loose cannon has no accurate target. As I look around and ask, how could this happen to me or why me, I am reminded of all the heroes who gave but never enjoyed the harvest of their labor. All the legends who paved the way and secured the freedoms we enjoy today surely turn in their tombs as another corrupt official takes the dream of the humble, an official with his hand so deep off into the public trusts that his elbow and arm have tendonitis from the frequency of activity. All the martyrs who were hung from the tree as the world watched and looked for guidance on a planet in a country, who is building a platform, on a mission out into the great unknown they cheer our efforts and guide our movements.

Introducing Margaret St. Claire, author of An American Mosaic

“This was the first time publishing my own book after many years and Lisa made it all go smoothly.”

Margaret St. Claire was politically active in the ’60s and is marching again. She has a BA in American History, an MA in American Studies, and is an avid writer and photographer with a special interest in 19th century social history. She lives in a Midwest university town near her three grown children, two grandchildren, and one very special soul mate.

self-publishingClick for details or to purchase

Book description…

Diverse ancestors created Margaret, their American mosaic. Margaret’s remarkable forebears-including a peasant, an Indian, a slave, and a king-came from Europe, Africa and the wilds of Maine. The captivating tales in this debut novel are based loosely on Margaret’s family and cover seven generations over 150 years. There is the Jewish girl who chooses to become a Gentile; the Massachusetts man who marries the Indian from Maine; the child of the slave and her master; the man from the prairie who gets a PhD from Harvard at age 26; the Abolitionist who goes to jail for sheltering the runaway; the descendants of the indentured servant who just never have any luck; the woman who comes alone in steerage with her two-year old; the woman who goes mad on the stark prairie; the model who marries the spy. Then Margaret tells her own story of a rather lonely childhood that culminates with her exciting 9th grade year in Rome followed quickly by her mother’s cancer, her marriage at 19, and three beloved children who struggle with her as she and the marriage disintegrate. She comes out of a long breakdown at last, strong like her “sod-hut grandmother” and ready to meet her soul mate. Margaret St. Claire, writing under a pen name, presents a unique story that is semi-fictional social history with behaviors reaching over seven generations. Starting with great-great grandparents from remote places and ending with her own mosaic splendidly intact, Margaret’s saga is fascinating and eminently readable.

Introducing Layne Daye, author of Running From Your Life

“With the help of my author rep, I was able to have a true understanding of how the publishing process works. I would recommend to anyone who is interested in self publishing to go through Outskirts Press.”

Layne Daye, this is his first novel, with many more to come. He is a native of Baton Rouge, La and now lives in Lake Charles, La. He has one daughter, Ciara Alexis. He has been writing since he was a young boy, but he never thought that he would be a published author. He hopes that through his work he can inspire readers to chase their dreams and live them out. Through his own personal trials and tribulations Daye has been inspired by those life experiences to reach as many people as possible through his writing. His book will draw your attention and hold it to the last page.

self-publishingClick for details or to purchase

Book description…

Lester Dukes had everything in the world a man could possibly want. He had good looks, money, popularity and the finer things in life. However his way of obtaining those means were contrary to the law. Now he is wanted for the murder of a police sergeant, and the clock is ticking on his existence in this lifetime. Chances of survival have become slim to none, and the life that Lester has been proud to live is now the life he’s trying to avoid. He quickly learns that there are consequences and circumstances when choosing between good or evil, and life or death. What does a man do when he looks in the mirror, and realizes the man he sees is the man he must run away from?