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MODS AT SEEKONK

I think this is turning into an annual rant. But I think it's a good one, and worth considering. So here goes.

I grew up in Seekonk. It's a little town in eastern Mass., that isn't known for much…

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Book Launch Update for HENRY HITS THE BALL

So now Stillwater Books in Pawtucket has HENRY HITS THE BALL, my latest work, in stock and for sale in anticipation of its launch at Stillwater April 20. 

HENRY HITS THE BALL tells the story of Henry Brademeier, who…

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Racing Season?

They keep saying winter is ending. I'll believe it when I get to head to a racetrack to see some racing. Then I'll have something to write about.

Yeah, I know NASCAR's already racing on TV. I'm not excited…

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Booklovers show at Cumberland, RI libary

They say it's "...a venue for local authors to gain exposure, sell books and build relationships with their audience." The expo also is at a pretty cool place. The Cumberland library is located in an old monastery. The ghosts of…
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GO FAST. BE SMART!

I've been working away on GO FAST. BE SMART!  the latest of my RED RACECAR SPEED READERS.

It follows Tyler Means, the hero of my first two SPEED READERSRACING JUNK and TURN RIGHT TO GO LEFT. In

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I won't be making it to the Swap N' Sell

Due to the forecasts of nasty weather, I've decided I can't make it to the Automotive Swap N' Sell at the Big E in West Springfield, MA., this weekend.

I always enjoy this show and get some books in…

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FREE! FREE! FREE!

As of the beginning of 2019, all orders placed on theredracecar.com will offer FREE SHIPPING!

We've got new books listed, too, including the first two RED RACECAR "SPEED READERS" for newer readers. Check 'em out..

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The Rhode Island Authors' Expo

It's that time again. The Rhode Island Authors' Expo finally is here. It happens at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston, this Saturday, December 1, from 10am until 5pm. 

Of course, I'm there to sign and sell books. I…

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No to the Exeter Fall Festival

It turns out that I will not be able to participate in this year's Exeter Fall Festival, October 13. My apologies to anyone hoping to see me there. My next appreance is with ARIA's Authors' Expo, December 1 at Rhodes…

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ROVALS????????

I don't make it a habit of watching Monster Energy Cup races. Now even NASCAR and the tracks are admitting that more and more racefans are breaking the habit themselves. So they keep looking for innovative ways to create more…

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Thompson's Summer mid-week special...

...is Wednesday evening, otherwise known as August 8.  I'm there with books to sign, including my new chapter-book, RACING JUNK, and RING AROUND RACING, a collection of my favorite and most newsworthy newspaper columns, magazine feature-stories and other…

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TURN RIGHT TO GO LEFT

A heads up that I've started work on my next RED RACECAR SPEED READER novel "TURN RIGHT TO GO LEFT." It continues the adventures of Tyler Means, our hero in RACING JUNK. He already has proven he…