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…



As of the beginning of 2019, all orders placed on 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..


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…


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…



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…


Thompson's Summer mid-week special... 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…



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…


Open Wheel - THURSDAY

Was set up with the RED RACECAR books for Seekonk Speedway's Open Wheel Wednesday. Sold some books, met some fans, and also renewed acquaintances with a few vets of racing still plying their trade, either behind the wheel, behind the…



Just a note to announce the release of my latest RED RACECAR book and my first RED RACECAR SPEED READER: RACING JUNK.

The new SPEED READERS are targeted at less-experienced readers, but they're also great stories that…


Two in a Day?

Yeah, after months of nothing...

But I just found out that the Foxwoods casino-resort (or whatever it is) is adding a "multi-level kart track" to its attractions. Finally, a reason to go to Foxwoods.

Usually, karts for hire…


Spring is here!

Yeah, I know. It's summer. I spent the Memorial Day weekend mowing grass, putting in screens on our porch, dragging out and cleaning the grille; you know, stuff you do in April.

Maybe that's why I haven't even made…


A new post from THE WORST BLOGGER EVER!!!

Yeah, but what has there been to write about? It's April, the Icebreaker already happened at Connecticut's Thompson Speedway ("Motorsports Park"), and they actually had to -- break ice!

But the racing season has come to New England whether…