Category Archives: Philippines

Inspirational blog post – Transportation

Asia, and maybe Southeast Asia specifically, is made up of sea focused nations and peoples. Two of these nations are archipelagos, namely the Philippines and Indonesia. Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world with more than 17,500 islands, about … Continue reading




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Inspiration post #3 – Food!

I am definitely one of those people that is easily inspired by food, stories about food or simply stories with food in them. One of my favorite authors years ago was Lawrence Sanders. He wrote crime and suspense novels and … Continue reading




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Inspiration – Manila Bay

In one of my last posts I talked a little bit about inspiration from my home, my previous work travel, and my family. I’d like to say a few words about inspiration from more current travel in this post. I’ve … Continue reading




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Inspiration for Smugglers in Paradise series

A reader recently asked me what was the inspiration for my SMUGGLERS IN PARADISE series. This might be a good topic to talk about in a couple of blog posts. I’ll start with book one – GAME OF WIT AND … Continue reading




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One Fish, Two Fish, Big Fish, Little Fish – Silver Dawn by R. Scott Tyler

The release day has finally come for the second book in the SMUGGLERS IN PARADISE series, “ONE FISH, TWO FISH, BIG FISH, LITTLE FISH – SILVER DAWN.” I have a bit of work to do on the paperback version yet, … Continue reading




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