“Change Rising” cover revealed

This novel picks up nearly a year after the events of A 38 Day Education.  The story, inspired by events which happened in my days as Editor of campus newspaper, features politics, betrayal, suspense, romance, a little steam, and wall-to-wall intrigue as Jay Ferragamo and the staff of The Scope work to cover the most explosive…

Ten Fun Facts About “A 38 Day Education”

Pompeii’s Volcano, the restaurant in the book, was inspired in part by Dina’s Pizza in Cleveland, Ohio. Jay Ferragamo’s first name is actually Giovanni.  “Jay” is short for Jayson, his middle name. If The Scope newspaper was published in real life, it’s intended design would resemble that of The Oracle at the University of South…

A 38 Day Education – Character Interview: Cassandra Owinger

Cassandra Owinger, Arts Editor for The Scope newspaper from “A 38 Day Education,” (now available through Solstice Publishing) has agreed to “drop in” for a visit and answer some questions. Hi, Cassandra.  What would you be preferred to be called? Actually, I prefer “Cassie.”  I hate “Cassandra.”  I think my mom had a mental moment naming me…

A “38 Day” teaser…purchase link included

NOTE:  This is from “A 38 Day Education,” my first full length novel, available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Smashwords in both paperback and various ebook formats (including Kindle and Nook). Then phone rang. It could only be Terri.  Nobody else knew I was back. “Hello,” I said. “Hey Jay!” she said. Indeed, it…

Excerpt from “A 38 Day Education.”

She looked back into my eyes, saw the pain I felt and it looked like she could feel it herself as she looked on the verge of tears. Our mutual look into each other’s eyes lingered and for that reason I felt myself more vulnerable than I had in many years. Steadying myself, I collected…

A 38 Day Education release date announced

ATLANTA –  Solstice Publishing has announced that “A 38 Day Education,” the first full-length novel by writer John Guzzardo, will be released June 2, 2014. “This is a complete thrill for me,” said Guzzardo.  “I truly believe this is a story worth telling, and it’s wonderful to know my work has a market.  When I…