WRITERS WANTED: Hazardous journey. Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful. Honor and recognition in case of success. So legend has it, Sir Ernest Shackleton posted a similar advertisement in the London Times in his search for crew for his Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914 aboard the Endurance and the Aurora. According to Shackleton, over 5,000 potential recruits applied! Surely a sign of those times. This ca
Russian military deception is known as Maskirovka (маскировка), in Russian, literally meaning disguise. Maskirovka is a military doctrine that has been around since WWI but today is taking on many forms and is used as a cover for 'grey warfare' around the globe by several state actors for many purposes including the destabilization and covert interference with sovereign states. This doctrine covers a broad range of measures for military deception, from camouflage to denial an
It has been a heck of a ride! As I get closer to releasing book number 4, #NorthernECHO, and number 5, #GipsyMOTH I take a look back at my writing journey so far. I originally started #OperationARGUS back in 2010 and after a series of stop-start, start-stop, self-doubt, this is way too hard, then never give up, seven years later, I eventually got it ready for sending to the publisher, iUniverse and in May 2018 it was published and the writing bug took hold. I already knew tha
I have (a limited number) of e-book giveaways for #OperationARGUS #BikiniBRAVO and #ColdCOURAGE Follow me on Twitter and Facebook then message me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will send the token and download details to the 12 winners picked out of the hat! Thanks for supporting! Thanks for reading! WM.