Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Living the Dream

It's my birthday, I'm 38 today, and have to say I am living the dream. I can't quite explain it, but 38 was a magic number to me. Every since I was a kid, 38 seemed that great adult highpoint when I would truly be grown up-18, 21 even 30 never had that same feeling.
Honestly I don't feel any different than I did yesterday at 37, but taking stock of life such as it is I am happy. Great wife, reasonable kids :}
& lots of my stories are published and a lot more are lined up for release very soon.
My second novel Blood of Our Fathers is slated for early 2012 and I have a lot of projects I'm excited about in the works ~ Midnight Sons, Gods & Robbers, Bless the Child, Challenge Discovery, In Situ, Roar of the Crowd, Monsters & Mormons, Wandering Weeds, and the Song of Saphir among others.

Before I turn 39 I plan on having my catalog three times larger, because to feel accomplished you have to push yourself and do the things that seem too hard and even impossible. Extraordinary results require extraordinary efforts and YOU have to set the wheel in motion.

Warning! Shameless Plug----give yourself the gift of my e-book (or hardcover, that's fine too) here and I'll get the gift of royalties.


Matthew MacNish said...

Being a published author is an accomplishment at any age. Good for you!

Paul R. McNamee said...

Happy Birthday!

You have a great bibliography so far, I know it will only improve and grow!

David J. West said...

Thanks guys I appreciate that.

Charles Gramlich said...

Happy bday, man. Keep it going!

KarenG said...

Happy birthday, David! May the coming year bring even more success to you as a writer.

James Lecky said...

Happy Birthday, David, hope you have a good one

Angie said...

Good for you, David! Happy Birthday. I am looking forward to Blood of our Fathers!

Th. said...


Pretty sure you set your Amazon link up wrong. It's waaay to short. For comparison, here's what it would look like coming from my blog: 79607035/ref=as_li_ss_tl? ie=UTF8&tag=thmazsthmus- 20&linkCode=as2&camp=217145&creativ e=399373&creativeASIN=0979607035

David J. West said...

Thanks Charles

I appreciate that Karen-I'm working toward that.

Thank you James

Bless you Angie

I dunno Th. mine worked just fine for me, while yours did not.

Michelle Teacress said...

A little late, but happy birthday. You've got a lot to celebrate!

David J. West said...

Thanks Michelle