Done!

The first draft of my next novel, Extinguished, is complete!!! 4 months and 100,000 words later... Angel Burns is a young fire fighter with a shrouded history. During a routine night at work, she accidentally stumbles upon a demonic ceremony that brings her memories out of hiding…as well as her repressed supernatural powers. Angel soon... Continue Reading →

Review # 42!

The ever changing Texas weather has finally knocked me for a loop. I'm working from home today, dozing in and out of consciousness, and looking for just about anything to bring me out of this allergy induced coma. I believe I may have found it! A Taste Of Home has received its 42nd Amazon Review!... Continue Reading →

Review # 41

Review # 41 to my beloved novel A Taste Of Home has been published to Amazon! It simply states "Great book. Scary, funny, and sickening. Highly recommend!" This is all I've ever wanted a review for this novel to be! I tried to fill it with suspense, humor, and a little bit of grotesque imagery.... Continue Reading →

November Happenings!

The month of November is going to be a bit of a break for me! Yes!!! That's a good thing because October handed my ass to me and December appears as though it will spank me like the bad boy I am. So...it's not all bad. Here is a list of all the C. Derick... Continue Reading →

Memories.

Every memory is a poem yet to be written... "Born In July" Misty morning alone with my thoughts The fog rose like a theater curtain Revealed you in all your glory Your eyes signaled readiness Magic words uttered softly in the wilderness I gripped you like a soldier’s farewell Our lips intertwined in remembrance Lost... Continue Reading →

Hump Day Happy Hour!

Musician Tommy Cross (8 Bore, Whiskeyhat) and I played the Texan Theater today for what they call The Hump Day Happy Hour! (The clock on the north side of the courthouse has been stuck at 5 o'clock forever therefore...it's always 5 o'clock in Greenville, TX. If you can't believe the courthouse...what can you believe?). I... Continue Reading →

This Week, Greenville, Texas!

If you're in or near the town of Greenville, Texas this week, I will be a busy little man! Wednesday September 19th at 5pm I will be appearing at the Texan Theater for the Hump Day celebration. Musician Tommy Cross and I will try our best to entertain you to give thanks for mid-week! Saturday... Continue Reading →

Night Ranger

From the novel "Pages From The Bottom Drawer" by C. Derick Miller (out of print now) Night Ranger The melodies are calling him The songs of yesterday Where are the guitar warriors? Are they truly gone to stay? A young boy dreams of greatness His head rests on folded hands Headphones on his water bed... Continue Reading →

Vote In Cover Wars!!!

Do you like this cover? It doesn’t matter. VOTE FOR IT ANYWAY!!! Starting Sunday 8.26.18, you can vote for this cover in Cover Wars! For a week, you can vote once a day for seven days! If I win, the book gets promoted! I need this!!! Please, please, please vote for Diary Of A Gonzo... Continue Reading →

Dear Local Musicians…

Well, you can add Greenville Life Magazine to my laundry list of local literary contributions. Strange that I had to get noticed by a literary agent in London back in 2015 (Thank you Keith Chawgo and Vickie Rae) before making a splash (actually, it's a tiny ripple) in my hometown of Greenville, Texas but the... Continue Reading →

August HCWL Meeting A Success!

In the beginning...there was an idea. The idea became three. Now, the idea is ten and I couldn't be happier! Founded in 2018 by C. Derick Miller and Patrick Harrison III, the HCWL has one mission: To bring writers together in fellowship and show support toward the growth of our art! Meetings are held monthly in... Continue Reading →

Author Rick Parent!

I just met author Rick Parent at The Wind, The Willows bookstore in downtown Greenville and purchased a copy of his book. I'm a wolf fanatic and can't wait to read it! He will also be attending tonight's HC Writers' League meeting. Finally networking with MY people! We are both writers with a deep love... Continue Reading →

HCWL Gets Recognized!

Taken from the Greenville Herald Banner 8.5.18 by Travis Hairgrove Like music, storytelling is an art that virtually everyone enjoys in some shape or form. Whether it’s a movie, a novel, a comic book, a fairytale told by a parent to a child from memory, a ghost story told when the power goes out, a... Continue Reading →

HCWL Meeting 8.11.18!

The Hunt County Writers' League will meet again on Saturday August 11th @ 5pm. We would like to thank Barbara Horan of the Texan Theater for being gracious enough to loan her lobby to us once more! The shop inside the theater has coffee and tea good enough to put Starbucks to shame! Bring something... Continue Reading →

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