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J.E. Thompson

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Books
· Stormy Winds

· A Brownstone in Brookyn

· The Ghost of Atlanta

· Phantoms of Rockwood

· Philly Style and Philly Profile


Short Stories
· What kind of writer are you...your writing Style!

· A Brownstone in Brooklyn Approach 15th Anniversary!

· Enjoy a chapter from Phantoms of Rockwood!

· Enjoy a chapter from the National Award Winning The Ghost of Atlanta!

· Enjoy a chapter from A Brownstone in Brooklyn!

· Enjoy the PROLOGUE to Philly Style and Philly Profile!

· Bloodlines, Tales From the African Diaspora

· Phantoms of Rockwood Debut Speech at Decatur Book Festival!

· From Bushwick High (Brooklyn) to National Award Winning Author!

· Goodbye Borders: Another casualty in the decline in book sales!


Articles
· Thompson On...Scene Construction: A Difference Maker!

· Thompson On...Being a Successful 21st Century Author!

· Thompson On...A Writer's Journey into the Digitial Revolution!

· Thompson On...One Writer's Journey to Writing Success!

· Thompson On...Do One Thing Everyday That Scares You!

· Thompson On...Is finding a literary agent an Impossible Dream?

· Thompson On...Point of View in a Novel!

· Thompson On...Description in a Novel!

· Thompson On...Setting in a Novel!

· Thompson On...A Hard Look at My Web Marketing Habits!


News
· PNP Authors Promotions Video!

· Philly Style and Philly Profile Amazon.Com Book Reviews!

· A Brownstone in Brooklyn Amazon.com Book Reviews!

· J. E. Thompson Novels in Chicago, Philadelphia and Atlanta public libraries

· Writing Tidbit: Thumbnail Characterization

· Discovered Virtual Blog Book Tour!

· Finding an Editor...Dennis DeRose!


Events
· Write a Ghost Story and Win a Prize!

· PNP Author Spotlight

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A Different Kind of Father's Day Story!

8/7/2012 11:10:00 AM

by J.E. Thompson


Philadelphia Blazers is the key element of the novel Philly Style and Philly Profile!

    

        Over the years people have asked me why I coach? 

         Tarone, you and the Philadelphia Blazers validate my decision. I wouldn’t trade the experiences or the close relationships for all the riches in the world.

        Sometimes, on Father’s days, I wondered what it would have felt like, the emotions flowing through my being, to have had biological children. After a few years, I realized that God put me on this earth for different purposes and for different reasons.

        I’ve had many basketball sons and you, Tarone, exemplify what I would want my biological son to grow into…a man of character who learns values and appreciates the people in his life.

       Thank you for the wonderful Facebook comments!

      HAPPY BELATED FATHERS DAY COACH, I KNOW I'M A LITTLE LATE AND YOU DON'T HAVE ANY BIOLOGICAL KIDS,BUT YOU HELPED RAISE MANY. YOU SHOWED US NOT ONLY ABOUT BASKETBALL ,BUT LIFE AND HOW TO CONDUCT OURSELVES AS YOUNG MEN AND THAT THERE WAS A BIG WORLD OUTSIDE OF PHILADELPHIA AND FOR THAT I WILL ALWAYS BE GREATFUL. I WISH YOU MUCH SUCCESS AND HAPPYNESS IN YOUR NEW CARREER AS AN AUTHOR.MUCH LOVE AND RESPECT TO YOU ALWAYS!!!”
       I cried when I read the comments and stared at the Philadelphia Blazers team photo at the old Spectrum in Philadelphia…but I was so very, very happy!

       As an author when I wrote Philly Style and Philly Profile, a novel centered on my experiences coaching the Philadelphia Blazers in the seventies; it was dedicated to all my Blazers. I wrote to remember the players and to put into words the feelings, emotions and experiences of seeing a group of young boys grow into productive MEN.

      Now, with God’s Blessings, I’m still physically fit and I’m still teaching and coaching.

      Please pray for me as I’m in line to become a head varsity high school basketball coach in Dekalb County (Georgia). The decision is being made right now. If it happens, I will be able to still “Coach” young men.

    Again, thank you for the wonderful comments.

    Tarone, I love you!

   God Bless you,

   Coach T

 

 

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More News by J.E. Thompson

· PNP Authors Promotions Video! - 3/15/2015 4:32:00 PM
· Philly Style and Philly Profile Amazon.Com Book Reviews! - 3/10/2015 5:51:00 PM
· A Brownstone in Brooklyn Amazon.com Book Reviews! - 3/10/2015 4:40:00 PM
· J. E. Thompson Novels in Chicago, Philadelphia and Atlanta public libraries - 3/4/2015 5:03:00 PM
· Writing Tidbit: Thumbnail Characterization - 2/26/2015 4:01:00 PM
· Discovered Virtual Blog Book Tour! - 2/25/2015 2:12:00 PM
· Finding an Editor...Dennis DeRose! - 2/24/2015 11:46:00 AM
· Award Winning novelist Terry Kay comments on A Brownstone in Brooklyn! - 2/24/2015 7:03:00 AM
· A Former Student Talks about her Teacher and his novel - 2/24/2015 6:56:00 AM
· J. E. Thompson teaching and tutoring creative writing! - 2/20/2015 7:44:00 PM
· Moneysaver Editing Featured in Industry Experts Magazine! - 2/20/2015 5:11:00 PM
· Please Respond to a Quote From A Brownstone in Brooklyn - 2/20/2015 5:11:00 AM
· Stormy Winds Will be released in Novemrber 2015! - 2/18/2015 7:37:00 PM
· Philly Style and Philly Profile Chapter 23 Podcast! - 2/13/2015 7:57:00 PM
· J. E. Thompson and Pat Conroy at AJC-Decatur Book Festival - 2/13/2015 7:32:00 PM
· J. E. Thompson Receives Writing Honor! - 12/31/2014 5:00:00 PM
· J.E. Thompson on Blog Talk Radio! - 9/6/2014 3:55:00 PM
· Purchase Purple Phantoms - 8/18/2012 4:50:00 PM
· Thank You! Sixty-Percent Coupon Offer! - 6/8/2012 6:50:00 PM
· Julius Thompson New Video Blog Series! - 4/26/2012 5:55:00 PM
· New Purple Phantoms Mobile Phone Website! - 3/31/2012 3:15:00 PM
· Philly Style and Philly Profile Chapter 23 Podcast! - 3/17/2012 4:09:00 PM
· Julius Thompson on National Radio Broadcast! - 3/4/2012 6:02:00 PM
· Julius Thompson in the Podcast Clouds! - 2/28/2012 7:46:00 PM
· Purple Phantoms new Video! - 2/19/2012 6:21:00 PM
· Julius Thompson Novels Fifty-Percent E-book Sale! - 1/12/2012 9:36:00 PM
· Amazon.Com Five-Star Book Review! - 1/8/2012 5:55:00 PM
· Happy New Year Newspaper Article! - 12/30/2011 7:20:00 PM
· Purple Phantoms One-Line Synopsis! - 12/28/2011 6:54:00 PM
· Fantastic Ghost of Atlanta Book Review at Barnes & Nobles! - 12/3/2011 4:05:00 PM
· Happy Thanksgiving! - 11/20/2011 7:38:00 PM
· Julius Thompson Thrillogy Contest! - 10/27/2011 4:51:00 PM
· Julius Thompson's Dynamic New Website! - 10/7/2011 6:26:00 PM
· Julius Thompson with Brooklyn Icons! - 9/21/2011 9:23:00 PM
· An Author's Experience at the AJC-Decatur Book Festival! - 9/5/2011 6:52:00 PM
· Ghost of Atlanta is the 2011 Readers Favorite National Fiction Award Winner - 8/30/2011 7:12:00 PM
· A Brownstone In Brooklyn is now an Ebook! - 8/6/2011 5:25:00 PM
· Nominee for the 47th Georgia Author of the Year Awards! - 2/23/2011 1:28:00 PM
· Julius Thompson Viritual Book Tour! - 2/11/2011 7:48:00 AM
· Ghost of Atlanta Book Launch Party - 1/29/2011 4:55:00 PM
· Ghost of Atlanta is now on Kindle! - 1/14/2011 8:31:00 PM
· A Brownstone In Brooklyn Five-Star Book Review! - 1/7/2011 8:44:00 PM
· Philly Style and Philly Profile is now an eBook! - 12/15/2010 7:48:00 AM
· Pre-Order Ghost of Atlanta! - 12/7/2010 11:02:00 AM
· Julius Thompson Fall 2010 Writing Contest Winner! - 12/4/2010 1:59:00 PM
· Launching of Ghost of Atlanta Website! - 12/2/2010 6:27:00 PM
· Announcement: Fall 2010 Writing Contest Finalists! - 11/7/2010 2:40:00 PM
· Thompson On...Books! - 11/5/2010 6:49:00 PM

Books by
J.E. Thompson



Stormy Winds





Phantoms of Rockwood

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Philly Style and Philly Profile

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The Ghost of Atlanta

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A Brownstone in Brookyn

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