capture

Snapshot_2014-05-26_203403

I’m bestselling author John M. Davis and, in the writing community, I’m known as the Book Commander. I’m a redneck at heart and I’d rather be out in the woods than anywhere else on the planet. I like to shoot a good bow or take a vehicle off-road, but I also happen to be a fan of classic writing like The Iliad and I enjoy studying the teachings of Plato. I know, it’s a strange combination.

I’ve written over 30 stories since 2011, including a few bestsellers. I started a podcast in 2018, and I use it to help new and struggling authors free of charge. I talk about the art of writing, how to market writing, and lots of other things that authors like to charge for. I don’t believe in charging people to help them, it’s not how I was raised.

I hate all things technology but thankfully my best friend doesn’t. In fact, he calls himself a “media mogul” (whatever that is) and together we make a good team. He sets up the podcast equipment and I talk about writing.

Outside of writing, I’ve been happily married since 2001. We live in a small town in Southwest Virginia and have two awesome kids. We enjoy hanging out, hitting our favorite vacation spots, farmers markets, etc. I’m a huge fan of the shows Survivor, The Office, and Parks and Recreation, though I still prefer to read. I enjoy fiction, but I stay away from anything newer than the 1950s, which is probably why my writing reads like older pulp fiction. I’m good with that. I’m also pursuing a graduate degree in history, and I’m a minority owner of the Saskatchewan Roughriders football team. I’m not a fan of smart phones, self-checkout lines, or celebrities who become “social media activists” after 20 minutes of research on Twitter.

Advertisements

Let the Book Commander know

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

close-alt close collapse comment ellipsis expand gallery heart lock menu next pinned previous reply search share star