James D. McCallister

author of the Edgewater County series

Jasper Project Awards Nomination Announced!

That’s right, yours truly has been nominated as the Jasper Project’s Literary Artist of the Year Award for 2017!

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP II seeks students!

Take note, Columbia, SC-area writers: still plenty of time to sign up for my intensive, six-week creative writing workshop offered through the Midlands Technical College Corporate and Continuing Ed Program. Having only this week concluded a(nother) successful beginner workshop, your faithful writing coach remains pumped-up to keep assisting writers in the achievement of their dreams.

INDIE AUTHOR WEEK at Richland Library!

Next week I’ll be a featured participant in Indie Author Week at Columbia’s national award-winning Richland Library!

CANCELED XMAS Kindle Pre-order is Up!

Controversial as Amazon’s ubiquity may sometimes be for authors both indie and traditional, it’s still a thrill to see the link for the next book publication having gone live.

New from Mind Harvest Press

Mind Harvest Press (that’s me) is proud to (formally) announce the first short story collection from award-winning Southern author James D. McCallister (also me)! Coming officially in November 2017 in both print and ebook editions available through the various traditional channels, interested parties who 1) can’t wait, and B) aren’t local to Columbia, SC can […]

Coming Soon from Mind Harvest Press

Besides selling and signing copies of Let the Glory Pass Away, how about behind the scenes at MHP? Answer: Busy little beavers.

Upcoming Author Events

At last, a few book events to promote!     Saturday, July 1, 2017 FICTION ADDICTION “Love Your Indie Author” Book Signing Event 1175 Woods Crossing Rd. #5, Greenville, SC 29607 I’ll be signing Let the Glory Pass Away from 1:30-2:30pm. Sunday, July 9, 2017 August 6, 2017 FALL LINES, A Literary Convergence Vol 4 Release Event […]

Review: TWIN PEAKS (2017)

Or is it, Twin Peaks: The Return? That’s what it’s called on the streaming service I’m using to get Showtime all summer, just to see this continuation of a 25 year-old network television show most casual viewers remember as running into a ditch in its second season and never recovering. While that’s not quite true (see handy graphic […]

First Thursday on Main to feature LTGPA!

Thursday, April 6, folks in the Columbia, SC area have a prime opportunity to obtain signed copies of Let the Glory Pass Away when we’re featured from 6–8pm as part of the Jasper Project Spring Arts Showcase outside the Columbia Museum of Art.

BOOK REVIEW: JERUSALEM by Alan Moore

In mid-2016, noted graphic novelist and self-professed warlock Alan Moore released his second literary novel, Jerusalem, and it’s a doozy. A 600,000 word Joycean meditation on the lifeblood and history of a single neighborhood in Northampton, UK, the author’s hometown and lifelong residence, this book is an epic journey that seems to go everywhere and yet nowhere.