James D. McCallister

author of the Edgewater County series

Review: BLADE RUNNER 2049

Quick take: Pretty pictures, fan service, plot holes, and ret-conning make for a long sit. In other words? An all too typical Hollywood reboot/remake of beloved intellectual property (IP) dredged up from the deep cultural antiquity of the 1980s.

Christmas Canceled in 2017?

Wait—what, you may ask? Nope. Not a chance. Christmas, and the rest of the holiday season, will surely unfold as it has for so long. And hey, with that in mind, you’re gonna need gifts… right?

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!


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!