Daily Archives: December 21, 2018

First time author explains motivation

‘Executive Order 14900’ book signing set for New Year’s Eve! By Gary Keel ORIENTAL – Sometimes I’m asked why I began writing— I appreciate the question because as a retiree from the financial world with no literary background, I am such an unlikely author. I once heard that successful people are those who do difficult things that others can do, but won’t. In my case, I was led to write while recovering from a brief illness. Between EKGs, MRIs, and other tests, I laid in a hospital bed for five days listening to endless news coverage of the Arab Spring. Egypt and Libya were in turmoil and govern…