Category Archives: Two Navy Guys and a Novel

Writing a Novel About Terrorism: When Fiction Becomes Reality

When JR and I set out to write Jihadi Apprentice, we intended for it to be fiction–realistic fiction, mind you, but still fiction. Sometimes art imitates life and sometimes it’s the other way around. I explored what it means to … Continue reading

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New Release: JIHADI APPRENTICE by the Two Navy Guys

Last summer, after crowdfunding and publishing Weapons of Mass Deception, we started to think about a storyline for the sequel. We knew two things: (1) we wanted the sequel to feature the Minneapolis and (2) we wanted the topic to … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Crime Bookstore Presents JIHADI APPRENTICE

We are beyond happy that Minneapolis independent bookstore and literary landmark Once Upon a Crime is hosting our first-ever Book Launch Party for Jihadi Apprentice, the sequel to Weapons of Mass Deception. Not in Minnesota? Can’t make it? No problem … Continue reading

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Two Navy Guys and the Big Media Weekend

When it rains it pours, and there’s been a lot of rain here at Two Navy Guys HQ. Thing #1 – Book Signing this Saturday for Weapons of Mass Deception If you’re anywhere near Minneapolis this Saturday, April 23rd, JR … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Come to the WEAPONS OF MASS DECEPTION Book Signing This Sunday

This weekend, the Two Navy Guys are having a pre-holidays book reading and signing for their Minnesota military thriller, Weapons of Mass Deception. Here’s five reasons why you should stop by the Shakopee Public Library this Sunday, December 13th at … Continue reading

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WEAPONS OF MASS DECEPTION Kickstarter – How Did We Spend The Money?

Welcome back to the Two Navy Guys and Novel blog series where we talk about co-writing, publishing, and marketing a novel. Weapons of Mass Deception is available on Amazon in print and ebook formats. This is the capstone post in … Continue reading

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3 Things I Learned From My First Radio Interview

It’s hard to believe it’s been over two months since the Two Navy Guys launched Weapons of Mass Deception. We’ve completed sending out the Kickstarter campaign rewards and the book selfies are starting to show up from around the world. … Continue reading

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The Rewards of A Kickstarter Campaign

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the blog where we talk about co-writing and publishing. Weapons of Mass Deception has been out two whole months now. We’ve sold a few hundred copies and racked up nearly 40 … Continue reading

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New Release: DEATH OF A PAWN #weaponsofmassdecepetion

What does the mysterious death of an Argentinean lawyer have to do with two former naval officers from Minnesota? Let me explain. You may recall a big international news story from January of this year. Alberto Nisman, an Argentinean Special … Continue reading

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How To Produce a Collector’s Edition of Your Novel

Finally, it’s done. It seems like we’ve been working on the Kickstarter Collector’s Edition of Weapons of Mass Deception forEVER, but it’s really only been about six weeks. In a previous post, we talked about what we planned to include … Continue reading

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