Update on James O. Youngcliff’s Latest BluBerrie Novel

BluBerrie: The Botanical Garden Is Coming The budget for the newest children’s novel, BluBerrie: The Botanical Garden, is adequate for a possible pub date in December. The better news: It’s already edited; the bad news: the ten or so projected illustrations are not complete. Ouch! Two reasons for the delay, one, I’m also the illustrator, …

I Must Make One Political Post

PLEASE VOTE! In this tragic final days of this W.H. administration, Americans can and will prevail from this Covid-19-like-pandemic we are facing by voting out this President and his Republican Senate supporters. Americans need a vaccine to fix what ails us. And the November Election is just that vaccine! I’ve taken that vaccine–I voted by …

Looking Back at a Very Productive Year

Well… I’m back in Florida  Great family Holiday vacation without much of the usual squabbles, except for one: the dogs caused a bit of a problem. Much to do with them this year: barking, feeding, and stepping in s**t, perhaps it would have been better if we all had left them in kennels back home, …

A New BluBerrie Adventure Available Now!

Boy, it seems that this year has been one productive one for me I can’t emphasize how crazy writing, promoting, and drawing can be when you’ve published four books: The CandyStore, The Pickled Man, The Golden Steed, and now, The Gallery! By the time I get around to one phase of the work, I’ve forgotten …

BluBerrie: The Gallery is Available for Pre-Orders

CAN’T WAIT FOR BLACK FRIDAY! I have a good reason for not posting: I’ve been finishing up on my latest novel: BluBerrie: The Gallery. The only thing left to do on it is to replace certain illustrations with better artwork and then, it will be done. Jacabo Studio, my publisher, is shooting for November 29th …

The Pickled Man is Here!

Finally, The Pickle Man is in Print! I’m new to Blogging, so forgive me if my blog website is rather simple. Later, when I learn some of the plug-ins, I’ll dress things up a bit. But today I have fantastic news: I wanted to let my fans know that my newest novel for young adults, …