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New York Times Bestselling Author Jerome Preisler’s Harrowing But True Civil War Naval Thriller

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In this episode 365, we feature New York Times bestselling author Jerome Preisler, and his non-fiction book, Civil War Commando, a fine piece of writing about a little known naval war hero in the Civil War named William Barker Cushing, a man who defied all odds to pull off a stunning defeat for the Confederacy. The book is fast paced history about what led up to and how the Union sunk the Confederate ironclad Albemarle in a spectacular mission in 1864, helping re-elect Abraham Lincoln.
Show discussion highlights:
• What inspired him to write this Civil War naval history story
• What draws him to write thrillers and military non-fiction
• The story of the CSS Albemarle ironclad
• The Civil War sea battlefields
• Annapolis during the war
• The hero himself: William Cushing
• A reading from the book that explores Cushing as a boy
• Writing advice for non-fiction
• Writing practice changes over time
• Advice to his younger self
Brief author bio:
Jerome Preisler is the New York Times bestselling author of over forty books of fiction and nonfiction, including all eight novels in the chart-topping Tom Clancy’s Power Plays series, and the relaunch of the New York Times bestselling NET FORCE series co-created by Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik. His latest novel in the series is its fourth, NET FORCE: MOVING TARGET. His most recent work of nonfiction is CIVIL WAR COMMANDO: William Cushing's Daring Raid to Sink the Invincible Ironclad C.S.S. Albemarle. He is a frequent speaker on military topics at schools, museums, and bases around the country.
Learn more about the author and their books HERE.
https://linktr.ee/jeromepreisler
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In this episode 365, we feature New York Times bestselling author Jerome Preisler, and his non-fiction book, Civil War Commando, a fine piece of writing about a little known naval war hero in the Civil War named William Barker Cushing, a man who defied all odds to pull off a stunning defeat for the Confederacy. The book is fast paced history about what led up to and how the Union sunk the Confederate ironclad Albemarle in a spectacular mission in 1864, helping re-elect Abraham Lincoln.
Show discussion highlights:
• What inspired him to write this Civil War naval history story
• What draws him to write thrillers and military non-fiction
• The story of the CSS Albemarle ironclad
• The Civil War sea battlefields
• Annapolis during the war
• The hero himself: William Cushing
• A reading from the book that explores Cushing as a boy
• Writing advice for non-fiction
• Writing practice changes over time
• Advice to his younger self
Brief author bio:
Jerome Preisler is the New York Times bestselling author of over forty books of fiction and nonfiction, including all eight novels in the chart-topping Tom Clancy’s Power Plays series, and the relaunch of the New York Times bestselling NET FORCE series co-created by Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik. His latest novel in the series is its fourth, NET FORCE: MOVING TARGET. His most recent work of nonfiction is CIVIL WAR COMMANDO: William Cushing's Daring Raid to Sink the Invincible Ironclad C.S.S. Albemarle. He is a frequent speaker on military topics at schools, museums, and bases around the country.
Learn more about the author and their books HERE.
https://linktr.ee/jeromepreisler
Death by Podcasting
Support the show by ordering Death by Podcasting, a mystery novella by Sarah Archer and Landis Wade, because podcasting can be a dangerous business.
Learn More and order your copy: https://books2read.com/u/mKVrvy
The Write Quotes Series:
Support the show by purchasing one of more of the eight books in The Write Quote series, a collection of writing quote books compiled from 500+ interviews with bestselling, award-winning, and hard-working authors.
Learn more about our series of quote books and download Book 1 for free at https://charlottereaderspodcast.com/writequotes/
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Subscribe to our newsletter for free HERE:
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