One day you will tell your story of how you overcame what
you went through and it will be someone else’s survival guide.
I invite you to read the work I showcase here, which includes a variety of my published work, primarily nonfiction, based on experiences of trauma, as well as, my activities of world travel, and outdoor adventure of hiking and climbing. Follow the title links, and if you enjoy my writing, please comment & share on social media . . . and be sure to tell your friends and family.
* I'm excited to announce the availability of my memoir!
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Cover Design by Lewis Agrell
* This nonfiction short story was awarded "Honorable Mention" in the nonfiction category at the 2013 Santa Barbara Writers Conference. (Excerpted chapter from my memoir, Another Day in Vietnam.)
* Published: Connard Hogan, "Who Goes There," The Deadly Writers Patrol, #14, Spring 2018.
Photo Credit: Col. Jocelyn Ontiveros, U.S. Marine Corps
* Report on my achievement of reaching the 50- State Highpoints.
* Published: Connard Hogan, "Connard Hogan Documents His 50 State Highpoints," Highpointers Club: Apex to Zenith Newsletter, #103, Fourth Quarter (Winter) 2013.
* Essay on the similarities of our current social & political environment to that of 1861 (beginnings of the American Civil War).
* Published: Connard Hogan, "Echoes of 1861: A Fragile Freedom that Is Vulnerable from Within," The Santa Barbara Independent.
Illustration Credit: Peter Kuper, PoliticalCartoons.com
* Report on my achievement of reaching the 50- State Lowpoints.
* An experimental prose/poetry piece, "Bach Roman Day," relies on our mind's power of association using modern last names taken from a local phone directory. So quiet your analytical mind and allow your inner poet to conjure a May day of feasting and orgy in ancient Rome.
* This article mentioned in "New Issue of The Offbeat" blog post by Lauren Tiedje.