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Win a Self-Publishing Package

Are you a writer?  Ever thought about self-publishing your book?

Columbus Publishing LabHere’s your chance to win a complete self-publishing package (valued at $1,749) from Columbus Publishing Lab for free!  The package includes editing, design and distribution of your book! Learn more about the giveaway here.

Columbus Publishing Lab is a new service that combines the professional editors, designers and consultants of Columbus Press (the publisher of Seven in a Jeep) and Columbus Creative Cooperative, and provides the same professional publishing services to authors.

If you’ve seen a copy of Seven in a Jeep, print or e-book, you know that it’s great work.  From editing to design, it’s done right.  Now the same professionals who put this great book together are also available to you.

The giveaway ends on Friday, January 24, 2014.  So get over there and check it out.  Details.

Seven in a Jeep for your Holiday Gift Giving

Seven in a Jeep Ed GaydosBooks are a great Christmas gift.  It’s true.  They might be the most overlooked Christmas gift in the world, too.

When you’re picking out gifts for friends and family this year, don’t forget to consider what books they might like to read.  Books don’t go bad, they’re always the right size, and even if they don’t get read right away they look nice on a shelf waiting for a rainy day.

This holiday season, consider giving Seven in a Jeep as a gift.  The recipient will enjoy it, and even if they’re not a heavy reader, Seven in a Jeep‘s episodic format, with short standalone chapters, are great for readers who only pick up a book every once in a while.

Find the book on here, or find more buying links here.

Best of Ohio Short Stories by Columbus Creative Cooperative

Best of Ohio Short StoriesColumbus Creative Cooperative has produced another great anthology.  Check out Best of Ohio Short Stories, which includes phenomenal stories by 18 Ohio authors.

Columbus Creative Cooperative consistently produces first-class anthologies, and this one is no exception.

Learn more about the book here.

The book is available from all major online retailers as well as digital book retailers, and is available from many brick-and-mortar locations around Central Ohio.

Kudos to all eighteen authors with work included in this phenomenal book.


For Your Convenience –

For your convenience, you can now use the domain name to go directly to Ed’s content for his next book, The Boys of Battery B.

The Boys of Battery B is a work in progress, and Ed’s been posting experimental content to this blog like a madman.  While Seven in a Jeep was primarily filled with Ed’s personal experience in Vietnam, The Boys of Battery B provides a complete history of Ed’s unit in Vietnam, as colored by dozens of interviews he’s conducted with fellow artilleryman, many who served before and after him at LZ Sherry.

No release date has been set for The Boys of Battery B yet, but in the meantime don’t miss all this free reading that Ed’s giving away.

Capital Offense Releases Part One (of 3) to Amazon Kindle

Capital Offense Part One FlightIf you haven’t been following Capital Offense, now is a great time to jump in.  Capital Offense is a novel which is release online, for free, one chapter at a time at

At this point, the first third of the complete novel has been released to the web.  For those that prefer the comfort of reading on a Kindle or other e-reader, the first third is also now available as an e-book.

Find the E-book on here.

The complete novel will be released as a print book and e-book on January 31, 2014.

You can also check out daily installments of the book at

Capital Offense is published by Columbus Press, the publisher of Seven in a Jeep.


“SPOOOKY” Flash Fiction Contest

We are pleased to have donated three autographed, limited-edition Advance Review Copies of Seven in a Jeep to Columbus Creative Cooperative to use as prizes in their “Spooooky” Flash Fiction contest.

Get all of the details about the contest here.

Columbus Creative Cooperative ( is a fantastic group to support.  They provide lots of resources to writers of all skill levels, and frequently run fun contests to stimulate your creativity.

The top winner of this contest wins an Amazon Kindle!  Check it out.

Have you read Surplus? Will you leave us a review?

Surplus the Long arm of VietnamHave you read Surplus: The Long Arm of Vietnam, the companion book to Seven in a Jeep?

If so, would you be so kind as to leave an honest review of the book?  In the changing world of books and publishing, user reviews are evermore important.  Your honest review helps other readers find material they’d like to read (or avoid material that they won’t enjoy).

You can find the book, and leave a review, at any of these links:
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If you’ve already reviewed the book, thank you on behalf of Ed and on behalf of the community of readers.

Don’t worry about what to say.  Keep it short, tell other readers what you liked and what you didn’t, in your own words.

Thanks for supporting Seven in a Jeep, Surplus and independent publishing.

Featured in (614) Magazine

Thank you to (614) Magazine for featuring Ed Gaydos and Seven in a Jeep in their September issue.

If you’re in Central Ohio, be sure to pick up a copy of (614) before the month is out.  The issue features a sample chapter from Seven in a Jeep as well as Ed’s bio.

Find the full article here.

A special thank you goes to the article’s author, David Lewis, for taking the time to check out Ed’s book.  We appreciate it!