© 2012-2019 Gary S. Crawford  and GSCauthorLLC. No animals were harmed in the making of this site.

Writer &

Welcome to my official website.

 

Here you will find links to my books and other information.

 

I've written many articles and short stories as well as my books. I've written on historical non-fiction as well as fictional horror-fantasy. (I like the supernatural, witches, vampires, and other cool stuff like that) 

 

My books are available at amazon.com and BN.com, in paperback as well as Kindle ebook versions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My speaking engagements are mainly on history, usually of a local nature. (I live at the Jersey Shore) My specialty is the Morro Castle ship disaster of 1934. I'm available most anytime for a presentation.

 

Email me at GSCauthor@gmail.com for details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I've written articles on history that have appeared in Gannett's Asbury Park Press, local papers The Coaster and The Coast Star, The Ocean Grove and Neptune Times, Shore View, and Ocean View, as well as national periodicals such as New Jersey Monthly, and Railfan/Railroad.

I also provide editing and proofreading services, specializing in final editing and cleanup. I've been called a fanatic on grammar, spelling, and punctuation. I'm one of those guys who can spot a misspell from across the street. Blessing or curse, it makes for correct spelling and makes your work look good.

 

 

Author

Welcome. 

 

This site will feature my books, editing and proofreading services,  and information on my speaking engagements.

 

I'm currently reworking this site, so bear with me. Links are below.

 

Simply click on a book cover image below and you will be taken to the Amazon website with full information on the book.

                                            

 

 

 

 

                                                            The Ladies Club - The Book of Raven

                                                               

                                                              NOW AVAILABLE as a eBook!

                                                                                Only $2.99!

   

 

                                                           Voices Over the Moon

                                                             

V                                                         Available as paperback and Ebook  

                                                           

                                                              

                                                               Voice of a Hero

                                                                In Ebook format

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                  

                                                                 

                                                               Arcadia - Images of America - Bradley Beach NJ

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                     Darkness Falls at the Jersey Shore - A Noir

                                                                                   Anthology by the Jersey Shore Writers

                                                                               A Collection of Words From the Roundtable

                                                                                Anthology by the Harriet May Savitz Writers of the

                                              Roundtable

                                                                                

                       A Brief History of the Morro Castle Ship Disaster 

                                                                                Order Directly from the Author

Books and Articles Published by the Author:

 

Books:

Fifty Years of the Pine Creek Railroad – Privately Published 2004

A Brief History of the Morro Castle Ship Disaster of 1934 – Thortrains Publishing 2004

The Ladies Club - The Book of Raven  - Amazon Kindle (Ebook) 2017

Voices Over the Moon – CreateSpace 2010

Voice of a Hero – Amazon Kindle (Ebook) 2013

Words From the Roundtable – (3 short stories in an anthology) - iUniverse 2013

Darkness Falls at the Jersey Shore (short story anthology) 2015

East Meets West – American Writers Review (short story anthology contest) – San Fedele Press

                Spring 2010 – Finalist

                Summer 2010 – Honorable Mention

                Fall 2010 – Third Place Award 

                Winter 2010 – First Place Award

                Winter 2018 - Finalist

Celebrity Ghosts and Notorious Hauntings (anthology) - Marie D. Jones - 3 stories Oct 2019

Chicken Soup for the Soul (Christmas issue) - Nov 2019

Arcadia – Images of America – Bradley Beach NJ – (Co-author) - Arcadia 2002

Contributor:

 

Arcadia – Images of America – Neptune NJ and Shark River Hills – Evelyn Lewis Stryker - Arcadia Publishing 1998.

When the Dancing Stopped – The Real Story of the Morro Castle Disaster and Its Deadly Wake – Brian Hicks - Simon & Shuster 2006.

 

Books edited:

 

Words From the Roundtable (anthology) – The Harriet May Savitz Writers of the Roundtable

Misguided Vengeance – R . T. Dennis

Sweet Tea – Wendy Lynn Decker

Darkness Falls at the Jersey Shore (anthology) – The Jersey Shore Writers

 

Articles:

 

The American Legion Turns 100 Years Old - Oct 2019

Pine Creek RR Turns 50 – Railroad/Railfan Magazine – Sept. 2002 

What Is A Benny? - Beach Comber Magazine – Free Tourism Giveaway

Bradley Beach History - Beach News Magazine – Free Tourism Giveaway

What Is A Benny? – Day & Night Magazine – Free Tourism Giveaway

Historical Vignettes Column – Gannett / Asbury Park Press  

ShoreView / OceanView Newspapers – Ocean Twp. NJ 

Coaster Newspaper – Asbury Park NJ 

The Coast Star Newspaper – Manasquan NJ 

Ocean Grove & Neptune Times – Ocean Grove NJ 

“Staff Report” – Over 20 years of press releases submitted for several non-profits.

 

Website Content:

 

NJ Museum of Transportation / Pine Creek RR - www.njmt.org

Information Age Science Center – www.infoage.org

NJ Off-Road Vehicle Park – www.njorvp.org

Someone Special Needs You – www.ssny.org

Freehold Raceway - www.freeholdraceway.com 

 

Newsletters (written, co-written, and/or edited):

 

The Pine Creek Railroad Order Board and Trainmen’s Gazette

The Bulletin – American Legion Post 346 Neptune NJ

The Business and Professional Association of Neptune NJ Newsletter

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