Recent Musings From My Blog:

December 7, 2018

Once Again into the White Circus Breach (Essay, 1504 Word Count)

Last weekend marked the second year I’ve volunteered to help out with course security for the annual Birds of PreyWorld Cup Downhill Ski races at Beaver […]
November 23, 2018

Exposure to a More Youthful Perspective (Essay, 869 Word Count)

  The following essay was written last week in response to a series of events that has just recently transpired in my life. It really shouldn’t […]
November 9, 2018

No Sweat Excuses (Essay, 766 Word Count)

This essay was actually written in January of 2015, but I’ve found the time in my busy schedule to change a few things, delete a few […]
October 26, 2018

You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream (Essay, 1125 Word Count)

    This essay was originally posted to my blog in early June of 2014, and I’m re-posting it (with an update to the text of […]
October 12, 2018

Sure Signs of a Change in the Season (Essay, 804 Word Count)

This is a little ditty that came to mind a week ago while I was thinking about what to write for this week’s website/blog posting. Hope […]
September 28, 2018

Kenya Kurudi (Essay, 1009 Word Count)

I’ve been wanting to do this for the past ten years, and now it’s finally happening, a return visit to Kenya. I had originally hoped I […]

About David G. Swanson


D avid G. Swanson is a humorous writer/novelist who lives in the Southwest Colorado mountain town where he grew up. He delves into both non-fiction and fiction, with the only requirement being that the piece he’s working on at the time has to have a comedic tinge to it. This style of scribbling words on a page is the only requirement for what he does. He’s just that passionate about writing in the style.
Since beginning his odyssey as an author of stories and essays he’s achieved a number of milestones with his writing. A self-published book of essays based on his childhood adventures (or mis-adventures as the case may be) was put out in December, 2015. His website/blog came on line in November of last year, and he’s received recognition for a variety of the pieces he’s authored, whether it’s short story, essay, and even the occasional novel excerpt.

Latest Books

This section of the site contains the 2-pg. synopsis’for the two most recent novel length manuscripts (“Friendship Highway” & “Air Conditioned Bus Tours”), and details about the self-published book of childhood essays (Silverton Style). That manuscript is available through Amazon, purchase off this website, or by contacting the author. He might even send you an autographed copy of the book.  Although having him do this may lower the actual re-sale value of the manuscript since you’re probably looking to make some money off the transaction.

As for the two novel manuscripts; Friendship Highway has a word count of 62,306, 310 pages, and is 35 chapters in length with an epilogue. The Word Count for Air Conditioned Bus Tours is 79,205, the story is 355 pages, and 29 chapters in length. Neither manuscript has seen the radiant light of publication (self-publishing doesn’t count).  Whether or not the pages of these novels are action packed, or sleep inducing is up to the reader (don’t say you weren’t warned).

  • Air Conditioned Bus Tours

    Air Conditioned Bus Tours A novel Who doesn’t look forward to going on vacation? Spending time away from their daily struggles relaxing in whatever manner one […]
  • Friendship Highway

    FRIENDSHIP HIGHWAY A novel ADRIAN STEWART (aka Ads) and PATRICK DAUGHERTY have a friendship that’ll last till the day after the Apocalypse. College comes to an […]
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