In Memoriam

Thirty - years ago, yesterday, John D. Fitzgerald left this life. In memoriam of this anniversary, here is a brief overview of his incredible life John left this world on May 21, 1988. He was a man of many interests. Though writing topped the list from a young age, he also... Read More

Fitzgerald Thanksgivings

John never wrote about Fitzgerald Thanksgivings in any of his book series. One can assume nothing exciting happened. I doubt it.┬á Price, John's hometown, was fully invested in the holiday. In 1905 a Turkey shoot was planned. Eastern Utah Advocate recorded the following.   A... Read More

Dedication to Great Brain Series

A Great Brain Series fan, recently thanked me for my "dedication to the stories".  The compliment thrilled me. It also highlighted something he didn't know. Hundreds of others are, too. In 2010 a handful of blog followers jumped with me to Facebook . Year by year our numbers crawled upward. Dedicated Great Brain... Read More

Long Lost Relatives

Strange and miraculous things occur in this little realm of Fitzgerald that we have. I have experienced these little miracles and surprises for the past decade. Every time they happen I get so excited to touch one more living connection to the stories I love. The most recent delight arrived in... Read More

Happy Mother’s Day, Mrs. Fitzgerald

In life, John said little about his real life family. I believe those memories were too sacred to him, however he used the essence of them to craft the characters we love. Among his favorite is his Mamma, Tena. To John she was the most beautiful woman in the world.... Read More

The Great Brain Movie Rights

Hi - I said every once in a while I might add something. ┬áToday I received a fun email I thought you might enjoy.   Hi Carrie, I hope you can help us. We're working with a producer who is interested in the film rights to the Great Brain series. They're... Read More