Posted by Chris Colvin on Aug 10, 2020

The Boys of Fall


   It’s impossible to explain the significance of football to those unfortunate enough to reside outside of Texas. Here in the Lone Star State the sport assumes a mythological status borne on the imagery of lore and lineage. It’s a coming-of-age story for each young man b...

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Posted by Chris Colvin on Jul 30, 2020

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Writing is such a cathartic process, but at times it can be exhausting. The story. The plots and subplots. The plot holes. The edits. The self doubt. The intrigue. The frustration. Elation at 2 am. The sleeplessness. All of this not including your “real life”. COVID has ruined my flow quite ...

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Posted by Chris Colvin on Feb 13, 2020

In Summary

Glaring lights.

Flashing Reds, blues, and whites.

The days unfold, unkind, coarse and terse.

“the patient in five needs morphine, dilaudid, and worse.”

“the patient in eight wants their best friend, their priest, and their mime.”

“the patient in two has more questions, c...

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Posted by Chris Colvin on Feb 05, 2020 under

Real conversation in the Jeep while taking Creed to basketball practice this evening:


Creed: Dad when I’m in the NBA will I make a million dollars? If I make a lot of money, I can take care of you and mom.


Me: Hah. Maybe.


Creed: Dad? What’s the most expensive car in the world?


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As the story of Hippocrates and The Hobgoblin continues to grow, and now with the recent release of the audiobook, more people have reached out to me about my inspiration..."Why did you write it?".

   It's difficult to delve into, but it reflects a poignant moment for me. I was working late in my...

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I recently wrote a piece on the unfair practices of Health Insurance companies, and the ill sought light they've cast upon physicians. The American public has had enough. Although I contemplated not sharing this on my website, I've come to realize that I can not truly separate the author from the ph...

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Posted by Chris Colvin on Jan 21, 2020 under

Thank you so much for all the support!! The audiobook has been a phenomenal experience, and I'm happy to report that I am working with Cam and Gemma for the second book later this year! Please check it out on Amazon, Audible, and iTunes! Cam Scriven and Gemma Humfrees have done a remarkable job brin...

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"This book has all the makings of an epic fantasy series... Colvin is a master writer who knows how to paint a vivid portrait of the book’s setting as well as how to create captivating characters. I liked the many battle scenes, and I couldn’t help but think of The Lord of the Rings series, as t...

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Posted by Chris Colvin on Mar 05, 2019 under

The first book-signing was a huge success! So many friends from so many places came to visit me, and celebrate my small dream of authorship. I made new friends, and reunited with old ones, and we all shared the aspects of the story we loved the most. I hope everyone has enjoyed the book so far, and ...

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Posted by Chris Colvin on Mar 01, 2019

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Posted by Chris Colvin on Feb 18, 2019 under

   Needless to say, I'm extremely excited about my first book signing coming up this weekend on Feb. 23rd from 1-4 pm at Firestreet Pizza! Many of you have reached out to me, and confirmed you will be there which makes it all that more surreal! I will be signing books, and discussing certain eleme...

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Posted by Chris Colvin on Feb 06, 2019 under

I truly cannot thank everyone enough for the huge amount of support I’ve received for the book. Hippocrates and The Hobgoblin: The Child of Mürindür has received a total of sixteen five-star reviews on Amazon, and it’s only been a little over a month since I published it! Many of you have reac...

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Posted by Chris Colvin on Dec 23, 2018 under

When I began this writing journey, I didn’t know how far the path would go, or if I would be willing or capable to travel its entirety. As I sit here on the eve of my first publication, nearly two years after the initial words were written in that raw manuscript, I still can’t foresee where the ...

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