J F McDonald

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Owned and operated by Jim McDonald

You can buy my books here. I have a series of poetry books that tell the reader about my life. They start at my childhood, then progress to how life changed after my first wife left my two sons and I. Those poems lead into alcohol abuse, drug addiction, failed relationships, depression and at the end, how God pulled me out of the muck and mire and set me on a much better path. I also have the beginning of two other series. One is about different hats I bought and wrote about. Another is a word prompt series. You give me three words and I will write a story using those three words.




Welcome to the place that sucks up most of my time. My books and blogs are fact, fiction or a mix of both and they are written in several different categories.

Beyond my books are; six newspaper articles, five published photos, and a short story called Family Doctor.

All of my work; including books, stories, quotes and pictures are copyrighted by me. We have a guest blog section and all of their work and pictures (if applicable) are copyrighted by them. Hope you enjoy your time here and please feel free to leave me three unrelated words in the comment section below.


My site is a work in progress, much like myself. Please understand, that I am still learning my way through the letters and periods. There will be mistakes, so feel free to help me along.


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21 thoughts on “J F McDonald

  1. Once I started reading your book Twilight to Son Shine I could not put it down. The writing is AWESOME. I as totally captivated by by the range of emotions I experience while reading your poetry. You were able to capture and share experiences in a few lines that may have required several chapters in another genre.
    Please keep writing I am anxiously waiting for the next book.


  2. Good luck God is Good always! I wish you much success I to am a poetry writer I feel I have been given a gift from God to share as well..

    Stay strong. I have 2 versions one is free 1st 100 copies link is below tell me what you think
    And leave a review please


    The other is on amazon

    God cares but do we by kwaku mensah

    Google it and it comes right up


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