Randall J Morris

Biography

Randall Morris has a bachelors degree in history from BYU and enjoys writing history articles, travel / photo books, and action / adventure fiction. He spent two years in the Philippines as a missionary and speaks fluent Tagalog. He has worked in the IT field for over seven years. His works are currently available as ebooks, paperbacks, and audio books. Morris has been a self-published author since early 2012. You can find him on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/RandyMorrisAuthor

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Books

Traveling North America: Boston, Halifax, and L'Anse aux Meadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo-based tour includes over 80 pictures of Boston, Halifax, and the Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows. Featured locations include sites significant to the American Revolution and history in Boston, Citadel Hill and Fort George in Halifax, and the Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows.
Traveling the U.S.: Hawaii
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 850. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo-based tour of Hawaii includes over 60 pictures from the following sites: Sea Life Park (Oahu), USS Arizona Memorial (Pearl Harbor), Hanauma Bay (Oahu), the Polynesian Cultural Center (Laie), and a nature hike (Oahu.)
Traveling the Caribbean: Puerto Rico, St. Maarten, St. Kitts, Antigua, St. Lucia, and Barbados
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo-based tour includes over 115 pictures from historical locations from several countries in the Caribbean with short background histories. Featured locations include: Capitols, forts, sugar and banana plantations, mindmills, Nelson's Dockyard, Cathedrals, mansions, shipwrecks, and more.
Traveling Asia: Tokyo, Taipei, and Hong Kong
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo-based tour of Tokyo, Taipei, and Hong Kong includes over 90 pictures from several tourist sites and historic locations. A brief history or small amount of information is given before each group of pictures. Photos include various temples, a fishing village, Taipei 101, both Tokyo towers, and more.
Explanations and Advice for the Tech Illiterate Volume III
Series: Tech Illiterate. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Reference, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Information technology
This series of explanations and articles breaks down some commonly misunderstood elements of technology. Explanations are given in a basic, understandable way (without sounding too "techy.") Topics include: digital camera basics, surge protectors and clean power filters, wireless charging and solar power, smart watches, self-driving and electric cars, smart home and home automation, and others.
Traveling Asia: The Philippines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo based tour of the Philippines includes a mini-guide to animals, food, shopping, and scenic shots from around the Philippines and tourist locations (such as the Banaue rice terraces.) This mini-guide won't cover Manila and mainly focuses on the north (Baguio, La Union, and Pangasinan.) I've included a few Tagalog words (with their English equivalents) and over 75 photos with descriptions
Traveling the U.S.: San Diego
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
This photo-based tour includes over 85 photos from the following San Diego locations: the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Sea World, Cabrillo National Monument, Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and the USS Midway.
Traveling the U.S.: Utah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
This photo-based tour of Utah includes over 60 pictures from the following historic locations: Salt Lake temple, Utah State Capitol, the Beehive House, the Lion House, Temple Square, several important LDS buildings, a railroad town (Echo, UT), and Park City (with the Utah Olympic Park.)
Traveling the U.S.: East Coast History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Over 125 photos with basic history. Featured locations include: the Capitol, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the White House, Arlington National Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Monticello, Jamestown (with excavation photos), Gettysburg, Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, the 9/11 Memorial, and more.
Constantine: The Emperor of Tolerance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Many historians in the past have seen Constantine as a secret pagan who used Christianity as a political device or a God-sent Emperor who converted a whole nation to Christianity. Since Constantine's personal beliefs allowed for both paganism and Christianity, he created an Empire of tolerance or a religiously neutral realm (as far as what you wanted to believe).
Explanations and Advice for the Tech Illiterate Volume II
Series: Tech Illiterate. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Reference, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Information technology
This series of explanations and articles breaks down some commonly misunderstood elements of computers and home theater. Explanations are given in a basic, understandable way (without sounding too "techy.") This is the second volume in the Explanations and Advice for the Tech Illiterate series.
Luther Standing Bear: Assimilation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This article explores one of the great Indians of our time who successfully used the skills he learned at Carlisle to fight for the Indian way of life. His actions and arguments were ultimately responsible for the Indian New Deal and had a very heavy influence on the United States in the early 1900s.
Gateway to the Vikings: L'Anse aux Meadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
This article explores the idea that L'Anse aux Meadows could be the gateway to the Viking Vinland settlement mentioned in the Scandinavian sagas and possibly founded by Leif Ericson. L'Anse aux Meadows is still the only widely accepted evidence of pre-Columbian contact with North America.
Caribbean Piracy: Pirates and Privateers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries saw the emergence of a new threat to government and organized society. Privateers and pirates raided along the coast of powerful countries and were, at times, at war with England, France, and Spain. They developed their own system of rules, a code of morality, and a very rough form of government.
Explanations and Advice for the Tech Illiterate
Series: Tech Illiterate. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Reference, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Information technology
This series of explanations and articles breaks down some commonly misunderstood elements of computers and home theater. Explanations are given in a basic, understandable way (without sounding too "techy.") Topics include: basic computer types, basic home theater (video), basic home theater (audio), audio / video cables, computer viruses, e-mail security, understanding encryption & passwords, etc.
Prayer: Archangels and Intercessory Beings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Prayer
The use of intercessory beings in prayer hasn’t always been the normal accepted practice. As Christianity and paganism began to merge under the rule of the Byzantine Empire, many elements that existed within paganism were “Christianized” and adapted for use by the Church. This article will trace a possible origin for the use of intercessory beings in Christian prayer.
The Mormon Theocracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
This is a brief article that explores the early state of affairs when the Latter-Day Saints (or Mormons) arrived in Utah. The government operated as a theocracy with Brigham Young, the Prophet, acting as the governor. Trace elements of a theocracy linger in the church's structure to this day.

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