Jan Griffith, Sr

Biography

I am 69 years of age and I started putting my life history in print maybe 20 years ago on an 8088 computer and then i got away from it for a long time and about a year ago I learned of Smashwords.com from my granddaughters pen pal and it rekindled my need to finish my books and then I found a few more areas to write the history of and that brought me to publish my first book.
I am married with two children and 9 grand children and am a retired Parts person and trying to enjoy life without having to be at a place of work everyday. My wife and I have been raising a large garden and selling some of our crops in our front yard.
I have in the neighborhood of dozen books yet to be finished and published to Smashwords specs, I know I will enjoy finishing those books too! jansr..

Smashwords Interview

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
putting in print not only my life's history but also the history of a state and US roads in my county as well as the village that I grew up in and knowing that my writing be there in the future for family or just someone doing research many years from now.
What do your fans mean to you?
I will have to answer that when I am endowed with fans.
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Books

Jan's Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A group of my short stories all combined into one book of things that happened in my life time.
My Siblings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
short listing of my siblings and their main events of life and cause of death.
My Younger Years
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,750. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This book is the stories of my childhood up thru Wilmington Sr. High School. I hope it will help generations to come that may be doing research on the Griffith families. jansr..
120 Days n Misery!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book covers 120 days of basic and advanced individual Training (A.I.T.). It is a close recollection of my service to my country how little or great it may have been. Thanks for Choosing this Book.
Farmers Station The Booming Days
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,330. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A history of Farmers Station, Ohio as written by me a life long residence of said village. There are some surprising finds in this book as to actually property owners.
My Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is my Family's brief history as I recall it. This should be a nice book to have in your Griffith family book case.
The Longest 200 Yards
Price: Free! Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The experiences of being first person on the scene of your neighbors murder in a small village.
From Roads to Highways
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This is a history of US and state road improvements in Clinton County..

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