Living on the Big Island


Aloha readers,

We finally made the big move to Hawaii.  It has been an adjustment and I’m afraid I haven’t done much writing of late, but eventually more will be written.  My novel Family Values is still available on

Take care and God bless each of you.

Eric Newcastle

Moving to Hawaii

Aloha readers,

My partner and I are retiring to the Big Island of Hawaii at the end of this month.  So it may be awhile before I can post again.

After we get settled in I hope to get back to writing novel number two.

Mahalo to each of you, Eric Newcastle

Friends House Talk

     This coming Thursday, October 4, 2012, I will be speaking at Friends House in
Santa Rosa at an event titled “Being Gay:  A life, a love story, and the ongoing struggle for gay rights.”  This is a get to know the author type of event, which will include some reading from Family Values.  Everyone is welcome.

Writing a review

Have you been waiting to write a review of Family Values?  It’s so easy even I can do it :-). 

Here’s how: 

1.  Click on this link (also included on the link on every page of this blog site):

2.  Find the tab that says “write a customer review” about half way down the page.  Click on it and write something.  Be honest about what you liked and disliked.

3.  Lastly rank how you liked the book from one to five stars.

4.  It’s that simple.  So you can be a writer too.


Happy 4th of July!



Thanks to everyone who came to the book reading and signing at Many Rivers Teas and Books in Sebastopol.  This was my first reading and it was great fun.  There is a growing readership for Family Values.  I have one more reading scheduled for this summer at River Reader Books in Guerneville on Thursday, August 9.  I hope to see some of you there.  Family Values will also be available at the Pacific Yearly Meeting gathering of Quakers this August and at Friends General Conference on the east coast.

If you have read Family Values and would be so kind as to write a review to post on, it would be greatly appreciated.  Be honest about what you liked and didn’t like.

Book Reviews Sought

   It has been great to hear from those of you that are reading Family Values.  Please consider writing a book review and submitting it to  Be honest in your review and tell me and others what you liked and disliked about Family Values.  You can also leave replies on this blog for others to read.

    I hope to see some of you at the next book signing event in Sebastopol.  A $5.00 donation is requested from Many Rivers Teas and Books, but I’m sure no one will be turned away for lack of funds.