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The Writing System, Third Edition: A step-by-step guide for business and professional writers

by Daniel Graham, Judith Graham, and Rachael Lussos

January 2020, Preview Press, Fairfax, VA

Hardback ISBN 978-0-9644495-9-6 $98.00

This 320-page workbook teaches a system of twelve steps and fifty-five techniques to help professionals write better quality documents faster. The book targets practical, task-oriented professionals who have mastered their discipline and now seek ways to improve their written communication. Professionals use this self-study workbook for training and reference. You find thoughtful answers to exercises in Appendix A, and special help for English as a Second Language professionals. Read our reviews.

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Can Do Writing: The Proven Ten-Step System for Fast and Effective Business Writing

by Daniel and Judith Graham

April 2009, John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY

Paperback ISBN 798-0-470-44979-0 $19.95

Any professional can learn to write quickly with this practical how-to book. The techniques work every time for every kind of non-fiction document -- from email to peer reviewed journal articles. Go to Can Do Writing for reviews.

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The Gatekeepers

Winner of the Compton Crook Award 1996

Daniel Graham, Baen Books, New York, NY, 1995

Introduction by astronaut Dr. "Buzz" Aldrin

Hardback ISBN 0-671-87684-8 $22.00

Paper   ISBN 0-671-87684-8 $5.99

Roland Green of Booklist writes: "The action is exceedingly brisk, and Graham presents the hardware in enough detail to be interesting but not so much as to overwhelm the story.  Altogether, this is the best space-advocacy thriller to appear yet.  It should appeal to readers in both the space-fan and thriller audiences." Although fiction, this novel introduces you to the next twenty years of space development.

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Entering Tenebrea

Daniel Graham and Roxann Dawson, Pocket Books, New York, NY, 2000

Paper   ISBN 0-671-03607-6 $6.99

Actress-Director Roxann Dawson (Star Trek: Voyager) and Daniel Graham join forces on this story about the only survivor of a brutal alien massacre. Andrea Flores is transformed into an avenger, and is offered a place in the shadowy cadre of warriors, the Tenebrea, serving an alien dignitary who shares the same hatred for the aliens that murdered Andrea's family.

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Tenebrea's Hope

Daniel Graham and Roxann Dawson, Pocket Books, New York, NY, 2001

Paper   ISBN 0-671-03609-2 $6.99

Andrea Flores has become one of the most valued agents of the Tenebrea, the elite fighting force of the star-spanning Alliance. Following the destruction of the Clone Welfare Institute run by the Cor Ordinate, Andrea is sent on a vital mission alongside her comrades, H'Roo Parh, a Jod; Tara Gullwing, a clone -- and Tara's lover, Eric, the clone of Andrea's dead husband.  But Andrea has not forgotten her true reason for joining the Tenebrea: to take revenge on those responsible for the death of her husband and children.

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Tenebrea Rising

Daniel Graham and Roxann Dawson, Pocket Books, New York, NY, 2002

Paper   ISBN 0-671-0360X-X $6.99

Andrea and Brigon attempt a daring rescue of Hal K’Rin from Klamdara Prison. In the process, Andrea discovers that her mentor K’Rin has his own secrets that directly affect Andrea in her quest for the truth. Now bereft of family, embittered toward K’Rin, yet moved by the inhumanity suffered by the clones, Andrea co-leads a bold clone insurrection with Brigon. The truth Andrea seeks is ultimately revealed, but not without a price.

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Why I'm Not Normal

Daniel Graham, Preview Press, Fairfax, VA, 2012

Paper   ISBN 0-671-0360X-X $7.95

eBook   ISBN 0-671-0360X-X $0.99

Be honest. Are you normal? Are your friends and family normal? If the answer to either question is “No,” this book will make you feel better about yourself. Either it will make you feel normal by comparison, or it will help you understood what makes a person become, remain, and grow ever increasingly not-normal. If you find that you are not-normal, I have three more questions for you. Are we related? Do I know you? Are you in this book?

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Lex Orandi: Comparing the Traditional and Novus Ordo Rites of the Seven Sacraments

Daniel Graham, Loreto Publications. Fitzwilliam, NH, 2017 

Paper ISBN 978-1-622-92116-4

From an Amazon Review: Did you even know that there are differences in the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church between the traditional rite and the Novus Ordo rite (New Order)? How would you know? Written on a level that high schoolers can understand and use in their catechism classes, "Lex Orandi" is a "must have," valuable book answering these questions by helping young and older adults alike compare and understand the differences between the traditional sacraments of the Catholic Church and the Novus Ordo (New Order) versions of the sacraments. The author has done a painstaking job researching and comparing the differences.

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Welcome to the Hotel Novus Ordo 

Daniel Graham, Preview Press, Fairfax, VA, 2013

Paper   ISBN 978-0-9644495-5-8  $7.95

This work of fiction satirizes a church scandal that took place in Manassas, Virginia between 1998 and 2002. The chronology and many details come directly from court depositions and newsprint articles, and many of the quotations come directly from church-sponsored lecturers and publications. The story unfolds with a predator priest using his role as a spiritual director to seduce a woman in his flock. The local bishop engages in a sordid cover-up. A good priest is persecuted for helping the aggrieved husband. Welcome to the Hotel Novus Ordo suggests a different outcome than the real-life story. Irony and humor highlight the underlying causes of the scandal and lessen the pain of reliving the events.  

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