… begins with the company you keep.

A Cry Among Men by C. Erskine Brown


The Company You Keep






Make A Decision 

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As Promised…

I would love to hear your thoughts on the opening of A Cloud Over South Hampton, the follow up book to A Cry Among Men…

Red Door (2)

Living a life of rightness offers many men a cozy corner in which to rest. But for some, what appears as emotional dormancy is in fact a life spent sidestepping death, a life rinsing away sour, meaningless morsels of dead hope, overshadowing a dream. Or perhaps it’s the feeling of being stuck behind an immovable wall. Or worse, molded into concrete, alive, face up, watching other men march by with smiles on their faces.

Similarly, for a time, Don had found it better to isolate himself away from people who adored and applauded his shame. But eventually the counter to the cluster bombs and violent, uncivilized dystopia living inside his head, came heightened, almost unfaltering, ambivalence about faith, commitment, manhood, and purpose. A different kind of stuck, an undefinable pain. And although prayer and therapy were slowly healing a spirit that could challenge the likes of a maladroitly torn scab, peace remained unhurried. It remained in the far off distance behind his well thought out smile.

A Wild Ride On Radio

Good afternoon all. Writing is not only about entertaining, but it is also a means of developing relevent discourse around those tough subjects that often make us cringe.

If you missed my last radio interview where I discussed A Cry Among Men, here it is. Take a listen and feel free to comment and share.

Listen to Whats Your Revolution 5/3/17 A Cry Among Men Author C. Erskine Brown by Dr. Charles Corprew #np on #SoundCloud


Encore Interview 

​Good morning all. As many of you know, the journey of a writer is full of spiraling twists and turns and heart jolting ups and downs. 

If you remember, I wrote my first blog post about my debut novel, A Cry Among Men, in October 2014. It has indeed been an awesome dream come true but not without many of the aforementioned challenges. 

Despite those moments when voices whispered and heckled my soul, I give God all the honor and glory for bringing my first book out of such a discombobulated state and placing it on a surer path, a path where many readers are saying, “Bravo!”

You can hear how those fragments of fear, doubt, and then elation came together, during my encore interview with Lisa Banks on Spotlight Mondays.

When: Tonight, Monday, February 13, 2017

Time: 8:00pm

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I look forward to your feedback after the show. Be blessed…

Cheese, crackers and a bowl of chili 

That is all you need for a great book reading/signing… And books to sell to your guests, of course.

I was nervous in the beginning, but at my first ever book signing for my debut novel, A Cry Among Men, which is consistently receiving 5-Stars, I gave my background, I then read a few pre-selected sections, did a Q&A, ate chili…

… and we even did a mannequin challenge. We had a blast.

I have three more signings and a Skpe call already scheduled for December and January. After all the time it took to write A Cry Among Men, I am going to have even more fun now.

Happy reading…