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Gene Cartwright
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  • Los Angeles, CA
  • United States
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Houston, Texas
Currently Reside In: (City, State, Country)
Los Angeles, Ca, USA
I'm a . . .
Reader, Writer, Literary Service Provider, All of the Above!
Bookclub you belong to (include bookclub name & state):
Sistalic (San Diego, CA)
Have You "Freed Your Inner Book" Yet?
What You Need to Know About Me:
I am an author: "A Family Gathering," "I Never Played Catch With My Father," "Half Moon, Full Heart," and "The Widowmaker." I recently launched tech startup, (Uses multimedia tools to bring writers and readers together)

I recently launched iFOGO Village (

Bring Writers & Readers Together

Throughout his engineering pursuits and business activities, Gene continued to write and dream of being a published and a fulltime author. In 1996, that dream was realized. Gene has written 7 novels ( four published) and several screenplays. For two years, his book tour for 'I Never Played Catch With My Father,' took him from coast to coast:

He has appeared on numerous television and radio programs, including Oprah, NPR stations and countless tv morning shows, news and sports shows. He has been the subject of numerous newspaper and magazine articles. Gene was the featured author in Ebony Magazine in the November '97 issue.


I Never Played Catch With My Father: Falcon Creek Publishing Co: Available at Amazon: Publisher site: ISBN 0-9649756-0-2 :hardcover:general fiction/family

Half Moon, Full Heart:ISBN 0-9649756-1-0:Falcon Creek Publishing: Available at Publisher, Amazon, hardcover:fiction/romance-drama:

A Family Gathering:ISBN:0-9649756-2-9 0:Falcon Creek Publishing Co: Available via Publisher, Amazon, hardcover:fiction/Family saga: Pulitzer nominee, Fiction, 2007:

The Widowmaker (written as "Michael Manstar"):ISBN:976-0964975637:Falcon Creek Publishing: Available at Publisher, Amazon, police-psycho thriller:

Under the heading of personal trivia: I love playing the guitar, having great conversations, and baseball but hate aluminum bats.


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Breast Cancer. Rachel's Husband's Reaction: "I Married a Whole Wife."


a novel?

Their first time alone, really alone.—

“And they danced. Bathed in the soft glow of a half moon, they

danced. David Joe held Jessie Marie as close as he knew…


Posted on November 16, 2015 at 1:15pm

3D Book Images=More Than a Thousand Words

2D Vs 3D Images

You Decide.…


Posted on February 22, 2012 at 10:51pm

"Letter To My Old Master"

I can take no credit for what follows, yet I feel inextricably connected. If you breathe, walk upright and eat with a fork, I invite you to read this in its entirety.

From Letter To My Old Master…


Posted on January 31, 2012 at 5:04pm

A Day In The Life

A Day In The Life

 © Gene Cartwright



Posted on January 4, 2012 at 2:08pm

"White Christmas"?

White Christmas?

Okay, I know the Christmas Holiday season is over but I could not resist sharing this with everyone. While sending eCards to family and friends (using PixApple, of course) I used a version of 'White Christmas' I had recently added to the 'music choices' on PixApple.  I confess that I had not listened to the complete file. I soon…


Posted on January 2, 2012 at 7:11pm

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At 6:14pm on January 9, 2011, Tahanee said…

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I see that you are a member of my group right here on BAS.. Please join my ning network 

Not sure what Pillow-Talk is? It's an online radio station in which I am the creator of.  It is hosted by myself along with my sister & on air personality, Samiyyah along with Designer, ASCAP Songwriter, & PR Ms. Royal!! Join us EVERY Wednesday @9PM EST by logging on to to listen live or call (347)996-3049 SPEAK OUT!!

We discuss relationships, Love, Sex, & EVERYTHING in between while spinning the HOTTEST tunes of various genres!!

Lastly, If you have twitter be sure to follow us at & my personal page 

see you soon! :)

At 6:22pm on February 5, 2010, Graham Odenyo said…
Enjoy these

At 11:04pm on January 21, 2010, ruby morris gave Gene Cartwright a gift
At 4:35pm on September 14, 2009, Kim Wilson said…
Well thank you young man. What does your acronym ifogo stand for.
At 6:55pm on June 19, 2009, Daniel Williams said…
My collection of poems and short stories.

At 12:44am on June 19, 2009, Daniel Williams said…
How you doing?

At 6:03am on June 18, 2009, Freya R said…
Hi Gene

Do stop by when you have a moment to check out our free book marketing tool - BookBuzzr. (

BookBuzzr is a page-flipping application that is more suited for marketing books online. BookBuzzr comes with the built-in ability to share your book-extract on over 60 social networking and bookmarking sites such as Facebook, Orkut, MySpace, Digg, Delicious etc.

We'd love it if you'd take a look at our tool and share your thoughts.


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