“There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it's like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges.”
Do you know the story behind one of the greatest jurists in Texas history?
Perry Cockerell invites you to visit the life, law and legacy of B. D. Tarlton.
Do you think you know everything about Texas Wesleyan University?
Enjoy the delightful twists and turns in the birth of a new college.
Do you want to take a trip into the Hollywood fast-lane?
Let's meet with struggling novelist, James Lansing, trying to transition his novel into a movie …
Problem sleeping at night?
Unsuspecting prey. A quiet and tranquil predator.
Do not awaken him.
Born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, Perry Cockerell is a licensed practicing trial and appellate attorney with over forty years' experience in litigation. He is board certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a member of the Judiciary and Legislative Committee of the Texas Land Title Association, and Co-Chair of the History Section of the Appellate Section of the State Bar of Texas. He has written over fifty judicial profiles of Tarrant County trial and appellate justices for the Tarrant County Bar Association.
This book tells the story of the early years of Fort Worth's Polytechnic College, now Texas Wesleyan University. The reader is introduced to the many significant individuals who participated in the creation and development of the college during a difficult first decade. Along with biographical sketches, the book also provides information regarding daily life, social activities, sports, entrance requirements, and academic schedules associated with this time period. Numerous photographs reflecting both individuals and places associated with the school and community are included.
Since he began work as a boy at his family's downtown diner, Burger & Shake, Tom Fegan always wanted to be a writer. The customers all had interesting stories and he grew to love them, realizing Fort Worth was anything but a sleepy city. However, to be a writer, Tom felt one also had to experience life as well.
A graduate of Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth with a Business degree, Tom spent ten years in the steel industry. Finally settling in as a security officer, he also devoted time as a Marine Corps Reservist, a Martial Artist, as well as an actor in 4 B-grade action flicks.
Panther City is his first book. The tales are based on crimes that occurred in the Fort Worth area but are fictional.
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