Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

Hello all! I’m very excited to announce the launch of my new website, PURPLE HOPE. I lost my father to pancreatic cancer in 2007, and since then I’ve done my best to create positivity and awareness in the fight against pancreatic cancer. PURPLE HOPE is a place where you can share your personal stories and …

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I’ve been asked by many people to separate the fact from fiction in my novella Dusk and Summer. While I cannot reveal all my tricks to its telling, I will say that, as a tribute to my father, I took many elements of his life and seamlessly incorporated them into the story. I will offer …

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I’m usually saying something in my posts.  For a change, I’m saying nothing.  But even that is filled with a whole lot of everything. FACT: My November promotion of Dusk and Summer for National Pancreatic Cancer Research Month didn’t go exactly as I had planned.  Why so, you ask?  Well, I didn’t sell a million copies.  To be …

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