About Jeff

Jeff Lyon Author

Member of The Chicago Writers Association
Member of the South Florida Writers Association
Member of International Screenwriters’ Association
Member Screen Play Reviewer at Talentville.com

Jeff Lyon is the son of a truck driver and preacher’s daughter. He grew up in Irving, Texas, earned a Communications BA from the University of North Texas and then went ski bumming in Colorado. Jeff returned to Texas to work for the City of Lewisville before heading to Florida to become a licensed yacht captain. Jeff spent twelve years teaching sailing and captaining charters on Lake Michigan. During Chicago’s harsh winters he wrote travelogues, books, short stories and screenplays. Jeff has returned to Florida to write and captain boats. His adventurous tales are based on personal escapades and filled with extraordinary characters.

BLIND SQUIRREL SIGHTSEEING

BLIND SQUIRREL SIGHTSEEING

Friday (7-21-17) Karen and I fled the relentless heat in Charlotte and headed for relief in the Blue Ridge Mountains. We booked two nights in the Brewery B&B in Plumtree. I can’t say enough about how nice the Young family that owns this enterprise and their...
NOT THE DOOBIE BROTHERS CHINA GROVE

NOT THE DOOBIE BROTHERS CHINA GROVE

Named for a grove of chinaberry trees, China Grove, North Carolina held its 36th annual Farmers Day on Saturday, July 15, 2017.

AMERICA’S FIRST WINE AND FIRST MINE

Within an hour’s drive East of Charlotte we visit four wineries and America’s first gold mine.

GASTONIAN FOURTH OF JULY

Gastonia, NC celebrated its 140th birthday on July 4, 2017.

FINDING YOUR MUSE

FINDING YOUR MUSE

Karen found her Muse in Salisbury, NC at the Rail Walk Studios & Gallery. Much to my surprise, it was me.

NORTH CAROLINA TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM 40th ANNIVERSARY

NORTH CAROLINA TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM 40th ANNIVERSARY

North Carolina Transportation Museum’s 40th Anniversary. If it has wheels on it, they have historic examples.

FIRE TRUCK FESTIVAL 2017 in SPENCER, NC

FIRE TRUCK FESTIVAL 2017 in SPENCER, NC

The Fire Truck Festival 2017 was held at The Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC on 6-25-17.

TASTE OF CHARLOTTE 2017

TASTE OF CHARLOTTE 2017

Hot bites at the Taste of Charlotte 2017.

SNOWBIRDS STOP BY HEADING NORTH

SNOWBIRDS STOP BY HEADING NORTH

Keith and Diane Logan stop on their way back to Michigan City from Florida.

CABIN IN THE WOODS

CABIN IN THE WOODS

A weekend in the woods near Lake Lure with Jim and Noreen.

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