About JT Hine

A writer and translator who carries his office and his world in the panniers of his bicycle.

Travel to Mexico for a sea story

This week, my author website features another sea story, which also happens to be a travel adventure. Come on over to the author’s blog




THE SALE CONTINUES for my readers until the end of May.

50% of either novel or both at Smashwords, using Code RN95T. EBook in any format, including Kindle and Nook.

You can buy print copies at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or your favorite retailer. To support your local indie bookshop, consider bookshop.org, which offers a discount and sends some of the book’s price to affiliated independent bookstores.

Come back next week to continue our ride on the Camino del Norte. Follow this blog to get automatic reminders, with a link.

Smooth roads and tailwinds,



Special sale through May

To celebrate the publication of my second novel, Lockhart, the publisher has arranged a 50% discount through May 2020 at Smashwords for National Bike Month. Use Code RN95T. Good for either book or both. Download for any e-reader, including Nook and Kindle. Enjoy!


El Camino del Norte: San Sebastian to Deba

dscn1620The votes coming in from the poll indicate twice as much interest in travel stories than the other categories. Second place: the stories at my author page. So, grab a cup of whatever and join me for a special journey. The Way of Saint James (El Camino de Santiago in Spanish) was inaugurated in 831 AD. For almost 1300 years, pilgrims have walked (and now biked) to the Cathedral in Western Spain where the Biblical apostle James is buried.  Continue reading

Where do we go from here (poll repaired)?

On Sunday, some of you reported that the poll in Saturday’s post stopped allowing multiple choice answers. I have fixed that, and I hope that you will take a moment to check off your answers, if you had more than one. Thanks. Continue reading

Where do we go from here?

It’s time to take stock. With travel restricted, the Freewheeling Freelancer is hardly freewheeling and not doing much freelancing. I write this blog for you, my readers, and there are hundreds of you (I’m not an influencer!). So let’s figure out together where to take this site. Continue reading