Happy New Year! I waited until today to write this up because I didn't want to jinx it. Physically, 2020 sucked for me. Professionally, it was one of my best years to date. So... let's call it a draw, 2020, shall we? AND NEVER SPEAK OF IT AGAIN! On the physical front, 2020 was painful … Continue reading 2020 In the Rear View Mirror
DEATHLORDS is now available on audible! Narrated by Rob Saladino once again (WRAITHKIN, DARKLING), listen to ten hours of pulse-pounding, high-intensity military science fiction with just a splash of espionage tossed in, then topped with the fight to save a family's honor and integrity in the midst of a brewing civil war. DEATHLORDS is available … Continue reading Audiophiles Rejoice!
Coming July 10, 2020 from Seventh Seal Press I meant to post this a few days ago but I decided to hold off until today because we're just over 30 days away from the release of "DAUGHTER OF THE PRIDE" (July 10), the followup novel to the 2019 Dragon Award Finalist "SONS OF THE LION". … Continue reading #LionWatch Contest
I've been officially in wrtier's mode the past few months. I can tell because I looked back over what I've turned in recent weeks. First there was DAUGHTER OF THE PRIDE, sequel to SONS OF THE LION. Set in the expansive Four Horsemen Universe, I was happy to be able to continue Sunshine's story and … Continue reading The Main Idea
DAUGHTER OF THE PRIDE is finished! Yay! It's just under 100,000 words long and took me 3 months to write (counting my 3 week lost period when I had shingles, so really I wrote this one in 9 weeks). It's a direct sequel to SONS OF THE LION, though takes place roughly 3-6 months later. … Continue reading Daughter of the Pride
Ugh, that is such a clickbaity headline, I'm tempted to change it before I hit "publish". If it still says "5 Authors You Should Be Reading Right Now" then congratulations, you've seen that my trollishness outweighs my maturity level by a factor of ten. A few on this list are brand new. Others have been … Continue reading 5 Authors You Should Be Reading Right Now
These things are coming at us almost every week now it seems. Best part? This isn't the last book release for me this month. But I'm not worried about what's coming out Jan 21, no. I'm celebrating the release of GUNBOAT DIPLOMACY, co-authored with the amazing Jamie Ibson. It's Book 2 of the Four Horsemen … Continue reading Another Book Release Day
I've had to step back from social media this past week. It's not for anything bad. It's just quickly becoming a time sink where I spend more time responding to... whatever somebody is butthurt about this week instead of writing. It's why I like this website. My home, my rules, and people don't have to … Continue reading The Match of the Century
Only two more days until the FREEHOLD: RESISTANCE anthology comes out. I'm super stoked about this one, since my story "The Prayer Wheel", is possibly one of my favorite short stories I've ever written. I also signed a contract to be in the next Freehold Universe anthology, tentatively titled FREEHOLD: DEFIANCE. I have one short … Continue reading Resist
I've been having a lot of these this year, courtesy of producing a LOT of written material. GUNBOAT DIPLOMACY will be out on Jan 3, 2020. Co-authored with the always entertaining Jamie Ibson, here is the cover as well as the entire cover art wrap (for the print editions). The pirate kitty skull in the … Continue reading Book Cover Reveal
I just got back from Colorado yesterday and I'm still beat, so I'll make this brief. I might put up a full-on AAR about the Colorado trip but then, it was pretty boring. The train trip was... interesting, to say the least, Patchouli Rod, you shall live on forever in infamy. Two new anthology invites … Continue reading Name of the Game?
This year's Dragoncon was a weird one for me. Not because it was my second year there, but because I was only there for two days. I had reasons for scheduling things like this, but the primary one was money. If you didn't know, Dragoncon is very expensive to attend. Not because of the convention, … Continue reading Dragoncon 2019 AAR — Vacation Mode Engaged Edition
I received a bit of good advice once from a man who doesn't like me. He told me "social media platforms come and go, but your website... well, that's yours." Indeed it is. The past 72 hours I've seen multiple utspoken friends banned from using Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook under what a lot of people … Continue reading Migrating and Awards
The talented design team over at Mottfolio Design came up with this amazing design header for me. Love their work. The news is still shocking, to say the least. They say I'm a huge long shot but then, I did happen to be in a movie titled 50 to 1 a few years ago. Perhaps … Continue reading Still Awesome
Yeah, you read that correctly. My novel, Sons of the Lion, is a 2019 finalist for Best Military SciFi or Fantasy novel. What's really cool/interesting is that I didn't even campaign for it! Hell, I didn't even nominate myself. I have the world's coolest fans and friends. Thank you all for your support. Don't forget, … Continue reading 2019 Dragon Award Finalist