Just Keep Swimming

Time for a(nother) quick writer’s block rant. There is a fair amount of wisdom in Finding Nemo, believe it or not. As a new father confronting the world of hyper-protective parenting and we-don’t-keep-score-at-games-so-nobody-ever-has-to-lose mentality, etc, I’ve given a little thought to Dory: Marlin: I promised I’d never let anything happen to him. Dory: Hmm. That’s […]

DIY Book Cover

There is nothing funnier on the internet than bad independent book covers. Here’s an example:Really? NYT Best-selling author? The prevailing advice for anyone going the self-publishing route is to get a professional to do it for you. I don’t neces…

Monday Meanderings

I’m currently thinking ahead for Unnatural Causes and coming to the realization that I need beta readers.  I’ve been asking my writer friends for some tips and advice in that department, but there’s one barrier:Critiques dial my nerves up to …

Beautiful Corpse (A Jubal Van Zandt Novel Book 2)

Hey folks, I know I just announced a book release yesterday, but our Publishing Company, Shadow Alley Press, released another amazing title today: Beautiful Corpse, A Jubal Van Zandt Novel by the awesomely-talented eden Hudson. This is the follow-up title to Revenge of the Bloodslinger (with another book, Soul Jar, coming out in about a […]

Viridian Gate Online: The Jade Lord

Yep, that’s right folks—it’s finally here: Release Day! You can now pick up Viridian Gate Online book 3 on Amazon. Hope you dig it! *** November, 2042 It’s been a busy month for thirty-two-year-old Jack Mitchel: Three weeks ago, he died. Two weeks ago, he founded the first Faction in the ultra-immersive, fantasy-based VRMMORPG, Viridian […]

Dragon Award Nominations

Hey everyone! So this year, I’ll be attending DragonCon in Atlanta which is gonna be so, so awesome. And right now, DragonCon is accepting nominations for the second annual Dragon Award—a fan-based award to recognize excellence in all things Science Fiction and Fantasy. So, if you’re a fan and dig what I do, consider taking […]