Someone asked me, (okay it was a Bloganuary writing prompt, I don't actually know any real people), what I would tell my teenage self. What advice would I give? My actual teenage self There are several ways that conversation could go. An almost uncountable number of vectors it could veer down. None of them would … Continue reading My Teenage Self
So then, here we are, smack in the middle of "the holidays." Such a bizarre state of affairs to approach this season for the second year in a row with the pandemic trending upwards, and every day, more and more and more and more... everything else seems to be trending downwards. You know things like … Continue reading The Holidays
Listen to the wind blow…
Sometimes, when you're an independent writer, you need to put a good deal of effort into promoting your work. You try to set up interviews, you do blog posts, mailing list promotions, all sorts of stuff. And then sometimes without really any effort things seem to fall into place. This is just a screenshot, alas, … Continue reading Listen to the wind blow…
See? I've brought proof! It is my happy duty to announce that Book 1 of the Cerah of Quadar series, A Dark Clock, is now available as an audiobook from Audible, and does it ever sound great! I am always amazed at the talent of my narrator, Aven Shore Narrating, and it is on display … Continue reading And… Release!
Coming to (New) Life
Every now and then by chance, my thinking once went, you meet someone who gets you. When you're a writer, and that person happens to be one of the most talented audiobook narrators in the business, one might say you've gotten the bonus plan. The upgrade to VIP status. First class, hot towels and everything. … Continue reading Coming to (New) Life
Let Me Take You Back…
In 2009 I was beginning to move toward writing something of substance. A series of tough years had essentially reduced my writing output to two or three journal entries per year that consisted of essentially the same words every time: "I can't believe it's been [insert a ridiculously high number here] months since I've written … Continue reading Let Me Take You Back…
There are many kinds of quiet. They speak of the quiet of the grave, but I'm of the opinion that it could be noisy as hell in there, it's just the closest ears are on a dead guy. But it's probably not too noisy. A quiet night where I live is relatively quiet. Relative to … Continue reading Quiet
I have a friend who says, (and I'm paraphrasing, probably incorrectly), "You can only call yourself a writer if you write." In other words, on the days you don't write you're not a writer. On a technical level this seems pretty obvious, and I often wonder: what is a plumber on the days she doesn't … Continue reading 798
As promised – Cover Reveal
We're thrilled to reveal the cover for Cleanup Crew #4, The Demon of Denver. But first a word about the cover designer. David Berens, apart from being a good friend to Craig and myself, is an incredible author, creating one of the better character's I've come across in recent years in Troy Bodean, and on … Continue reading As promised – Cover Reveal
Hey everyone! Quick post about a new promo. (Okay not completely new - it's half-over). Audio books this time, all free, (mostly samples, as with my entry which is the first chapter of Jelly Jars.) Lend an ear!