Perhaps the best thing to do, here at the outset, it to review some recent events. Hold on a second while I double check some dates... Okay, got it! On 4 February, Craig Hart revealed to his VIP Readers Group, that a seventh book in the Shelby Alexander Thriller series was being written, and that … Continue reading Recent Goings On
When something is good, it's good despite all the bad things that sometimes attach themselves to the thing that is good and true and right. Thus when my friend, writing partner, publisher, and co-host of the Games and Writer's Show, Craig Hart decided to step away from producing TGWS because it had become a bigger … Continue reading Good Sentences
I am just about as happy as a boy can be. On April 27, Northern Lake Publishing announced that my fantasy series Cerah of Quadar will be released under the NLP imprint. The first volume, entitled A Dark Clock, will be released on May 8, (yes... just eight days from today). Volumes 2 and 3 are slated to … Continue reading Say Hello to Cerah…Again!
And, if Paul McCartney has taught me nothing else, some are both. This is the second time I've mentioned Sir Paul in the last ten minutes. The previous was a jealousy laden Facebook message to a friend who has tickets to see him at the Carrier Dome here in Syracuse on Saturday. So he was … Continue reading Some Roads are Long, Some are Winding
This is Bjorn. He's happy to meet you. Bjorn sits on the corner of my laptop while I work and he sticks his yellow tongue out at me. Before I tell you his story I should warn you that if hearing about people's struggles with mental illness are upsetting or distasteful to you, then this … Continue reading Meet Bjorn
Writing books? Easy! Editing? Sucks, but Easy! Publishing? Easy! Getting people to take notice when it's all been done? HARD! My second novel, Many Hidden Rooms, was released last Saturday, and, man oh man, did I tell everyone about it! I posted it on this blog, on my website, on Twitter, on Facebook. I even … Continue reading Boy, Do I Need Your Help!
Today marks the 46th anniversary of the birth of Theodore Cristy Varengo, my brother. I chose this day to release the second book in the Cerah of Quadar series to honor him, (he is mentioned first on the dedication page). We lost Cris in 2014, and I have missed him every day since. I just … Continue reading Many Hidden Rooms is Released!
I was born on April 21, which is only a few days away, and this year, I want to give you a present to celebrate. So the folks at Kindle Direct Publishing or KDP if you like initials, and I have cooked up a little something.
The world, and it's tiny mirror, the internet, is full of vultures.
I've talked about my friend Mary Driscoll's blog before, and I'm doing it again. Please check out her latest post! The Coffee Shop 4/4/17 - Working in an Office Has Never Been This Good!