Twelve Books (Besides Mine) You Should Be Reading

By | September 5th, 2017|Books, Fiction|

Today is the day. My novel, The Day the Angels Fell, officially releases to the world. You will probably find me in my study today, alternating between elated, anxious, happy, sick to my stomach, and hopeful. Or all at the same time. In any case, I hope you'll take the [...]

An Exciting Announcement and a New Season in my Writing Life

By | August 8th, 2017|A Contemplative Life, Fiction, Identity, On Writing|

As Bob Dylan sang once upon a time, “The times, they are a changin’.” Have you ever felt your life slowly going in a new direction, even a good direction, but you still felt hesitant about the change because of the unknown variables? Maybe you had the opportunity to take [...]

27 Reasons to Buy Any Book, Some of Which Apply Even if You Hate the Author

By | March 8th, 2017|Books, Fiction, Funny Stuff|

There are many reasons to buy a book. Here are 27 of them: You have high hopes that a particular book might be the book that will change your life. You like the other things the author has written. You read an excerpt from the book and liked it. You [...]

My 17-Year Journey to a Book Deal (or, Keep Going)

By | August 11th, 2016|Books, Fiction, Identity, On Writing|

This is me rocking a spike, oversized glasses, and headphones that are either playing "You Can't Touch This" or "Go West Young Man." Also, that's either an Ocean Pacific or Bugle Boys sleeveless T because, obviously, who covers up guns like that? But even then, I cared most about [...]

Seven Things You Should Know About the Sequel to “The Day the Angels Fell”

By | June 3rd, 2015|Books, Fiction|

Sometime this week, I'll do it. I'll open up the Scrivener file for the sequel to The Day the Angels Fell and I'll start the next round of revisions. Of course, I still have normal, paying projects to work on so I'll be doing these revisions in the early or [...]

Help Me Title My Next Book

By | April 20th, 2015|Books, Fiction|

I've finished the first draft of the sequel to The Day the Angels Fell and I'd love your input on the title. I understand that you have no idea what the book is about yet, but would you answer four questions for me? 1 - Which title do you like [...]

The Day the Angels Fell on sale for $3.99

By | January 16th, 2015|Books, Fiction|

My main blog posts are still going to be on Mondays, but I thought I'd drop a quick line here for those of you who I only connect with through this blog. The Kindle version of my novel, The Day the Angels Fell, is on sale today for $3.99. A [...]

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