Restless Spirits 2 is off to the publisher – AND it has a title!

At long, long last, I’m pleased to tell you that the full-length sequel to Restless Spirits that I spent all last year (and then some) working on is FINALLY finished and turned in to my publisher. No word yet on when they plan to release it, but I’m guessing we’ll be looking at another Halloween-adjacent … More Restless Spirits 2 is off to the publisher – AND it has a title!

Is Nanowrimo a legitimate path to becoming a published novelist?

I’m not participating in Nanowrimo this year (I’m too deeply entrenched in revisions of Restless Spirits 2), but I’ve done it enough times to know that this is a week during which many of you who are participating might be tempted to call it quits. So I thought a word of encouragement might be in … More Is Nanowrimo a legitimate path to becoming a published novelist?

Dominion now available in paperback PLUS a new e-book!

Hey guys! Dominion of the Damned version 2.0 is now available in trade paperback! Currently you can get it directly from Createspace or order it from Amazon. Coming soon to BN.com and other places actual paper books are sold. Eventually I’ll add info here on the site on how to get a signed copy, but if … More Dominion now available in paperback PLUS a new e-book!

How the Satanic Panic Almost Ruined Halloween

One of our favorite things to watch this time of year is the “Hilloween” episode of King of the Hill. In this episode, traditional Halloween-related activities come under assault from hyper-conservative religious (and litigious) types who assert that Halloween is a satanic holiday. Soon, satanic panic pervades the whole town and Halloween is called off … More How the Satanic Panic Almost Ruined Halloween

Book sale aftermath and killing a significant number of darlings for the greater good.

So the big October sale is over and everything is back to regular price. It didn’t go as well as I’d hoped, but it still gave me a boost in sales, and I gave away a respectable number of books that will hopefully translate to some loyal readers down the road. One thing I learned … More Book sale aftermath and killing a significant number of darlings for the greater good.