As writers, it can be difficult to know which editor will be the best fit for our work, let alone whether any given editor will be worth what they charge. That's why I've decided to make it even easier to decide whether I'm the right editor for you. I'm now offering free ten-page critiques to… Continue reading Now Offering Ten Page Editing Samples!
I'm pleased to formally announce the release date and title for book three in the EMPATHY series. Book three, Event Horizon, will be published with NineStar Press on March 2nd, 2020. The excitement is very real. I'm actively working on the manuscript's final deep-structure changes, and being back in the world of EMPATHY has me more… Continue reading EMPATHY 3 Announcement: Release Date, Title, and More!
I'm thrilled to announce I'll now be teaching, coaching, and consulting through Stoughton Parks and Recreation! I'm really grateful for this opportunity and look forward to becoming more involved in the local arts community. If you're unable to enroll in my in-person "Write Your Novel Now" course through the University of Wisconsin, you'll still have a… Continue reading Now Teaching Through Stoughton Parks and Rec!
I'm thrilled to announce that on Saturday, November 2nd from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., I’ll be at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Waukesha with dozens of other authors to help celebrate the best in literature from across the state, country, and beyond. So come pay me a visit! This event is only weeks before… Continue reading SE WI Festival of Books, Here I Come!
Have you heard? Both books in the EMPATHY series are currently 50% off on Smashwords! Just use code SSW50 at check-out to cash in on these great summer savings. Get Imminent Dawn on Smashwords here. Buy Mourning Dove here while this deal lasts.
Over Memorial Day weekend, I had the privilege of speaking at WisCon 43. While there, I also worked as a vendor, peddling my books and chatting with other conference-goers. One such conference-goer was artist A D'Amico, who snagged a copy of Imminent Dawn (yay!) and also took a moment to pass along a sample of her portfolio. I… Continue reading It’s Here! Mourning Dove Character Art
The folks at Queer Sci-Fi were kind enough to host a feature on Mourning Dove to kick off its launch week! You can check out the full post---which includes a sneak peek at chapter one---at this link. Still need to get a copy of Mourning Dove or book one in the series, Imminent Dawn? Check them out below! Imminent Dawn… Continue reading Mourning Dove featured on Queer Sci-Fi
On the release day of book two in the EMPATHY series, I thought I'd look back on what went into writing it and thank those of you who helped bring Mourning Dove into the world. From the book's acknowledgements--- It is strange to have written this book. After having written Imminent Dawn over the course of five… Continue reading Mourning Dove (EMPATHY #2) Now Available!
Coming on Monday, April 29th, I'll be hosting two unique readings and author Q&A sessions on Facebook and Twitter, respectively. So join me on Facebook here at 1 p.m. ET and on Twitter here at 4 p.m. ET to help celebrate the release of book two in the EMPATHY sci-fi saga! If you haven't yet read Imminent Dawn or… Continue reading Mourning Dove – Launch Day Livestreams!
Cinephile and fellow author Dave Watson recently interviewed me for a post on his blog, "Dave Says Movies Matter." In it, I describe how the EMPATHY series started as a short story over half a decade ago, and what the future might hold for it and our expansive cast of characters. So what are you… Continue reading Author Interview on “Dave Says Movies Matter”