I read this piece today at Chuck Wendig's blog. It said what I believe about the writing business, but in a much more elegant way. There is, for example, a reason I called it a business. But when award-winning writer Kameron Hurley says it, it sounds so much better. Must be that whole 'award-winning writer' … Continue reading Kameron Hurley Gets Real With Writers
Lawrence M. Schoen--who needs to teach me the Klingon language some day--graciously invited me to partake of his unusual feature, 'Eating Authors', in which various authors recall their most memorable meal. Find out what was my favourite meal ever and why. Just click here. And if you came here because you found me through Dr. … Continue reading The Best Thing I Ever Ate
This is your writer speaking. And what indie writer Ninie Hammon has to say is what EVERY writer--famous our not--would love to say if they weren't worried about coming off as pushy, demanding, ungrateful or off-putting. In today's world, your open and vocal support has become something we cannot do without. Once upon a time, … Continue reading What Everyone Who Loves Books Needs to Know
Dear Mr. Besson, I've been a fan since I first saw 'Fifth Element'. A huge fan. And as such, I think it's important that I share something with you. You know that tag line you've been endlessly selling your new film 'Lucy' with? The one about her being the first human to use more than … Continue reading A Public Service Announcement for Luc Besson
I have a new interview up at the GetLostInAStory blog. This is great news for you because anyone who comments on the blog gets a chance to win a free copy of LEX TALIONIS! So head on over for a quick read and a chance at free stuff. Feel free to tell all your friends … Continue reading A Chance to Win A Free Copy of LEX TALIONIS!
You totally have to see this. Yes, this is my book. On an actual bookself. In the Netherlands. For sale and everything. Notice, I am right next to...NEIL GAIMAN!! Guess my last name is one hell of a blessing 😉 Never even thought of that. In other news, doesn't my book look pretty and … Continue reading LEX TALIONIS at The American Book Center, Holland
So here's the link I promised of my first radio interview with Cheryl Morgan of Ujima Radio, Bristol, UK.There was a technical hitch at the beginning, so the recording starts again after only a few minutes, but it's smooth sailing after that. There are a few ads to wade through though.I was the first part … Continue reading Radio Interview with Ujima Radio about LEX TALIONIS
So I was so excited yesterday, I forgot to point out that if you want to read part of Chapter 1 of my debut novel, LEX TALIONIS, you can head on over to Tara Maya's blog at bestfantasynovel.com. Just scroll past all the interviewy stuff and you'll find the excerpt waiting to sit you down, … Continue reading The “I Pinch Myself Every Day Now” Roundup
Tara Maya interviewed me for her blog over at bestfantasynovel.com! If you want to know more about wild and crazy me, you can head on over there. I also had a new review go up on another blog. This one was a surprise, as the reviewer received the book as part of our early reviewer push … Continue reading LEX TALIONIS News – I Have a New Interview Up!
Recently, Jim Hines invited a bunch of people to talk about representation in fiction in a series of guest posts on his blog. Basically, almost every essay that resulted could be boiled down to one plea. Please include me in your fiction, in a positive light. Readers (and writers) just wanted to see themselves, or shared … Continue reading Looking for Ourselves