What Everyone Who Loves Books Needs to Know

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

A Public Service Announcement for Luc Besson

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

A Chance to Win A Free Copy of LEX TALIONIS!

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!

LEX TALIONIS at The American Book Center, Holland

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

Radio Interview with Ujima Radio about LEX TALIONIS

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

The “I Pinch Myself Every Day Now” Roundup

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

LEX TALIONIS News – I Have a New Interview Up!

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!

Looking for Ourselves

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

The Best Tip I Ever Got

Someone out on the internet recently asked what was the best tip their blog readers ever got on writing. My first thought was, well that's easy. Sit down and write. None of the other stuff matters if you don't listen to Nike and just do it. But then I realised there's something even more basic … Continue reading The Best Tip I Ever Got

Jupiter Ascending – Trailer

I'm obsessed with this trailer. In case you didn't know, I write spec fic, and my debut novel which is coming out this May, is actually a space opera mystery. I happen to think space opera can be very engaging and is the way most people come to a love of science fiction, but because … Continue reading Jupiter Ascending – Trailer