I was just notified that Author Shout selected my book, The Secrets of Hawthorne House, as one of their 2020 Reader Ready Book Contest Top Picks (gold). They also chose Hell Holes 1: What Lurks Below and Hell Holes 2: Demons on the Dalton as Recommended Reads (silver). The contest… Continue reading
My book, The Secrets of Hawthorne House, just won a Winter 2020 Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Best Books in Young Adult Fantasy Category (2 winners).
Last week, I retired from my job as a system/software engineer at the Software Engineering Institute. I will now finally be able to become a full-time author. I am currently working on completing the manuscript for Hell Holes 3: What Lurks Below. I hope to have a version ready for… Continue reading
The Secrets of Hawthorne House just received its 100th review. It was wonderful and made my day. Original Amazon UK Review “I instantly fell in love with this book, the friendship between Matt and Gerallt is so pure and wholesome it went straight to my heart. They are both a… Continue reading
Earlier this evening, I was interviewed by Howard Fox on his SuccessInSight Podcast. The podcast should be posted on LinkedIn sometime in the next 3 weeks.
Lillie Leonardi of Passages & Prose now represents me as my literary agent. She is going to concentrate first on The Secrets of Hawthorne House, which she thinks will be my “breakout novel.”
I am meeting with a literary agent next week. Their agency has agreed to represent me and my books.
I am currently seeking a narrator for the audiobook version of The Secrets of Hawthorne House. I have received several auditions and hope to pick someone in the next week or two.
Today, I am ManyBooks’ Author of the Day.
Writing speculative fiction can do funny things to your mind. I was thinking about writing a short story for Halloween this weekend when the following words came to me: “She has her mother’s eyes. She keeps them safely tucked away in the bottom of her freezer, along with her father’s… Continue reading