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
I just received my silver medal for The Secrets of Hawthorne House
I just learned that The Secrets of Hawthorne House won the Reader’s Favorite silver prize in the young adult urban fantasy.
I hope to see some of you at the Beaver Book Fest.
I recently found this picture of George Takei with my son Dane and me. We got to talk to him and his husband for a good 5-10 minutes before an event here in Pittsburgh. He’s a really nice guy who appreciates his fans and knows how to treat them well.
I just finished a short story based on a dream I had last night. Not my usual genre, but there’s no accounting for what the sleeping mind comes up with. Check it out: Grandma Buford’s Birthday.
This weekend, I’m spending Friday through Sunday at Pittsburgh’s Confluence Science Fiction Con. You can find me at my table in the Dealers’ room as well as taking in the rest of the convention. I hope to see you there.
Congratulations to Rudy Parfaite, the cover artist of The Secrets of Hawthorne House. which won the June 2019 Book Cover of the Month Award.
Someone on an author Facebook page asked the question “How do you define success as an author?” There were many answers. Here’s mine: There are many different levels of success. It’s a journey, not a destination. As a beginner, start small. Your first five-star review from someone you don’t know… Continue reading