Year of Books 2021: The Best!

Time to clean off the shelf. Every year, I set aside every book I read on a shelf near the bed. At the end of the year, I evaluate what I’ve read before shelving the books in our permanent collection (or donate or sell or…). My year runs from July 4 to July 3. So…Continue reading “Year of Books 2021: The Best!”

Something Wicked This Way Rides

When the mayor literally gambles away the town to the devil, how do you get it back? Well, lay down some wagers of your own… On the trail, some things aren’t quite what they seem. What terrifies a hard of cattle might mean your death… These two by yours truly, and twenty-eight more stunning talesContinue reading “Something Wicked This Way Rides”

Publish? Perish?

The Keeper of Tales came out over three months ago now. I’m pretty proud of it. But something interesting has happened… sales have dropped off. It’s not getting all that much attention, as far as I can tell. Now that’s not uncommon in the least. Most books make their best sales within the first monthContinue reading “Publish? Perish?”

I Have a Problem

On December 1, 2021, my new novel Dragons of the Ashfall will be released from Dark Owl Publishing! Orphans never have easy lives, but they’re especially brutal in the ashfall. Londinium grinds children down to nothing in its factories. Patty Rinkin, a rare grindery girl with a last name, just wants to survive. Then dragonsContinue reading “I Have a Problem”

It’s got a maaaaaaaaaaaaap…

When you enter the guestroom in our house, you will see three things: A bed Shelves of books Maps The bed is so you can, in theory, sleep. You can also read there. I’ve known one guest who watched some movies there. Basically, it’s a comfy area to be comfortable on. The shelves of booksContinue reading “It’s got a maaaaaaaaaaaaap…”