Discover Great Stories During International “Read an Ebook Week”

“Read an Ebook Week” kicked off on Sunday. It’s an international celebration of ebooks promoting the joys of e-reading in which thousands of authors participate, including yours truly. “Read an Ebook Week” is a die-hard reader’s paradise. Authors can include their works in the promotion, allowing readers the chance to grab top-notch ebooks for FREE […]



Great Books That Scared the Crap Out of Me

I write thrillers. More specifically, paranormal thrillers. Sometimes horror. My novel “Seed” should hit the virtual shelves just in time for summer vacation 2014. Like most writers, I’ve been influenced by the masters. The following books and authors entertained me, enlightened me, taught me and scared the dookie out of me. Links lead to where […]

Enjoy a Sneak Peek of My Short Story “Communion”

Hey, thought you might enjoy a sneak peek at “Communion“, my short story of survival in the Sierras. This one was lots of fun to write, and I hope you enjoy reading the excerpt. You did? Want to finish it? Great! For a limited time (actually, till December 7th),  you can read it for FREE! […]

Research Tidbits, Part 2 – Two Ocean Pass

Parts of my novel “Seed” take place in the far West during the beginnings of the Rocky Mountain fur trade. Lee Smith, a mountain man trapper, leads protagonist Gatlin Dunby westward, where Gat hopes to find answers to the frightening changes occurring within him. That period in time is one of my favorites. I’ve always […]

How to Grow a Story

Writer’s are weird ducks. And the wives of writers find themselves putting up with mood swings, inexcusable inattention at inappropriate times, and what probably seems to them like vapor-brained absent-mindedness. Take yesterday. I was waiting for Martha to get to Wilshire Park, where we had a walking date. When I go somewhere, I always take […]
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