Category Archives: Reading Project

Post in which I recommend speculative fiction novels…

I usually try to warn people who strike up literary conversations with me at bars, because I will come straight out of my introvert shell and bend their ear (quite possibly both their ears) talking about all of my favorite speculative fiction authors (this list goes on for pages…) until they throw down a twenty for a tip on the bar and run away. Continue reading

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Getting a review from the Infamous Scribbler…

As most of the readers of this blog are aware (all three of you…), I often post reviews and author interviews, here and on Medium (if you happen to be writing as a member of the military or military-affiliated community). … Continue reading

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Marketing is hard…

As we enter the New Year, I do what I normally do, which is sit down to sketch out my plan for the year. Some of that I’ve put here in my last post, some is still hanging out as … Continue reading

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Onward!!

The New Year is upon us, Epiphany has closed the 12 Days of Christmas, I haven’t finished making all the presents for this year, I have many plans for what I’ll do next year, I’ve made some significant progress on … Continue reading

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Giveaway! Enter to win a signed copy of Soft Target…

Maybe you’ve seen some of the books on my list, but weren’t sure about giving an indie author a shot. Fair enough. So, I’m making it easier for you to try out my stuff! If you would like to enter … Continue reading

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Wrap up and coming attractions…

The Cold Run book tour and giveaway is winding down, although if you haven’t had a chance to enter, don’t worry. We will be hosting another one very soon to celebrate the print release of the book. It’s been a … Continue reading

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Coming soon…

Just finished reading an advance copy of Zeus is Dead, by Michael G. Munz. In preparation for its July 21 release, I will be featuring a review and interview with the author. Check back next week to learn more!

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A Conversation with Joshua Safran about “Free Spirit”…

A few months back, I sat down with a copy of Joshua Safran’s Free Spirit: Growing Up On the Road and Off the Grid. I thought I had some idea of what to expect—after all, I have read more than one … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “Strong Woman Character”™

Lately I’ve been thinking about this strange bird, the “Strong Woman Character”™. As November approaches, various conversations regarding characters, and sometimes in particular, the Strong Woman Character (hereafter known as the SWC), arise in the fora devoted to NaNoWriMo. Who writes SWCs? … Continue reading

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Radio Silence (And a Cold Run excerpt…)

So, I was very tempted to entitle this blog post “Silent But Deadly,” which is kind of an indicator about the level of humor I’m able to drum up nowadays. Things are going along pretty well, if a bit on … Continue reading

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