What a crazy end to summer! September was a wild month, especially after all the chaos and (wonderful) intensity of the 99 cent special we ran on the ebook when we announced The Piper’s Price. The book rocketed up into the top #200 of all the millions of Kindle Books on Amazon, and we got… Continue reading Islands, Murders, and More in September
Greetings one and all! I’ve been AWOL online lately, first due to the mad rush of finishing edits to The Piper’s Price (the book is now with the editor!) then the mad rush of getting my seventh annual murder mystery party invitations out, and finally with the sweet slowness of camping on Patos Island, relaxing… Continue reading So Far Along and Yet So Far off Track
Hello, hello, hello! It is with great pleasure that I announce THE NEVERLAND WARS II: THE PIPER’S PRICE is set for release in February 2017. I’ve been working like crazy on it, and thanks to the support and effort of my publisher, we’re going to be able to bring this book into being less than… Continue reading How to Celebrate a Sequel? A 99¢ Ebook!
I’ve never made an audiobook before! I’ve had a lot of readers ask me about an audiobook for The Neverland Wars, so I was getting ready to put together a presentation and do some market research to convince my publisher to invest in one, when out of the blue… My publisher asked if I wanted… Continue reading Can You Hear Me Now? The Neverland Wars Audiobook is Coming!
Hello, hello! I’m typing this with sticky BBQ sauced fingers which means only one thing… I’m back in Washington, at Third Place Commons, working on my writing, and eating Burney Brother’s pulled pork, as I have for some eight years now. I’m going to be in Washington for a while. Among other things, summer break… Continue reading A Case of the Sequel Blues
There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein. If writing is opening a vein, editing is the part where you have to scrub your desk and carpet of all the blood. There’s nothing to writing, once you take the leap and decide to pour your heart… Continue reading Writing for Catharsis and Editing for Deadlines
It is my pleasure to announce I have been nominated for The Sunshine Blogger Award! This fun chain-letter project is designed to honor the bloggers that bring the most sunshine into our lives, and consists of eleven fun questions that nominees must answer before they design their own questions and nominate up to eleven other… Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award
I forget the actual name of this motel, but if you’re ever in Grants Pass and need to spend the night, drive down 6th Street until you see a bear playing a bright blue bass. This is the best motel ever (except, perhaps, the Fernwood motel in Big Sur, but that is in a class… Continue reading Greetings From The Jazz Bear Motel!
If I had a nickel for every crazy thing that’s happened to me in the last three weeks, I would have lost them all in the insane whirlwind of the last month. I am officially back from book tour, and I just got off the phone with Barnes and Noble, arranging a signing in Washington… Continue reading Back From Book Tour!