March 9, 2014

Getting Ready for Tucson

This coming Thursday, I’ll heading out to Arizona for the (Fourth?) annual Tucson Festival of Books. For the third year in a row, I’ll be selling my books during a two-hour stretch on Saturday March 15. You can find me at Authors’ Pavillion East from 2 to 4 p.m. This year for the first time I’ll be able to take credit card payments. While it’s always fun to discover new readers (as well as meet friends who have bought books from me in the past at this event), I’m probably more excited about the workshops I’ll be taking in during the two day festivity. Looking forward to hearing Ben Bova, Kim Stanley Robinson, Elizabeth Bear, Andre Dubus III, Richard Russo, […]
February 16, 2014

Beta Readers Sought for Book One of The Chains of Time

I’ve completed the revision of The Savagers Return, which is Book One of my young adult fantasy, based on what I learned from participating in the Eckerd College Writers’ Conference last month. I reordered some of the chapters after realizing I needed to structure all three books around one epic struggle and subsume some of the other conflicts to the main one. This book has been at least ten years in the making. I’ve worked on it on and off while completing the four novels I self-published, promising myself that I’d focus entirely on this story once In the Game––volume two of my Albany detective series––was available for public consumption. Why, after writing two murder mysteries and two suspense novels, […]