A reader recently asked me why I switched from horror/thriller to fantasy for my second book. The simple answer is “I wanted to.” I like to write in a lot of different genres. My next book was going to be the first book in a sci-fi series about a space-faring swashbuckler who crashlands on an […]
Last month The Publishers Association (a UK industry group for publishers) reported ebook sales in the UK dropped by 17% in 2016. This report created a firestorm of reports claiming that ebooks are dead, people are losing interest and going back to print, yadda, yadda, yadda. None of the major media outlets (that I could find) understood […]
A lot of writers give their characters goofy names, especially in the Thriller genre. Mike Gunn, the trigger-happy, retired police detective turned private investigator. Jack Action, the stuntman who solves crime in his spare time. Amy Winchester, the ex-sniper trying to escape a past that won’t let her go. The romance genre is even worse for this. […]
I love movies. I’ve been a movie buff since I was too young to remember. Movie buffs like me don’t watch movies, we experience them. If you’re not a movie buff, you probably don’t understand, but let me try to explain. I want to be immersed in a movie. Surround sound, 3D, screen filling my vision, lights […]
One step closer to making the print version of Dark Ties available. I received the print proof today from Ingram Spark: I’m also using CreateSpace for printing. That proof should be here tomorrow.