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WRAPPED IN BLACK Interview: Gordon White, “Hair Shirt Drag”

October 20, 2014



As part of my participation in the publication of Wrapped in Black: Thirteen Tales of Witches and the Occult, I’ve had the extreme good fortune to be able to interview my co-contributors. I’m working through them in the order of their stories in the book, so first up is none other than Gordon White, author of “Hair […]

DragonCon 2014!

August 28, 2014


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Going to Dragon Con? Stop by Westin Peachtree 1-2 on Saturday night at 10:00 and listen to me talk ‪Twin Peaks‬! Then we can hit the Spectrum Party without even leaving the building. It’s also possible I’ll arrive in time to be a speaker on The Real History of Science Fiction: Robots (Hyatt Embassy A-B) at 7:00 […]

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ConCarolinas This Weekend!

May 29, 2014



This weekend I’ll be selling books and talking about writing, D&D and many other sumptuously geeky things at ConCarolinas in Charlotte, North Carolina. Here’s my schedule of panels: Friday: Writing for Anthologies – 5:30 PM Writing Hardcore Characters – 8:30 PM Happy Birthday, D&D! – 10:30 PM Saturday: When Sidekicks Take Over – 10:00 AM […]

WRAPPED IN WHITE – A New Anthology Out Now!

March 25, 2014



Check it out: Wrapped in White is a new anthology from Sekhmet Press, LLC, containing 13 fantastic ghost stories, available in a variety of formats: paperback, Kindle and Nook. Here’s a teaser of mine, titled “His Shrine to Santa Muerte”: Lorraine nudged the torsion wrench with her right thumb while her left hand worked the pick. […]

OK, Maybe There’s Something to Kindle Select After All (Er, Try Two)

February 17, 2014



For nearly two years I have stuck to my guns and insisted I would make my books available via as many platforms as possible rather than let any one online source have total control. I am just naturally the sort of person who rejects monopolies and the notion of letting a company control my choices. […]

Every Day I’m Tumblin’

February 7, 2014



Actually, only sometimes. Possibly not even most. A little over a year ago I read a blog post (the link to which I’ll never find) by another writer who suggested starting Tumblr blogs for main characters. They suggested it could be a way for readers to interact with the story and the characters via some […]

Deal with the Devil – Out Now!

January 4, 2014



Check it out: Deal with the Devil is out now for Kindle! That last bit is important, though: it’s out for Kindle only. That’s a temporary measure, but it’s one I felt I had to take to really test the Kindle Direct Publishing platform. On the advice of a friend who runs a micropress, I’m trying out […]

A Devil of a Time

December 19, 2013


As I write this, I’m home sick from the day job. I’m a little woozy but every time I lie down I start having psychedelic dreams about my day job. Not bad dreams, necessarily, but wicked trippy. So here I am, sitting up instead and being abused by the cat for not being a more accommodating […]