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Book Signings Pre-Order Form Live

A quick check-in to announce that the pre-order form for my two book signings this year is now live! πŸ™‚ Since I’ll be sharing a table at both events, I’ll be limited for space and won’t be able to stock all of my 12 print titles for the events. I have chosen a few (including Helena) that I’ll definitely have in stock. The rest are available for pre-order, and I’ll only bring as many of those as get ordered. πŸ™‚ If you’re attending one of the events, use this form to pre-order the books you would like to get signed: http://bit.ly/ADPreOrder2019.

I am currently hard at work on Prince of Deceit, which is now at about 80,000 words in length. To give you a basis for comparison, The Royal Wizard came in at 103,000 words, and Dragonblood at 120,000. I anticipate this one will be somewhere between those two, so I’m getting close to the finish line! There is a possibility I may finish it in time to have copies available at one or both of the signings as well but, since the timing depends in large part on edits, I can’t make any promises on that score. I would rather take a little extra time to make sure it’s done right than rush it to have something on the table. I will share updates as things progress a little more.

Until next time!


Event Details


Indy Author Event
Hosted by Saints and Sinners Books
September 14, 2019Β  12:15-5pm (VIP Check-in at 11:15)
Indianapolis Marriot East
7202 E 21st St
Indianapolis, IN 46219

Tickets*: $15 (General Admission) $25 (VIP Admission) Purchase here.

*Tickets must be purchased ahead of time via Eventbrite. Tickets will not be sold at the door.


Sweet as a Peach Author Event
October 5, 2019 1-5pm (VIP admission at 12pm)
Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College
3410 Ronald Reagan Boulevard
Cumming, GA 30041

Tickets: $10 (General Admission) $25 (VIP Admission) Purchase here.


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Welcome to 2019

A short post before I get back to work. πŸ™‚

Last year didn’t go as planned for me, so this year I’ll be making some changes. The first is that I am officially on hiatus from Facebook. For the foreseeable future, I will only post updates here and send out my Newsletter. And I have a special announcement ready to go out in the next couple of weeks, so if you haven’t yet, sign up for my newsletter here.

The plan for now is to get ready for the book signings later this year and focus on writing. Prince of Deceit is my next planned release. No release date to announce yet, but I am working hard on getting it done. For now, I have added a preview chapter to the book’s page so it doesn’t look so empty over there. πŸ™‚

And now I’m off to my writing den again. Until next time!

2018: Year in Review

Back in the day, I used to write out “Year in Review” blog posts every New Year’s Eve to document everything I’d accomplished that year. It wasn’t to brag, but rather to show myself I hadn’t wasted a year’s worth of time. I stopped doing it a while back, because I started using book releases as benchmarks of accomplishment. A full novel publication a year (plus the occasional novella) was a good year.

Sadly, it turns out there is a massive flaw with the book release benchmark approach: it ends up devaluing literally everything else I do throughout the year that isn’t a book release.

This year was particularly tough for me, and unfortunately I didn’t even finish that full-length novel, much less publish it. I know I haven’t been twiddling my thumbs all year long, but I still feel like I haven’t accomplished anything, or at least not as much as I should have, and it’s a crappy feeling to have. So I think it’s time to revive my annual blog tradition to keep myself accountable and knock it off with this self-pity bullshit.

This is very much a personal post, and its only purpose is to close out 2018 on a good note, despite all its problems.

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Over and Over Again

This story has been sitting in my drafts for far too long. With Halloween approaching, I thought it was time to get it finished already. And since I haven’t posted a Monster story in a while, it seemed as good an occasion as any. πŸ™‚

Once again, the credit for this plot bunny goesΒ to Kim Iverson for sharing a quote that made me want to destroy romance for all time: “Make her fall in love with you over and over again.” No idea who to attribute it to, but thank you kindly for inspiring this tale of horror.

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