Back to School

  While I have been a lifelong passionate reader, I didn’t much like English classes (or as they are called now, Language Arts) when I was in school. Sure, I would rather have been reading science fiction or fantasy novels than Dickens or Hawthorne or...

Author Events

This year has been an adventure of author appearances for me. I’ve been to three events at the local library (with a fourth scheduled for next month), I did a signing and writing workshop over the summer at the local Barnes and Noble for their first annual B-Fest for...

On Writing for Yourself

Every author has ideas they want to get out into the world. Sometimes, the story isn’t about finding an audience. Sometimes, the story isn’t about gaining readers. Sometimes, the story is written for the sole benefit of the author. I’m speaking...
Another Book, Another Release Day

Another Book, Another Release Day

Today, I released my second novel out into the wild, and it’s a bit surreal and almost shockingly normal-feeling compared to the release of my first book. With The Brass Giant, I was terrified of failure. Terrified of everything that might go wrong. I felt like I was...