Category Archives: Authors

BEST NEWS EVERYONE!

It is with great pleasure that I announce I have a publisher for my novel Sleep Over! My first published novel will be with Skyhorse Publishing.  They have placed 33 books on the New York Times bestseller list; I hope … Continue reading

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My X-Files Message in a Bottle Reply in the News

So last week I posted on reddit about how I used to throw messages in bottles over the side of the ferry, and when I was 11 someone from the X-Files responded to one. Well maybe I can find the … Continue reading

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I Have An Agent

I am extremely pleased to announce that I have signed on with Beth Campbell over at BookEnds.  She will be representing my novel Sleep Over. It has finally happened.  I have an agent. I have been waiting to say those words … Continue reading

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World War ZZZ: Phase 4

I now enter Phase 4 of my latest project. World War ZZZ is a book about what would happen if the world stopped sleeping.  It’s gripping, compelling, and heartbreaking.  It showcases the depths that humanity can sink to, and also … Continue reading

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What Makes Agents Stop Reading (SiWC), and We Have a Winner!

First off, congrats to Phillipa, the winner of my first ever book giveaway! Thanks to everyone who entered.  I will be doing another one soon, and you’ll have another chance to win then, by commenting here, on Reddit, and my … Continue reading

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SiWC Post 1: Power Editing with Robert Dugoni, and a Book Giveaway!

This past weekend was mega busy, and oh so fun.  I volunteered at the Surrey International Writers’ Conference, and worked my butt off for them.  In exchange, I got to pseudo-attend the conference. I went to a masterclass, panels, and … Continue reading

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PAX 2013: Top 10, and the Record Speed Bureaucracy that Got Me There

Well hello there! Been a while.  It’s been a little slow going on the writing front; sometimes it’s a slog, and you just have to muscle through it.  ._. I just got back from PAX!  Penny Arcade Expo is a … Continue reading

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Kells and Reasons for Rejection

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  The Book Of Kells is free on iTunes today.  I don’t know a thing about it, but I will soon enough.  Enjoy! And today, author Michael J. Sullivan posted some interesting insights from another author, Marion … Continue reading

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Remove Head from Sand

I get so focused on writing that I forget to see what else is going on.  There’s a ton of great blogs out there, and I don’t read them as much as I should (if you’re reading mine, you have … Continue reading

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Checking in, Space, Baby Cakes

I have spent the morning reading over past short stories, seeing if can do any work on them, or perhaps adapt them for the screen.  Seems as though I’ve been infected with the screenwriting bug, and it’s addling my brain … Continue reading

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