2022-05-22

Abandon Us will be published on June 21, 2022–the summer solstice! The final edit of the manuscript and the audiobook recording are in progress. Click on the following images to read or listen to Chapter 1 of Abandon Us.

2022-04-02

There is a trend on social media, primarily TikTok, where readers are encouraged to return books they have already read, taking away substantial earnings from indie authors like myself and small publishing houses. This is reminiscent of Audible’s situation a year or so ago, where readers were found returning audiobooks after they were fully listened…

2021-12-30

Congratulations to the book drawings winners Free Audio Book Kym Riedel Macrina Lane Lisa Pedroza Free Kindle eBook Brenda Tokash Chris Carter Karen West Laurie Hamilton Nancy Lowe The winners have been sent a one-time access code via email. More Changes To Win New book drawings occur every 3-4 weeks until some time in the…

2021-09-07

It has been nine months since Forgive Us was published, with Abandon Us steadily on the way. I always suggest for the people I give copies to leave their reviews and honest opinions. Most people love the tri-story setting of Forgive Us, while criticism varies. One of the criticisms I often receive is about my…

2021-05-01

A reviewer asked me how a book gets published. I thought this was an interesting question so I decided to describe how Forgive Us hit the virtual bookshelves around the world. During the creation of the manuscript, I work with my father who gives me ongoing feedback. I write in Google docs so that it’s…

2021-04-03

The blurb. Books have been written about it, Facebook groups review and argue about it, and you better get it “right.” What is It? Per the dictionary, the blurb is a noun: “a short description of a book, movie, or other product written for promotional purposes and appearing on the cover of a book or…

2021-03-21

The wasteland began way before the fall of civilization. It started with the widespread use of Ignium in the 2050s, and its continued use through the 2060s and 2070s. Ignium, an energy similar to electricity and plasma, is easy to create and extremely malleable, therefore economically better than electricity. Its downfall was its slight toxicity….