Things are Getting Pretty Spooky- October Newsletter

Facing Your Fears as a Writer It’s becoming increasingly challenging to one-up reality as a fiction writer. I’m trying to write about unimaginable situations, not front-page headlines, yet every day, I see the lines blurring. Halloween is today, but if you want to think about a real horror show, circle November 8th on your calendar […]

End of Summer Newsletter

And some important dates for 48 States! August 27 – Book Signing at Barnes & Noble, San Jose, noon. September 13 – Book Launch Party, 620 Jones, 6-8 p.m. October 14 – Litquake, time and location TBD. Hello!  The dog days of summer—those sultry middle days of the season—are behind us as we enjoy what’s […]

Book Signing Event!

I am excited to announce that Barnes & Noble Blossom Hill will be hosting a book signing event! See below for the details. DETAILS: Book signing for 48 States at Barnes & Noble Blossom Hill, San Jose DATE/TIME: 12 pm/noon PT Saturday, August 27 (should last 2-3 hours) As more become available, this page will be updated.

Happy Summer!

I wanted to let folks know that I’ve discounted 48 States as an e-book on Amazon for the next few weeks to ensure everyone can grab a copy for their summer reading. Once you’ve read your copy, all I ask is that you give it an honest review on a platform of your choice. Additionally, I’ve pasted a list of […]

Amazon Prime Day Sale!

Hello and Happy Summer!   I’m writing to let you know that Amazon Prime Day is today and tomorrow and 48 States will be available at a discounted price!   (Such is the life of an indie writer.) If you haven’t yet, I hope you will buy a copy and if you’ve already read 48 States and […]

48 States Has Arrived!

“So much more than just a well-written dystopian thriller… An adept and chilling cautionary tale—the narrative equivalent of brass knuckles to the skull.” – Kirkus, Starred Review Dear Friends, I never thought this day would come, but I’m thrilled to announce that my latest novel, 48 States, is on sale starting today. So far, the reviews have been positive […]

Final Newsletter of 2021

This is it. My last blog/newsletter for 2021. I’ve got to stop marketing myself and get down to writing, or I will never publish two novels in 2022. Here are some final thoughts to ponder, until we meet again: San Francisco Writers Conference Fiction Contest. I’m thrilled to announce that 48 States was chosen as […]

I DARE You to Read this Newsletter

While in my adolescence in the 1980’s – when there were no smartphones, Internet or WiFi – playing truth or dare was probably one of the first ways in which I was introduced to the thrill of being scared. Painfully shy, I dreaded the dare almost as much as the truth since it almost always […]

48 States is on Vella!

Here is a super easy way to check out my new novel, 48 STATES, on Kindle Vella… It is being delivered right to your inbox! Head to this link to follow and start reading my newest piece chapter—by-chapter. There are two chapters already live, so go catch up so you can get ready for the next one. […]