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Free eBooks

Are you buying someone a Kindle for Christmas? Hoping to receive one yourself? Get an early start on loading it up with free ebooks by either downloading now or saving these links for later. I know it’s asking a lot … Continue reading

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Some Updates

It’s been nearly three months since I wrote a blog post. I’ve thought about it a few times, and even went so far as to take voice notes on my walks, but ultimately, cleaning up and posting those ideas seemed … Continue reading

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DEAD HEAT is now available

A man who longs for a son and a boy who can’t escape his father’s violence. Even death can’t break their bond.   Alex is a machine whisperer. He can tell what’s wrong with a broken-down car with a touch. … Continue reading

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Staycation Update and DEAD HEAT Cover Reveal

My staycation is over, and it didn’t work out the way I’d hoped. That’s probably because instead of relaxing or getting out of town, I spent the entire time working on Dead Heat. The good news is, I got halfway … Continue reading

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A Time for Re-evaluation

Today is August 20, one year, seven months, and sixteen days since I began to entertain the idea of self-publishing. One year, two months and eighteen days since I took the plunge by uploading my first book to Smashwords. I … Continue reading

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My Wee Cat

This is Wee Cat. His real name is Keelan, but that became Kiwi and then just plain Wee. He’s my BCF (Best Cat Friend). I’ve had lots of cats, and many of them have simply been cats (not that there’s … Continue reading

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On Writing for Teenage Boys

Good news! I approved Getting Sideways for paperback publication on Friday, so it should be available on Barnes and Noble by mid-March, and Amazon a week or two after that. I’m almost halfway through my revisions to Driven, and hope … Continue reading

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Publishing and Promotional Updates

As you’ve probably noticed, I’ve been mostly absent from the blogging scene lately, other than to feature books by some of my fellow YA authors. There’s a good reason for that. My friend McKenzie McCann blogged about something she calls … Continue reading

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I Support the SOPA Protest

Do you want to see YouTube go dark? Do you want Facebook to get shut down? That’s what can happen if SOPA passes. What is SOPA? Internet piracy legislation currently up for vote in the House and Senate. Samantha Smith, … Continue reading

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Observations on Another Year Gone By

As 2011 comes to an end, I’m looking back to figure out how I feel about it. Just a few days ago, I would’ve said it was a totally rotten year, but now that I’ve actually crunched some numbers and … Continue reading

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