Category: News

Five Years in Self-Publishing and Other News

Five Years Yeah, I know. I can’t believe it either, but as of this morning I’ve been self-publishing for FIVE YEARS. The Book of Deacon (which is the namesake of this site and the thing that paid for my HOUSE) was published January 28th, 2010. That was the day after my 27th birthday, by the… Read more »

Updates, Goodies, and Suchlike

I hope everyone has enjoyed their holiday season, and their entire year for that matter. As many of you know, after 31 years of life I finally got to Disney World. It was, as should be expected, magical. Now that I’ve been jarringly thrust back into the real world, I’ve decided it is time to… Read more »

Artificial Evolution Officially Released!

Hi everybody! After a lengthy pre-order period, the wait is over! Artificial Evolution, the third book in my Big Sigma series, has finally released! I’m very proud of this book. It is one of my longest to date, and it brings back all of your favorite characters from its predecessor, Unstable Prototypes. The story picks… Read more »

NYCC, NaNoWriMo, and lots of other letters

NaNoWriMo Whoa, it’s the middle of October. You know what that means? It means NaNoWriMo is knocking on my door! This is my first NaNoWriMo in which I am a full time writer, and oddly the first one since I started that I’d considered skipping. I’ve got a lot of stuff stewing and simmering on… Read more »

The Return of Between!

Very few people seemed to have an opinion on Between, my weekly serial project that I created to use all of the ideas I considered too bad to use elsewhere, but I really liked the idea of a project with a rapid turnaround. Keeping to a schedule is something I’ve never been great at, so… Read more »

Starting a New Chapter

I’d like to share a little video with you, if I may… Thursday, September 4th, 2014 was my last day at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, the fabled “Day Job” that has sustained me for just over nine years. For a long time the books have been earning more money than the day job, but… Read more »

Work in Progress (WIP) Blog Tour

I believe this is the first time I’ve ever been tagged in one of these blog tour type things. A little while ago fellow author M.L. LeGette tagged me for something called the WIP tour. The rules are simple. You link back to the person who tagged you. Done. Let’s see… Next, write a little… Read more »

Blackguards Kickstarter

Hi folks! Guess what? I’m in a Kickstarter Campaign! Nineteen other authors and I have joined forces with the good folks at Ragnarok Publications to present to you an anthology stuffed to the gills with scoundrels and rogues. It is called Blackguards: Tales of Assassins, Mercenaries, and Rogues. It’s got a heck of a lineup: CAROL BERG,… Read more »

Best Books of the Month

I just got the most remarkable email! Free-Wrench has been selected as one of the Best Books of the Month for the AU/NZ iBooks Store! If you’re a reader in that region, THANK YOU! To understand why I’m so deeply honored to be selected for this promotion, you must first understand the nature of the promotion…. Read more »

Artificial Evolution Cover Reveal and Pre-Order (Plus a Newsletter)

What? Already?! Yep, with Free-Wrench just a few days old, I’m already starting the engine on the next major release, Artificial Evolution. This is the book that I’ve been calling Sci-Fi 3 for the longest time, and it has been in the works for WAY LONGER THAN IS ACCEPTABLE! Partially because people smarter than I… Read more »