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  • Contaminant Six Release!

    Folks, it is finally here. Contaminant Six, the sixth (and final?) entry in the Free-Wrench saga. Pick it up wherever ebooks are sold! This one was a doozy to write, but before I dig into that, here’s the blurb again: The fug that poisoned the world has struck the Wind Breaker crew. After years of…

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  • Free-Wrench Sale and Pre-Order

    Hi everyone! I’d been holding off on announcing most of this, because Amazon has not added the cover to the sales page yet, but I’m through waiting! Contaminant Six, the latest (and last?) book in the Free-Wrench series, is available for pre-order. The Release Date is Sept. 8th, and supporters of the Novel level of…

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  • The Sincerest Form of Flattery!

    A fan of mine contacted me a few days ago to let me know that an author had a series of books that seemed a little too similar to mine to be a coincidence. I fully expected to go check them out and discover that they were just the standard hero’s journey fantasy tale, a…

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  • One Way To Handle Lore

    Hey folks! Because a fan asked, and I’d mentioned it on the podcast I co-host not so long ago, here’s a quick piece on how I do a story bible for my books when I need something reasonably complex yet easy to navigate. I use something called Zim Desktop Wiki. Here’s how I use it….

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  • Revving Up

    Hi, folks! I’ll be honest. Things have been a little rough these last few months. It’s “nice” to have a very good excuse, in the form of the pandemic and protests. But in truth, those things haven’t changed my life much. When I walk, I wear a mask, and I’ve donated some money and amplified…

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  • Free-Wrench 6 Update

    Hey, folks! I’m trying to get better about doing regular updates here on my blog. (In the inevitable event of failure, you’ll find me most active on twitter, and moderately active on Facebook.) Yesterday I finished the first revision of Free-Wrench 6. I’m still brainstorming a name and cover, but it’s good enough now that…

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  • The End of a Sale, the beginning of a pre-launch

    Hey, folks! We’ll get this part over with quickly. The Book of Deacon Main Series (the whole thing) has been discounted for quite a while. First it was to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first book and to prepare folks for Book 6. Then it was because we’re all locked up and maybe you’d…

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  • The Coin of Kenvard Release

    I’ll start with the short version. The Coin of Kenvard is available now! Pick it up wherever ebooks are sold. Here’s the cover. Frequently these posts begin with me addressing something that long-time fans of mine will already know. Considering this is book six of my very first series, something tells me the only people…

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  • Social Distancing List

    Hey, folks! Right about now we’re all supposed to hunker down and keep infection risk from the COVID-19 to a minimum. For us author types, that’s par for the course. But some of you may be hard up for cash and going a little stir crazy. Thus, I decided it might be worth giving folks…

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