To celebrate the release of his most recent novel, I’m pleased to share an excerpt from Knight in Paper Armor by Nicholas Conley, a long-time friend of this blog. ABOUT THE BOOK Billy Jakobek has always been different. Born with strange and powerful psychic abilities, he has grown up in the laboratories of Thorne Century,Continue reading “Book Excerpt: Knight in Paper Armor by Nicholas Conley”
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Steel Time Blog Tour Round-Up
The difficult part of launching a new book while also traveling out of town to an enormous convention is that it’s difficult to promote the blog tour posts that I organized at the same time. So, here’s a handy round-up and GIANT thank you to everyone who supported Steel Empires Book 4: Steel Time byContinue reading “Steel Time Blog Tour Round-Up”
Steel Time Book Launch & Excerpt!
Happy book birthday to me! Today, I’m pleased to announce the launch of the fourth book in my Steel Empires series. Steel Time is extra-special for me because time travel is one of my favorite speculative fiction motifs. Working the concept into my own expansive universe was challenging and a LOT of fun. (Unfortunately, I couldn’tContinue reading “Steel Time Book Launch & Excerpt!”
Author Interview with Nicholas Conley
I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing two projects by Nicholas Conley, so I jumped at the chance to pick his brain about his latest novel. Intraterrestrial was a wild ride, and you can find my review of it here. ABOUT THE BOOK Adam Helios is a bully magnet without many friends. When he starts hearing aContinue reading “Author Interview with Nicholas Conley”
Book excerpt: STEEL BLOOD Blog Tour Stop #14
It’s been a whirlwind two weeks, but today is the last stop of the Steel Blood blog tour! If you missed any stops along the way, you can find the full roster at my Guest Blog page. For our final stop, author Weston Kindcade was kind enough to discuss his thoughts about Steel Empires Book 1:Continue reading “Book excerpt: STEEL BLOOD Blog Tour Stop #14”
Book excerpt: STEEL BLOOD Blog Tour Stop #10
Author Anna Zabo offered to host a short excerpt from Steel Blood on their blog for this stop of the blog tour! The scene takes place near the beginning of the novel, when Victory and Mikelos have arrived in the Qin Empire’s colonial city of Jiang Yi Yue. As a vampire, Victory was prepared to waitContinue reading “Book excerpt: STEEL BLOOD Blog Tour Stop #10”
FINAL CALL for Steel Blood blog tour volunteers!
I’m starting to work on the final details for the celebration of Steel Empires Book 3 on July 19, so this is your last chance to be part of the party! Thank you very much to everyone who has signed up so far. I will start pulling together the final schedule and contacting everyone withinContinue reading “FINAL CALL for Steel Blood blog tour volunteers!”
Spotlight and Author Interview at U.S.-Brazil Book Review!
I’m pleased to announce that today I was featured over at the awesome blog U.S.-Brazil Book Review! Click here for a short excerpt from Steel Victory and an interview with me about the history of my debut novel and how my day job as a professional medical editor influenced my writing. It was especially coolContinue reading “Spotlight and Author Interview at U.S.-Brazil Book Review!”
NaNoWriMo Update: Week 2
I’m still plugging along, kids! Sort of. This update was supposed to go up on Monday, but I burned one of my free days and drank beer and caught up on the DVR instead. No regrets! As of last night, I’m at 29,086 words (49,086 for the STEEL BLOOD total). As a reminder, you canContinue reading “NaNoWriMo Update: Week 2”
STEEL VICTORY sequel coming in 2016!
And now for the good news that I teased yesterday! I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve signed the contract with my publisher, Dog Star Books/Raw Dog Screaming Press, for the sequel to STEEL VICTORY. STEEL MAGIC will be released in 2016, and follows the adventures of warrior-mages Toria and Kane as they set off onContinue reading “STEEL VICTORY sequel coming in 2016!”