Cover of the Month results are in!

Lying in Vengeance placed in the Top Ten (ninth, to be exact) out of over 200 entries in the AllAuthor.Com Cover of the Month contest for September 2018! I’m thrilled that this cover, designed b...

Lying in Vengeance could be Cover of the Month!

My book, Lying in Vengeance, is vying for “Book Cover of the Month” on Allauthor.com. Lying in Vengeance Being selected “Best Cover” would be a huge honor and would help boost ...

Fictional Fantasy Football

Who would you pick on your team? With college football season upon us and NFL action just around the corner, the buzz around most water coolers these days focuses around who to start as your Week 1 QB...

Plotters, Pantsers, and Painters

Plotters vs. Pantsers The writing world likes to divide itself into two groups: “plotters” and “pantsers.” Plotters are writers who plan their creative work in great detail bef...

Why my plays are (almost) always comedies

Recently a friend observed that while my novels are all mystery/thriller/suspense stories, my plays are almost all comedies. Why? Here are six reasons I can think of....

Publication assistance

Gary loves to help writers get their work published. Having self-published several of his own novels and a writing guide, he has also advised others successfully down the publishing path, such as Nanc...

Where do you want me to start?

As I proceed on revisions to The Mountain Man’s Badge, book 3 in the Mountain Man Mysteries series, there’s one big decision ahead of me that I really need my readers’ help in decidi...

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NaNoReMar: NaNoWriMo’s Re-Do-o-rama

Do you do the #NaNoWriMo? For the uninitiated, that’s a Pentagon-style acronym for National Novel Writing Month, a sort of online writing challlenge-slash-support-group for ambitious authors who...

The Mountain Man’s Badge

Released in June, 2018: The third book in the Mountain Man Mysteries series! Lehigh Carter never asked to be sheriff. And he sure never wanted to arrest his new father-in-law for murder. Mountain Man ...

Lacamas Magazine Video Interview

Lacamas Magazine, the leading local news source for all things related to art, culture, sports, and business in Camas, Washington, released a new 90-second video interview about my book, Lying in Veng...

Interview by Rita Chapman

British author and reviewer Rita Chapman just published this author interview. We covered a wide range of topics, from books to the writing process to beer and coffee and my crazy upbringing as the se...

Voodoo Snowball

Sometimes, the only way to heal a dysfunctional family is through voodoo. Philip, a man of ritual, somehow reached his forties without ever committing to anything – at least, nothing that matters to...

Free books!

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