Local libraries for the quadruple win

I did a little research this week and discovered that libraries around the country carry several of my books. The list includes: Vancouver (Washington) Regional Library System Yolo County Library, Woo...

Why Val got raped

I get asked often (every writer does), Why this book? Why this topic, these themes? Why now? Those questions get particularly pointed when a writer steps outside of their comfort zone, as I did with A...

Events and Readings: A Woman of Valor

A Woman of Valor is about to hit the shelves of area bookstores and online retailers, and I couldn’t be more excited. I’ll be kicking off the fun with a launch party at CapsN’Taps at...

The World According to Gil

In my forthcoming police procedural novel, A Woman of Valor, the main character (Valorie) gets trained by an older, more experienced officer, Sergeant Gil Krysinski. Among other things, Gil explains t...

The Mountain Man’s Dog is now on audio!

The first of my Mountain Man Mysteries is now out on audio! The Mountain Man’s Dog was released May 18 to audiobook retailers and is already available for purchase or download on channels such a...

Lying in Vengeance now on audio!

The second of my Lying Injustice Thrillers is now out on audio! Lying in Vengeance was released in late March to audiobook retailers and is already available for purchase or download on multiple chann...

Are you a reader or a listener?

It’s probably no secret to most that the current hot trend in book publishing lately is audio. Audio is the fastest-growing (some say “only” growing) segment of the book publishing i...

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. Being selected “Best Cover” would be a huge honor and would help boost visibility of this ...

Fictional Fantasy Football

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, which draft picks were mistakes...

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...