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....

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...

Refer your friends!

Do you have friends who might enjoy receiving news, updates, and special discounts on my books and plays? Let me know here and I’ll send YOU a code for free shipping when you order signed copies...

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...

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...

Free books!

Want to get copies of my books for free? Enter to win free copies of my books using the links below. Note the dates for each of the giveaways…not all of them have started yet! The free e-book gi...

Hardcover book sale!

In anticipation and celebration of the upcoming release of Lying in Vengeance (September 13), I’m running a special on ALL previously released hardcover book! That’s right–you can ge...

My James Comey firing

Whatever you might think about our illustrious 45th president or former FBI director James Comey, I think we can all agree that The Donald took the coward’s way out last week. Rather than firing...

Give book feedback, and appear in the next one!

Want to be a character in my next book? You can – and it’s easy! All I ask is for some feedback now. Take this short survey and I’ll randomly select one person who participates to be...