I picked up The Copper Promise not because I follow author Jen Williams on Twitter (and you should too) but because of two things: Big ass dragon on the cover. I like stories where there is payback. I don’t quite know where to begin in this review because there is a hell of a … [Read more…]
I just finished the third book in Chuck Wendig’s Miriam Black series. This is punk dark fantasy. Period. End of story. Full stop. Why? Because every time I read about Miriam Black, I can hear the Sex Pistols and The Exploited jamming together in my head with every turn of the page. In my humble opinion, … [Read more…]
Hey look! It’s the cover art for my forthcoming middle grade debut, To Catch a Cat Thief! What’s it about? Have a read below! Hundreds of cats are missing! Fear not-Penelope Ann Pickersgill and her hippie grandma are on the case! While her friends go to cool camps, twelve-year-old Penelope has to spend the summer with … [Read more…]
I was parked across the road from these images at a local sports bar this past weekend. Naturally, I have experienced nightmares for three consecutive nights. Still, there’s probably a terrifying children’s story in this somewhere ….
Much has been written about the Hugo Awards, sad puppies, Vox Day and his ilk by smarter people than me, so I’m not going to comment on the politicized hot mess this year’s awards have turned into other than to say it’s been wrecked by a handful of uber-agendized types and it’s no longer … [Read more…]