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Manuscript Complete: Harmony Cain and the Dapper Five

Manuscript Complete: Harmony Cain and the Dapper Five

The first draft of my sec­ond nov­el is done. If The Noth­ing With­in was rur­al-dystopi­an post-apoc­a­lyp­tic fan­ta­sy-like sci­ence fic­tion, this new sto­ry is Mid­west­ern mys­tery-like sci­ence fic­tion with a dash of hard­boiled metaphysics. The sto­ry...
Interview: Fantasy Book Critic

Interview: Fantasy Book Critic

Fantasy Book Critic is a prominent (and excellent) book review site focusing on fantasy novels as well as other speculative fiction. FBC is a collective of several reviewers from a wide range of backgrounds. It’s a venerable presence in the book blogging world,...
Honorable Mention: Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards

Honorable Mention: Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards

Head­ing into the sea­son’s final stretch (only one com­pe­ti­tion left to go!), The Noth­ing With­in has received anoth­er award. Writer’s Digest hosts one of the most ven­er­a­ble com­pe­ti­tions for self-pub­lished authors. In its 28th Annu­al Self-Pub­lished...
Semifinalist: SPFBO

Semifinalist: SPFBO

The Noth­ing With­in is a semi­fi­nal­ist in the Self-Pub­lished Fan­ta­sy Blog-Off (SPFBO). A big “thank you” to The Cri­tiquing Chemist for giv­ing it such a pos­i­tive review. Some­how I’m still pleas­ant­ly sur­prised every time some­body enjoys it. About the...
NIEA: The Nothing Within Named Best SF Novel of the Year

NIEA: The Nothing Within Named Best SF Novel of the Year

Great news: The Noth­ing With­in has been named the best sci­ence fic­tion book of the year by the 14th annu­al Nation­al Indie Excel­lence Awards (NIEA). The NIEA rec­og­nizes works pub­lished by small press­es, mid-size inde­pen­dent pub­lish­ers, uni­ver­si­ty...
Eric Hoffer Book Award

Eric Hoffer Book Award

Award sea­son is here! Late last month, I announced that The Noth­ing With­in was named a final­ist in the Fore­word INDIES Book of the Year Awards. (The final announce­ment of win­ners is pend­ing.) This week, the Eric Hof­fer Book Award announced its hon­orees. The...
Audiobook and Author Interview Released

Audiobook and Author Interview Released

Back in Decem­ber, Tan­tor Media bought the audio­book rights for The Noth­ing Within—and now the audio­book is out. It’s avail­able in all the usu­al places: Ama­zon Apple Audi­ble Audiobooks.com Google Play Over­drive I’m very hap­py with the pro­duc­tion. Many...
Foreword INDIES Finalist

Foreword INDIES Finalist

Cool beans. This week, The Noth­ing With­in was rec­og­nized as a final­ist for the 22nd annu­al Fore­word INDIES Book of the Year Awards. You can see the nom­i­na­tion on the Sci­ence Fic­tion cat­e­go­ry page. (Also, see that pho­to mon­tage at the top of this post?...
Audiobook Agreement with Tantor Media

Audiobook Agreement with Tantor Media

Some excit­ing news today. Tan­tor Media Tan­tor Media is an audio­book pro­duc­tion com­pa­ny. Their library includes many award-win­ning books and New York Times best sell­ers, and they work with a pool of over 400 expe­ri­enced audio­book nar­ra­tors. What...