Summer 2016 Projects Update

There are several projects in the works right now that I can’t wait to wrap up and let the world see. Before I talk about those, let’s touch base on what’s been happening over the past few months. First, my novel A Darkling Nine has been sent to several agents…. Continue reading

Book Sale for Phoenix Rescue Mission Starts Today

For the third consecutive year, I will be donating all proceeds from sales of my indie-published works this week to Phoenix Rescue Mission. This charity feeds the homeless of Phoenix, Arizona. I do this the last full week of September so I have time to get the money to PRM… Continue reading

Monday Status Report 4-15-13

I did not work on fiction at all this past week, though I have been chewing on ideas for the sequel to Rigel Kentaurus. That book originally had the working title Barnard’s Star, but the plot falling together is not supporting that title. The working title is now Proxima Centauri…. Continue reading

Scottsdale Library Focus Group

Tuesday evening, I attended a focus group at the Scottsdale Library. Here is the invitation I received from them. The Scottsdale Public Library invites you to participate in a focus group session on public libraries and e-book content. We are interested in getting your view on a variety of topics… Continue reading

Charity Book Sale 2012 Results

First of all, a big thanks to everyone who participated. Without you, nothing happens. I must confess I am a bit disappointed in how the second annual book sale went. This is where I donate proceeds from the purchase of my books to Phoenix Rescue Mission, a charity that feeds… Continue reading

Charity Book Sale 2012

Tomorrow starts the last week of September, and I’m doing my charity book sale again this year. If you buy my books between September 24 and September 30, the proceeds will be donated to Phoenix Rescue Mission, a charity to feed the homeless in Phoenix, Arizona. A list of links… Continue reading

Walmart to Stop Selling Kindle

Walmart recently announced that it will stop selling the Kindle in its stores. Analysts figure this is partly to prevent what is known as showrooming, where customers look at a product in the physical store and then buy it online. Analysts also believe Walmart is taking Amazon as a serious… Continue reading

Book Review – Tiger Lily by K. Bird Lincoln

Tiger Lily, by K. Bird Lincoln, is the story of a young adult woman, Lily of the Valley, set in a culture much like ancient Japan. The culture is similar enough to Japan’s to fool all but the astute non-native, but the author does give a caveat up front. Lily… Continue reading