I finally get to hold my words (and so can you!)

As a first-time author, I had dreamed about getting the first copies of my debut novel, Deep Background. Thought about finally getting to hold it in my hands. Imagined what it would be like to flip through the pages. I finally got […]

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Just finalized the edits for Deep Background

I just emailed my publisher’s design director and gave my final approval on the pages of Deep Background! If I understand the process correctly, I will get an e-proof to look for cosmetic changes. After that gets approved, my debut novel will […]

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Newspaper editing versus novel editing

I’ve heard it said that journalists are the prostitutes of the literary world, turning quick tricks for low pay. I have a stronger appreciation for that joke having completed my first novel and got it about five yards away from the end […]

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‘Deep Background’ is available for pre-order!

  We’ll still have to wait until December 6 to hold it in our hands, but physical copies of my debut novel, Deep Background, is now available for pre-order through my publisher, Black Rose Writing! And, if you use the promo code […]

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Recommended: My Sister’s Grave by Robert Dugoni

I have recommended, and will continue to recommend, My Sister’s Grave to everyone I know who reads novels. The novel introduces the world to Tracy Crosswhite, a sharpshooting Seattle detective whose kid sister was murdered in their youth. As many procedurals do, […]

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