Cover Reveal (Again)

When it came time to design the Game of War's cover, I returned to first principals. I heard some advice that the author's passion and vision should drive the novel's concept, but should steer clear of the cover. Instead, the cover should be driven by the market. I did not follow that advice for the... Continue Reading →

Mysterium Store Open for Business

You can now order the paperback of the Child of Chaos for the same price that will be posted on Amazon, but this edition will be signed by the author! What's more, you can pre-order the hardback as well. Since my printer is slow and I'm not exactly sure when I'll receive those special editions,... Continue Reading →

The Child of Chaos launch date!

The Child of Chaos now has a launch date, and it's Sunday August 16. Why that day? Because some web site said that Sundays are 1% better than any other day to launch a book. So why not? You can pre-order the ebook now from Amazon. The paperback will also be available on launch date,... Continue Reading →

The Child of Chaos Cover Reveal!

It's here. After a couple of decades of writing this book, it's finally going to ship. And it now has a beautiful cover to grace its pages. Cindy Wentzell is an artist I worked with on many, many projects back at Legend Entertainment. You can see her work scattered throughout this site on games like... Continue Reading →

Piers Anthony Review!

One of the things I did to promote my upcoming book was to send it out to a few authors in the field of fantasy. One of them was Piers Anthony. Piers is a fantasy legend. His books introduced me to the genre when I was in high school. I devoured every series, like Xanth,... Continue Reading →

The Game of War (prequel)

Even though I've been working on this title for a while, I haven't said anything here about it. Well, that has to change. Meet the Game of War, the prequel YA fantasy novel to the Child of Chaos! According to many of my early readers, one of the most interesting supporting characters in Child of... Continue Reading →

Guess who’s talking?

I was honored to be asked on Joe Compton’s Young Adult panel on Go Indie Now! It was a little intimidating, given that this was my first podcast as an author and I was in the company of some very accomplished writers in the genre (although I argue that YA isn’t exactly a genre). I... Continue Reading →

Everything Changes

Changes are what editing is all about! Today, I completed my editorial edit of my YA manuscript, the Child of Chaos. It addressed a bunch of issues identified by my eagle-eyed beta readers. Let me be clear: while I'm very proud of this work of fiction, it would not be nearly the story it is... Continue Reading →

Happy 20th, Wheel of Time!

Can you believe that it has been 20 years since Legend Entertainment Company released the original Wheel of Time computer game? It’s true, and a walk through the wayback machine confirms it. To get this out of the way, if you’re a fan of the game and you find yourself here, then you have no... Continue Reading →

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