2021 Readers’ Favorite Winner

Readers' Favorite announced their winners, and the Child of Chaos took home the gold medal for 2021's YA Epic Fantasy category. I'm blown away. Readers' Favorite is a major award. Not only does it get a fair amount of media attention, but they have a big awards ceremony in Miami every year where winners are... Continue Reading →

The Game of War Cover Reveal

Once again, I worked with the wonderful folks at Miblart to bring to life the cover of the prequel to the Chronicles of Chaos: The Game of War. This book tells the story of a young Dantess becoming the priest of War that we know in the Child of Chaos, and the cover image depicts... Continue Reading →

The Child of Chaos 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 →

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 →

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