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Predicting the Future

Monday, July 31st, 2017 @ 10:47 pm | Comments Off

While doing final line-edits for THE FORSAKEN THRONE, I discovered that I'd mis-attributed a quote to Abraham Lincoln in my author's note. The quote is "The best way to predict the future is to invent it" and it was actually said by a guy working for Xerox Parc, the team... Read More

Launch for Hollow Crown and where I was

Friday, June 23rd, 2017 @ 9:31 pm | 1Comments

Life has interesting ups and downs and some unexpected turns. When I was finishing The Hollow Crown, I couldn't have predicted where I would be when the book was released. For me, Pub Days are usually pretty quiet. I don't do launch parties, book signings, or stuff like that. I'm... Read More

Cover Reveal: The Forsaken Throne (Kingfountain book#6)

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 @ 7:00 am | 9Comments

Like many of you, I hate having to wait a long time in between books from a series that I want to read. So how cool is it that the cover art is done for Book 6 of the Kingfountain series. http://amzn.to/2ql5oTe Read More

Cover Reveal: The Silent Shield (Kingfountain book#5)

Monday, March 6th, 2017 @ 4:21 pm | 1Comments

So excited to reveal the next book cover. I'm so thrilled with the talent of Shasti O'Leary-Soudant who has created all the covers of the Kingfountain series. Book 5 is pretty intense. If you don't want any spoilers, then don't read the description! But by all means, enjoy the cover... Read More

Cover Reveal: The Maid’s War (Kingfountain prequel)

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 @ 6:28 pm | 3Comments

I'm super excited to share with you the fantastic cover art for my next book: The Maid's War. This is the one I mentioned in my previous blog post. It is a novel I was inspired to write based on Ankarette, the queen's poisoner, that so many of you know... Read More

One Million Words

Thursday, August 4th, 2016 @ 9:48 pm | 2Comments

I created this blog 10 years ago to document my journey to publication. It's really not worth reading chronologically, but I recently went back to a post I made on June 28, 2006. At that point in my life, I had recently shut down Deep Magic. I... Read More

Back home and ready for the launch of VOID

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 @ 3:58 pm | 5Comments

I had a great time at New York Comic Con last weekend. There was a huge banner for the upcoming Shannara Chronicles show as well as over 160,000 visitors. Being an introvert, it was a bit overwhelming, but I had a great time signing books, my new graphic novel, and... Read More

Special announcement: Muirwood is part of Kindle Worlds

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 @ 9:21 pm | Comments Off

I've been keeping this a secret for almost a year. That's especially difficult when I'm so excited about it. Before I left my day-job, I was approached by the folks running Kindle Worlds with the idea of opening up the world of Muirwood for others to write in. I'm absolutely thrilled to announce... Read More

Comic Con New York 2014!

Saturday, September 6th, 2014 @ 6:10 pm | Comments Off

It's official - I'll be attending Comic Con in New York next month! My publisher invited me to participate in a panel, so I will be on my way to New York the second week of October. I've been to Manhattan twice before and it is truly an exciting city... Read More

Guest Blog by Jason Sheehan: Chekhov’s Gun and Duncan’s Briefcase

Friday, October 4th, 2013 @ 10:47 am | Comments Off

by Jason Sheehan (author of A Private Little War and Tales from the Radiation Age)

 

Chekhov’s Gun and Duncan’s Briefcase

Two observations on the dramatic lives of inanimate objects

Anton Chekhov is having something of a moment. Thanks to the finale of Breaking Bad,... Read More