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Saturday, April 13th, 2019 @ 10:03 pm | Comments Off

Thank you for stopping by. I wanted to share some news first of all. The last short story I've written about Ankarette from the Kingfountain series will be coming out in a stand-alone Kindle version. She's one of my all-time favorite characters and a fan favorite as well. In fact,... Read More

The Power of Short Stories

Thursday, February 21st, 2019 @ 11:18 pm | Comments Off

You know, short stories have been on my brain recently. I invited my bud Charlie Holmberg here to blog about them a few months ago. I also finished reading, for the first time, Stephen King’s memoir “On Writing” and he had some really practical advice to new writers about starting... Read More

Cover Reveal – Harbinger Book 5 (Broken Veil)

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 @ 3:34 pm | Comments Off

This is it! The final cover art reveal for the last book in the Harbinger series. I can't wait to share the final chapters of this saga with you. It's going to be epic! Book 5 of The Harbinger Series: Broken Veil (coming June 11, 2019) Enjoy!   Pre-order now:... Read More

Guest blog: Charlie N Holmberg

Friday, January 4th, 2019 @ 8:45 pm | Comments Off

I'm pleased to announce a guest blog today from my good friend Charlie N Holmberg. She and I taught a class together last spring at the Storymakers 2018 conference called "The Anatomy of a Short Story". She's a great presenter and we had a lot of fun delivering the class... Read More

A new Kingfountain story

Friday, November 16th, 2018 @ 9:06 pm | Comments Off

In the author's note at the end of The Poisoner's Enemy, I promised to write one more story about one of my all-time favorite characters--Ankarette Tryneowy, the Queen's Poisoner. I'm pleased to announce that it ended up being more than a short story, more like a novella, and it will... Read More

Adventures in China

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 @ 9:00 pm | Comments Off

I'm back home again! I've just returned from a month-long visit to China, where I was invited to be part of the 2018 International Writing Program in Beijing. It was truly an amazing experience. This was my 3rd time to China (the previous two visits happened when I worked at... Read More

Cover Reveal – Harbinger Book 4 (Prism Cloud)

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 @ 10:55 pm | Comments Off

I'll say it, this is my favorite cover so far in this series. It my even be my favorite book in the series too. Book 4 of The Harbinger Series: Prism Cloud (coming March 5, 2019) Enjoy!   Pre-order now: https://amzn.to/2D7J7jV Read More

New adventures

Saturday, August 18th, 2018 @ 10:15 pm | Comments Off

A few days ago, I was reminded unexpectedly about how many adventures we go through in our lives. Some we see coming. Others catch us by surprise. But often we come across mile-markers on the road of life that remind us of where we've come from, or signs that point... Read More

Childhood Memories

Friday, June 15th, 2018 @ 10:38 pm | Comments Off

Can you remember where you were when you saw Star Wars for the first time? I can. I was at the Century theaters in San Jose, California in 1977. The movie theater looked like the Death Star and my imagination was fired up when the music began and then a... Read More

Cover reveal: Book 2 of the Harbinger Series

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 @ 8:20 pm | Comments Off

I know book 1 isn't even out yet, but here's the cover reveal for book 2 of the new Harbinger Series. I hope it continues to broaden the scope of your imagination as you see things in this world that you haven't seen before. Read More