Mother to a slain child… Hunted for her power… Some fear her… Others adore her… Those who know her best have named her… Nadya the Deathless Episode 8 in the Hollow Empire series Now available on Amazon.
In a far and ancient land, Emperor Chakran dreams of conquest. His desire to resurrect the evil, world-ending Ur casts a dark shadow across an unsuspecting world. But as his army butchers its way across the realm, leaving only a vast, storm-riddled graveyard in its wake, a small band of warriors rises up to oppose […]
Eaters of the Light Sequel to Darkness Between the Stars AND Shadow of Forever. The first chapter is free to read right here.
Deep readers, consumers of dark fantasy, lovers of epic tales… My massive trilogy, Tyrants of the Dead, is now available as a three-book Kindle set. * The Tyrants series contains three epic stories. Each can be read on its own or as part of a larger, darker adventure. * Of course, the individual books are available […]
A young man from the drowned village of Veni wanders along the sea until he comes to the city of Tessera. The Old Man takes him in and urges him to explore the ancient town, where nothing and no one are as they seem… Old Man of Tessera also appears in the spooky novella, The […]
The stars will fall, one after another. Their last light will be an echo of everything that could have been… …but now fades out of reach… The Eaters of the Light All three books are now available here. A fun glossary for the Eaters of the Light series is here.
Me: “You don’t have the guts to break up with her.” The World: “Hold my beer.” Read J Edward Neill’s ‘101 BEST Reasons to Break Up.’ And if you love breakup stories so much you want 300 of ’em, try this on for size:
Little Joff always dreams of the stars. He knows something is out there, but he’s not sure what it is. Because there is something out there. And one day, after all the dreams of his childhood fade, Joff will sit on a ship as it spirals through the void. Alone. With all the time in the […]
For the modern day self-published author, cover art can be an expensive investment. Artists routinely charge $300-$700 for custom-made art, which can cripple modest budgets and drive authors to empty out their bank accounts. And yet… Every book needs a good cover. To hook readers, it’s crucial. The old saying ‘Never judge a book by its cover’ doesn’t apply anymore. […]
In the old world city of Ellerae, one person goes missing every day. Poor little Mia doesn’t stand a chance. Or does she? Let the Bodies – A creepy short story follow-up to chilling tale, Old Man of Tessera. Let the Bodies will appear in anthology book UnCommon Evil – Release date Feb 20th, 2018. Preorder Uncommon Evil […]
My name is Callista Lightbringer. Although I’m not human, I am humanity’s last hope. For a thousand years, I’ve warred against the star-killing Strigoi. I’ve destroyed billions. I’ve snuffed hundreds of their hollow, vampiric planets. It’s not enough. Alone, I must find the source of the Strigoi power. I must venture deeper into space than […]
The First Immortal * I walked the streets of a city I hadn’t seen in two-hundred years. And I felt thousands of people watching me. If Sumer’s crowds were passionate, it felt easy to forgive them. They knew me only from the stories they’d read, the outlandish tales their parents had told, and the exaggerations […]
Oops, I did it again. Over six weeks during a rainy autumn, I collected hundreds of break-up stories from friends, strangers, Facebook pals, random people on Twitter & Instagram, and several tipsy folks at the local bar. And then…just because…I cleaned the stories up and put them into this book: Every story is true. Some […]
A few weeks ago I got super sarcastic with my list of alternative movie blurbs. Now that I’ve made fun of everyone else’s artistic work, it’s time I turn the cannon on myself. Here’s everything I’ve ever written, but with smartass descriptions. Have fun… Hollow Empire – Night of Knives – Five homeless people with crappy hygiene do their best to […]
* ‘The Oracle’ is also the cover of the novella – The Hecatomb: * For more, go here.
(Nov 1, 2017 update!!! – I’ve now used the new Amazon KDP service extensively. My commentary regarding my personal experience appears at the bottom of this article.) * * * Authors who use Amazon’s Createspace or KDP services might want to take a look at the new option recently released. Apparently Amazon has decided to […]
A thousand years from today, nearly all of humanity is jacked-In. We sleep, connected to machines, dreaming our lives away. For most people, it’s the perfect life. But for the few who never jacked-In, it’s exile. Abandoned, persecuted, and betrayed, the Outs plot their vengeance across the centuries. And when they open the Door, only […]
During a blazing hot summer, I interviewed nearly four-hundred people. At bars, on the street, via Facebook. I took their 101 funniest, weirdest, and most off-the-wall break-up stories… …and slammed them all into this book: 101 Reasons to Break Up Read it. Laugh at it. Review the hell out of it. Here’s nine sample break-ups. […]
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