Monthly Archives: January 2011

A short story sale!

My short story “The Floater” has sold to an anthology called Bride of the Golem.  I really like this story and hope you will too.  There’s no set publication date right now, but I’ll provide updates as they become available.

The first known preorder

I didn’t think it was even possible to preorder Cracking the Ice yet, but it is and I’ve gotten my first one.  🙂 I mentioned the book in a casual online conversation with Cindie Geddes, a friend and very talented writer in her own right (Flying Hand Writing Services, Lucky Bat Books, and writer of  Beach […]

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A look back on 2010

What a year! I sold my first novel, Cracking the Ice, to WestSide Books.  It will be appearing in May, 2011. That all by itself makes 2010 a watershed year. I also sold three short stories: “Age is a Four-Letter Word,” “A Simple Matter of Priorities,” and “Blue Note Heaven.” I wrote another novel, several proposals, […]

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Free Fiction

Take advantage of the free stories being posted by Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch regularly on their websites.  (See the permanent links to their websites on the sidebar.)  Also by Steve and Chris York at