Congratulations to my friend Scott William Carter for winning the Oregon Book Award. His terrific Young Adult novel, The Last Great Getaway of the Water Balloon Boys, won the Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature. Check out Scott’s work, both his novels and short stories. He’s an excellent writer.
Four more of my stories are now available in all electronic formats through Pentucket Publishing. If you’re looking for categories, three of them are horror (though one with some very dark humor) and the other a humorous fantasy. One of them, “Baby One More Time,” prompted the following review: “For sheer outrageousness, few writers beat Dave’s […]
In a recent post, I mentioned that I had just returned from a writers’ workshop. A non-writer friend of mine — yes, I do have friends who aren’t writers — said, “Why are you still going to workshops? I thought you sold a novel. Do you still need that stuff?” The answer for me was easy. When […]
I’ve been sharing blurbs for Cracking the Ice, my novel due out in early June and here’s another. (A blurb is that glowing quote that when potential readers see it on the cover, prompts them to plunk down their hard-earned cash.) This one comes from Richard Harris, who graciously gave of his time to talk to me about his experiences […]
The wheels are indeed churning. My novel Cracking the Ice hit Publisher’s Marketplace last Friday with the following announcement in its “Deals” section. Dave Hendrickson’s CRACKING THE ICE, delving into the perilous world of a phenomenal black teen hockey player who accepts a scholarship to an all-white prep school in New England in 1968 during the […]