Celebrating 25 years of DemiCon

DemiCon will be celebrating its Silver Anniversary May 2nd – 4th, 2014 in Des Moines, IA. I’m really excited to return to this awesome con. Great people, well organized, amazing room parties – it’s a lot of fun. Even better,…

Visioncon 2014 in Branson MO was Awesome!

I had concerns about going to Visioncon 2014. The old hotel in Springfield, MO shut down so the venue moved to Branson. Unfortunately, that meant some of the regular attendees wouldn’t be able to make it. I was also worried…

David and Cristi

Cons and Costumes

Shortly after publishing my first fantasy novel, Angst I began looking for some way to promote it other than Twitter. I really wanted to meet people who loved fantasy and science fiction as much as I do. My goal wasn’t…

Wrecking Ball

2013 Came In Like a Wrecking Ball

Holy crap what happened to 2013! There I was working hard to complete the rough draft of Buried in Angst and BAM! 2013 came in like a wrecking ball and my creative energies are suddenly focused on cheap, er, thoughtful…

Apple Bite

I Don’t Hate Twilight

I had to step away from writing for a couple of weeks because of the day job and am just now shaking off some stress and a few very late nights. The air is pretty sweet now that my head…

sequels

I Love Sequels!

I totally nerd-out when I find out one of my favorite books or movies is going to reproduce into a series, but not everyone feels the same. Angry Nerd on Wired ranted about Pixar being a sell-out because of producing…

I think I made a mistake

I’ve got 8,000 Twitter followers now and it’s easy to lose people in the mob. I follow those with similar interests, they follow me back, and some of them even try Angst. I actually try to pick out people from…

Angst Cover

Angst Is An Amazon Bestseller!

I do a LOT of marketing for my fantasy novels Angst and Buried in Angst, probably more than I should. I enjoy that side of it, and it makes me feel like I’m doing something when not writing. Despite my…