2022: The Year I Drove Without A Steering Wheel

I had 2022 planned out like Tony Robbins was driving the car and we were on our way to the land of success. My goals were reachable, mapped out, and I was excited…until Tony jumped out of the car with the steering wheel and yelled, “I’m out!” Watson’s Worlds Book Two I’ll start with the […]

Free Writing Software for Writers

You want to write and publish a book but you’re on a tight budget and software doesn’t come cheap? Good news! There are some great free writing apps for writers you can use right now. In my last software roundup, I shared the applications that are a part of my writing workflow. Some of that […]

Hosting Our First Room Party at Demicon

Cristi Demicon Room Party

Demicon in Des Moines, Iowa is always fun. My lovely and patient wife, Angie, and my dear friend, Cristi, joined me for this year’s shenanigans. There were many highlights, but most of our time was spent trying something new. In 2020, I decided to stop being a vendor at cons due to complications with Parkinson’s. […]

Las Vegas Adventure 2022

Celebrate Cristi

In late 2020, the threat of COVID was waning and word spread that Las Vegas was opening up. I immediately got the bug to go.

Up to Something

This will be a building year as I plan for that exit, because after I part ways with my job, I’ll be writing full time.

The Batman – A 3 Hour Review for a 3 Hour Movie

One of my favorite things about Batman in comics is that every artist has a slightly different take. Denny O’Neil and Neal Adams defined Batman’s look for ages, while Frank Miller painted Batman as an older and beastly grim figure. The same can be said for the movies. Michael Keaton’s Batman had all the gadgets, […]

Entriss Online Audiobook Available Now

Entriss Online Audiobook

Entriss Online is available today on audiobook! Get your copy on Audible, Amazon and Apple. The performance by Alex Knox is incredible. He does an amazing job bringing the book to life. Special thanks to Podium Audio for producing this audiobook. You can listen to a clip of Alex’s performance below. Entriss Online Audiobook Trailer […]

How Was Your Day?

Family Dinner

My parents ingrained good habits in me, and one was asking my kids about their day. Sometimes they’d lament, or be effusive, but I always asked. I wanted to know, like my parents did. Dinner was the only time we all slowed down enough to be together and talk. Mom and Dad would ask, and […]

Apps I Use To Write And Publish Books – Plottr, Scrivener and Vellum

Tools I Use Plottr Scrivener Vellum

You’ll find lots of tools out there to help you write books, and there is no wrong way to do it. Below you will find three apps that I use as a part of my writing and publishing workflow. Plottr, Scrivener, and Vellum. I’ve included brief descriptions of what the application does, and something I […]

Apps I Use To Write And Publish Books – Things and Evernote

Tools I Use Evernote Things

You’ll find lots of tools out there to help you write books, and there is no wrong way to do it. Below you will find two apps that I use as a part of my writing and publishing workflow. Things and Evernote. I’ve included brief descriptions of what the application does, and something I like […]