Are you tired of my book, yet? Well strap in, because y’all gotta make it to Friday and I have some cool stuff to share. I chatted with Mark over at Bloody Good Reads about book inspiration for I Have Asked To Be Where No Storms Come (out July 29!), story origins, and the evil man made me choose only three (three!) bloody good reads to recommend! Listen here to find out!
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Some like their spreads with cheese, others like their spreads with cards, Myself, I like my spreads book-shaped, and the cover’s looking real nice! Paperback pre-orders open on Wednesday, July 27. If you’re thinking, “Like whoa dude-man, that’s like super close to the release date, I’ll just wait,” then stop, hesitate, and listen. Pre-orders show buyer interest and nothing makes our capitalistic society as hungry as that. So, sure, you could wait… Read More
Comparative titles and blurbs. They’re a pain. Genre feels like a marketing game and sometimes it’s hard to pin your book into one category or another, especially if you’re like me and your elevator pitch attempts sound like, “Imagine Supernatural crossed with Lonesome Dove but like in an alternative history like American Hippo, and with a creature feature like in The Only Good Indians but, like, more dark fantasy slash weird west… Read More
Category: Blog Posts, Uncategorized Tags: alternative History, blurb writing, comparative titles, Crystal Lake Publishing, Dark Fantasy, dark fantasy western, genre, I Have Asked To Be Where No Storms Come, New Book, New Release, The Dark Tower, Weird West
It’s allliiive!! I’m delighted that the cover for I Have Asked To Be Where No Storms Come is out in the world! Artist Felipe Knoll did a fantastic job taking my character descriptions, world building, and long winded emails to parse it into this stunning image. Preorders will be up soon, but the book will be available in print and ebook on July 29, 2022. So, I’ll be blathering on about it… Read More
In 2021, I was thrilled that Crystal Lake Publishing chose to publish my dark fantasy western horror novel, I Have Asked To Be Where No Storms Come. The standalone novel will be released July 29, 2022 (coming really soon – cue excited and anxious tyrannosaurus rex screech). I started writing this… Egad, in 2014/2015 as a side project to procrastinate on my other book I was writing, Sharks of the Wasteland (Outland… Read More
Hello dear reader — it’s been a while, hasn’t it? I assume you’re been like me: surviving the pandemic, pondering your life purpose, procrastinating on writing by joining three book clubs (seriously, I was in three virtual book clubs at once… Apparently I’m desperate to connect with my fellow bookworms. Don’t worry, I paired it down to one). I did play pandemic bingo and almost got a blackout. I got a sweet… Read More