Not long ago I was in a hardware store in a small town not far from our farm. I was with my son buying plumbing parts for a water project for the farm. Robert and I were at the register with our PVC valves, couplers, and adapters when the clerk, a friendly local fellow named Buck, started […]
Now is Better…
As a “Plain” person who lives off-grid, I’m not usually willing to admit that there are many things in this modern world that I think are better than the way it used to be. There are some things… Febreze, plush toilet paper, and the Internet can sure be handy… but my point is that […]
When Fiction Informs Us
Deliberate Living I’ve been interviewed… shoot… I don’t know how many times in the last year. Half a hundred maybe? Maybe more. Many of those interviews are linked over on the left side of this page. One of the most oft asked questions always goes something like this “As an off-grid ‘plain’ person, how do […]
My Big Plan
The impending launch of Brother, Frankenstein is getting a lot of attention. Pennsylvania, the novel I launched exactly a year earlier did so very well for an Indie title, that there are high expectations for Brother, Frank. And if the early reviews and comments mean anything, the expectations are crazy high… And almost every review […]
Launch Date 4/29… Brother, Frankenstein on the Launch Pad
I’ve never had a novel as anticipated as Brother, Frankenstein. So I have a lot to talk to you about, since now… now, we finally have a launch date.
Some Books You Should Get Today…
The Dark Knight (the sequel to The Red King) and Texocalypse Now, the offering penned by me in collaboration with Nick Cole, have gotten a lot of attention. But there were three other books launched on Feb. 23rd that I think you will really enjoy. So check out these three awesome books and put them on your device today. You’ll thank me!
A New Book Bundle with a MB Book you’ve probably never read…
So this is extremely cool. I’m in this new book bundle called “Tales of Future Past” which includes a bundle of 8 books including such awesome authors as Kevin J. Anderson (Alternitech) and Erik Wecks (Aetna Adrift). The book I have in this bundle is FUTURITY, a time travel novel you’ve probably never read before since it is not currently available for sale.
The Best Sci-Fi Thriller Cover You’ve Seen in a Long Time
So many people are asking me about the Brother, Frankenstein cover, that I wanted to put a permanent landing page with the info about the cover so authors and others can go straight to the artist!
Get Weird Now!
This is it! The new multi-writer world of Apocalypse Weird launches today! Five new books (including the sequel to The Red King) are now available… The Dark Knight by Nick Cole The story begun in The Red King continues as survivors band together to build a modern-day castle against a tide of dark forces overrunning […]
Brother, Frankenstein Info and Questions Answered!
I created something of a stir the other day with the reveal of the Brother, Frankenstein cover, so I figured I’d take a moment and answer a few questions I’m getting peppered with since the reveal.
The Mud Years
This whole thing is a metaphor. It still works and is true the way it’s written, but sometimes I’m too subtle so… this whole thing is a metaphor. We live completely off-grid on an off-grid farm in an off-grid community. The grid really doesn’t have much to do with my topic today, but I thought […]
The Book Launch Secrets Webinar… Supersized
Well, we’re doing the webinar again, only this time the thing is super-sized with two added modules. And get this, if you paid to get the original webinar, you get the new stuff for free. It’s kind of crazy.