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High Plains Book Awards

The news came out yesterday that This Is What I Want is a finalist in the fiction category of the 2016 High Plains Book Awards. It’s my third finalist designation—the previous ones were for Quantum Physics and the Art of Departure in 2012 (short stories) and 600 Hours of Edward in 2010 (winner in the First […]

I’m getting older. You should get books.

  Sometime here in the next twenty-four hours or so, I’ll embark on a new trip around the sun. There’s a lot I could say about adding another year to the odometer. I’ve certainly never been above doing so before. But it occurs to me at my advanced age that true joy lies not in […]

100K

When it comes to the book business and how I comport myself, I’m a man of guiding principles: 1. Write what’s in my heart, not what I calculate to be the quickest route to sales, notoriety, etc. 2. Connect with readers, not other authors. 3. Don’t get in back-and-forths with critics. They have their role, […]

Catching up

Some news and notes on various fronts. I’ve been really busy these past few weeks–with the promise of more busy-ness to come–and haven’t had time to get to this stuff until now: 600 HOURS OF EDWARD is out, and doing swimmingly. In just over a month since it’s re-release, it has garnered about 25 new, […]