Happy Holidays (2015)

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Wow, is it that time already? Yep, the end of 2015 is upon us. Well, this will be my last blog post for the year, which has been incredibly busy with the release of a half dozen books and becoming a multi-genre author. But 2016 will be even better! Have a Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Year’s …

Favorite Blog Post #4: Cyberpunk Reimagined

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There’s nothing like creating and then launching a new series. Liquid Cool is my third and it was so much fun to do. I wanted to do a cyberpunk detective novel, but more than that, I wanted to “re-imagine” cyberpunk for 2015 and beyond, as explained in fan favorite blog post, Cyberpunk Re-Imagined. #Cyberpunk #ScienceFiction #BladeRunner

The Sleepy Hollow Horrors (Blog Tour and Giveaway)

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Sleepy Hollow. Washington Irving wrote the classic horror short in 1820. It was made into a popular Disney movie in 1949 and played decade after decade afterwards, a Hollywood movie by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, and currently a JJ Abrahms American television series in its third season. Loved the book and the Disney movie, the Tim Burton was …

Liquid Cool: The Characters (The Villains)

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Superman has Lex Luther. Professor X has Magneto. Bat Man has the Joker. Sherlock Holmes has Moriarity. Every good protagonist needs a good antagonist. Well, in Metropolis there isn’t one, but a seemingly endless stream of them. In my cyberpunk, corporations are not the bad guy. That was considered “edgy” prognosticating back in the 1980s–we know better now. In my …

Liquid Cool: The Characters (Good Guys)

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The core of any ongoing story is its protagonists–the person or persons that we follow through its world, and that we get emotionally invested in. It is also through the protagonist’s eyes that we experience the story. In Liquid Cool, the reader will be introduced to a wide array of unique characters, some good, some bad, and some we really …

The Liquid Cool $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

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For those of us in the United States, we’re back from our long Labor Day weekend. In my last post, I revealed the great cover for my new cyberpunk (sci-fi) detective series, Liquid Cool. It features our hero detective–Cruz, the Private Eye–and gives you a taste of its stylish and high-tech but low-life world.  I’ve coined the dual terms of …

Liquid Cool on Pinterest

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As any author knows, social media can be one of the biggest time-sucks around if you’re not disciplined. At the beginning of this year, I made a big change as far as my social media. I gave up on Facebook for Pinterest. Now, Facebook is still huge, but for many of us (businesses) using their Fan Page, the dramatic changes …