Liquid Cool Release Explosion: Blade Gunner!

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My Liquid Cool new release explosion is next month! Liquid Cool Book Two: Blade Gunner will be here! The response to my sci-fi/cyberpunk, private detective series has been phenomenal and I haven’t even begun the real promotion for the series. The simple reason was I only had the debut novel. But in March 2017, there will be four novels! Yes, it’s …

Hello 2017! The Joy of Writing Madness

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It’s 2017! Hope you had a great Christmas and New Year’s holiday! It’s also the beginning of Year 5 for me as an independent author, with 11 published titles. So what’s the plan for 2017? To better answer that question, I had to review what my main push was for 2016—build up my author business in preparation for this year. …

And the Winner Is? (My Next New Series)

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Last month, I had asked my readers and fans by email and in (my previous) blog post to help me pick the project that would be my next series. I have three now: The After Eden Series (sci-fi), The Sleepy Hollow Horrors (classic horror/paranormal), and Liquid Cool (cyberpunk/detective thriller). Overwhelming, the choice was for…fantasy! I was surprised but one respondent …

#TWD Returns and Help Me Pick the Next Big Thing!

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Now it’s time for something scary. No, I don’t mean America’s presidential election. I mean tomorrow’s return of AMC’s The Walking Dead. Yes, I’m a big fan and have been since it began seven seasons ago. Here’s a past blog post from two years ago about the series: Top Five Reasons Why The Walking Dead Is Great Drama! What’s Next? …

Thy Kingdom Fall and Prophecy

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April 4, 2013 is when I became a published author. I hadn’t written a word of fiction in over 15 years and then I released Thy Kingdom Fall, Book 1 of my epic, international, science fiction After Eden series (subtitled: The Genesis of World War III). Four months later, I released Stars and Scorpions, Book 2 of the series. These …

Serious Science Fiction: The Digital Technology Time Bomb?

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Is it just me or the number of hacks into public databases seem to be growing? Even more disturbing is that it’s not merely mom-and-pop businesses, but multi-national corporations; and it’s not just some local government office but the Social Security Administration, the FBI, and even the White House. Article: Hackers stole Social Security Numbers from 21.5 Million, Gov’t Admits …

Cyberpunk Reimagined

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Yes, I’m writing a new science fiction series in a sub-genre called cyberpunk. Authors like Philip K. Dick and William Gibson are the most famous; the singular greatest movie of the genre is Ridley’s Scott’s classic Blade Runner from 1982. A few months back, I surveyed my own list of readers and fans to be surprised by the interest in …

First Blog Tour and Giveaway of 2015–A Great Success!

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Hope everyone had a great Easter weekend. Well, last month was crazy! But it was a good crazy with my “Nice Horrible Things” Blog Tour and $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway. I want to thank everyone who entered the giveaway. Out of over 10,000 people, we had three winners: Ron G., Lori D., and Amy O. Congratulations! It was our …