Weighted Blanket for the Win!

This is my wife, covered with the best Christmas present of 2018: a 15-pound Hypnoser weighted blanket. I got the idea from my daughter, who bought one earlier this year and loved it. I had no idea if my wife would. But when I put it on her for...

Another One Bites the Dust

It’s sad when any business ends, but even sadder when a bookstore closes its doors. That’s about to happen to Greetings and Readings in Hunt Valley, MD. Their last day is Jan. 20 of next year. It’s especially sad for me because I had a book signing for “99...

Where It All Started

Kitty Hawk, NC. The year: 1903. The first flight of the Wright Flyer, Orville and Wilbur’s airplane. It’s maybe my favorite picture of all time. I doubt they had any idea what they were kicking off. Amazingly, just eight years later, their idea had advanced enough that planes were...

A New Look for a New Year

Welcome to my new look! It seemed appropriate that as we move into 2019, I update the look and feel of the website. I liked the old site, but this one will work better for me, I think. More functions are automated, saving me a lot of time. And...

Links for the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off

In my previous entry, I mentioned how stoked I was to be named a finalist in the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off. Well, I’m still stoked! One reason is because “The Anointed,” my book, is in competition with so many other great fantasy novels. Today, I wanted to include some links...