Prize Drawing: A Yoda Hat You Will Win

You may be wondering why I’ve sprouted Yoda ears in the picture. It’s all in honor of a fun drawing. I’m really not sure how to tie this one in with writing—except maybe that writers are generally nerds and nerds love them some Star Wars. The truth is I bought my brother a Yoda ears hat for Christmas without […]

Who Won the Dreamlander Photo Contest?

Congratulations to Andy Poole, winner of the Dreamlander photo contest that ran all last month in celebration of the book’s launch. Thanks to everyone who entered. It was a blast, and I had a ton of fun seeing all your creative images (you can see the entrants, along with a few extras, here). Selecting the winner was […]

Who Won the Grand Prize Drawing?

First, I want to take a moment to thank you all for your support and enthusiasm for Dreamlander. Thank you for making the launch a success! The book would never have reached #1 in its category in the Kindle store without you. I’ve already heard about people who have started reading it! Your kind words and […]

Win a Kindle Fire, a 17th-Century Italian Rapier, or a Deluxe Fantasy Gift Box

The big day is here! Welcome to the official launch of Dreamlander. You can purchase the book in paperback or the  Kindle and Nook formats. I need your help to ensure the book has a successful launch week, so please join the party! I’m celebrating all this week with daily giveaways, culminating in our Grand Prize giveaway! Grand Prize At the beginning of last month, I […]

Read Dreamlander’s First Chapter!

Today, I’m excited to share with you a sneak peek of my fantasy Dreamlander. Scroll down to read the first chapter (click the little square in the bottom right corner to get a bigger view). In just a few more days, you’ll be able to read the whole thing! Squee! For more fun, be sure to check out […]

Meet Dreamlander’s Cast of Characters

Characters are the heart and soul of any story. For all that my stories are very plot driven, they always begin with a character (or, more likely, two characters arguing). There’s a part of me that would like to hoard my characters forever. But nothing beats having a reader fall just as much in love with a character […]

Watch Dreamlander’s Book Trailer!

Today, I’m excited to unveil my fantasy novel Dreamlander’s official book trailer! Take a peek. And for more fun, be sure to check out my new Pinterest board of images that inspired the settings in Dreamlander.

Vote for the Dreamlander Launch Party Grand Prize!

The time has finally come when I can officially announce the release date for my upcoming fantasy novel Dreamlander. December 2, 2012, is the big day! I’ll be spending all of this month celebrating, with a special series of blog posts, on Sundays and Wednesdays, focusing on what I learned while writing this book, and […]

Win a Kindle and over $100 in Writing Craft Books!

The big day is here! Welcome to the official launch of Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success. You can purchase the book in paperback, Kindle, or Nook formats (affiliate links). I need your help to ensure the book has a successful launch week, so please join the party! I’m celebrating all this week […]

Who Won This Week’s Drawing?

Congratulations to Shalena @ Writer Quirk, winner of this week’s prize drawing, featuring the writing craft books Revision and Self-Editing by James Scott Bell and Writer on the Side by Bryan Cohen. Thanks to everyone who participated. Be sure to stop by again on Wednesday to register for the next in our series of prize drawings, […]