Blog tour second leg: Interview with Enchanted By Books A new interview has just posted about, of course, Immortal.  Please take the time to stop by the site, say hello, and ask a question or two. Enchanted By Books interview *   *   * 10 – 1 – 10 IMMORTAL IS COMING

Read More

Book promoting on zero dollars a day You may have heard I have a novel coming out.  I have certainly been trying my best to make sure you had, and you’re reading this now so I’m guessing that part’s working out. I am firmly in Promotion Mode right now, which would be much more fantastic…

Read More

The prologue I am personally a big fan of prologues.  Here is the brief prologue that begins Immortal. *   *   * The dream is always the same. It starts on the hunt—running hard through the tall grasses in the heat of a blazing, midday sun.  My tool is a stick with a sharpened…

Read More

Stirring up trouble I participated in a Twitter chat last Friday with fellow science-fiction/fantasy writers, in which it was suggested by one commenter that it would be a good idea for a writer to study science in order to better his or her writing.  I made the perhaps foolish comment that if any writer were…

Read More

First stop on blog tour The first stage of my “blog tour” for Immortal begins today, so rather than spend your lunch break reading my thoughts here, stop on by Writinginsight, operated by the lovely and thoroughly animated Sue London, and read my thoughts there. Writinginsight Interview

Read More

Today’s blog Today’s blog will be taken over by Adam the Immortal, who would like to explain what he is, and more importantly, what he is not… *   *   * Immortal excerpt: in which Adam explains himself A couple of things about being immortal: First of all, I’m not a vampire.  I get…

Read More

In which our intrepid blogger joins the 21st century So I had sushi last night for dinner. I know what you’re thinking; you’re thinking this is a post that I wrote in 2005 and it disappeared down a wormhole, only to surface now, years after it has lost all relevance. But no: I’ve been ducking…

Read More

Moving forward… at last! Last evening I received the final proof of the cover for the advance review copy of Immortal.  This is sort of an important step, so I’m glad it’s finally done and on its way to the printer.  Assuming the printer isn’t hit by a meteor in the next week, ARC’s should…

Read More

Some choice quotes With little else to do right now but wait for the advance review copies to surface–soon, honestly–I thought I’d share some of my favorite quotes from Immortal.  These are taken from various sections of the book and mostly stand on their own without need for additional context. I’d also like to add…

Read More

Beware Uncle Gene I frighten small children. It’s not something I necessarily mean to do, more like an instinctive thing that I can’t appear to control. I came to this understanding over the weekend as sister Terri and bro-in-law Rob arrived in town (from Seattle or thereabouts) with two small children, Libby and Phoebe.  They are…

Read More