the view of Encore from the line

[Note: As I’m mostly an author, I mostly write about authorly things here. But, I am also occasionally a human being, and so I occasionally write about human being things here. This is one of those times.] Introduction Encore Boston Harbor, a large casino, opened up in the Boston area Sunday, which was great news…

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Today’s the day! Run on down to your neighborhood ebook retailer and pick up a copy of Fixer Redux! Be the first kid on your block to know what happens next with Corrigan Bain, the man who can (kind of) see the future! Check out the Fixer Redux page for more. What you can expect The…

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A thought experiment What if Amazon killed Kindle Unlimited? I’m asking the question without any actual information that this is going to happen, so consider this a thought experiment, with a half-decent understanding of the indie marketplace sprinkled in. It’s not an alarm. Although…maybe it could be, because there are signs out there, if you…

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A sequel is coming! It’s Fixer Redux, a follow-up to my 2013(!) novel, Fixer! Here are the details, first, and then I’ll come back with more. The Cover The Links for preordering Fixer Redux on Amazon Fixer Redux on Barnes & Noble Fixer Redux on iTunes Fixer Redux on Kobo Fixer Redux on Google Play…

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A new scandal has put a spotlight (again) on the way indie publishing operates these days, and let me just say, this one’s a doozy. Why? Well, it has a little of everything, and it’s being amplified by the righteous anger of a traditionally published author who (commendably, for the most part) takes no prisoners.…

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An Introduction Calling Boskone my ‘first convention’ is nearly correct. It depends largely on how one defines ‘convention.’ I’ve been to a couple of other cons (Phauxcon, for instance) but this was the first time I attended something this large, and the first time I was a panelist. Let’s say it was my first big con,…

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Let’s talk about Boskone! I’ll be attending Boskone 56, the Boston-based sci-fi/fantasy/horror convention, from February 15th– 17th, and I might not need to tell you this, but I’m pretty excited. I’m not a convention kind of guy, but that doesn’t mean I don’t want to be. It only means I have not, historically, attended conventions.…

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The topic of this article began as an idea for a tweet. The tweet was going to read something like this: writing new books in your own series, when you’re a pantser, is like writing fan fiction on your own stuff. The problem with this tweet—which I did not send—is that it only makes sense…

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Happy release day! Immortal From Hell is now available for purchase from your finest online retailers. This is book five in the Immortal novel series. If you’re looking for a full accounting of what books are out there and which order in which they should be consumed, check out this blog post. Happy reading! 

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I thought this would be a good time to do a quick review of the Immortal books, seeing as how a new one will be coming out shortly. But first: when I say ‘shortly’ I mean ‘a week earlier than I said it was going to.’ Hang on, let me switch to bold text. Immortal…

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