Book Review for Immortal The world of fantasy has been growing steadily popular over the past decade from stories about witches and wizards to the lives of an obscene amount of vampires. Readers have been thirsting for the next great book and after sifting through practically every book on my reading list and becoming thoroughly…

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Face-to-face networking This may come as a shock to those of you that know me only from Facebook and Twitter, but I suck at face-to-face networking. This is not for lack of trying.  I have attended a fairly large number of events in the past, but the only talent I appear to have concerns listening…

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First book blurb A sui generis Urban Fantasy/Historical/Crime crossover novel, in which pixies, demons, dragons, and vampires are real — though few humans know that… Narrated by a wisecracking immortal that’s worldly, noir, skeptical without bleak cynicism, and open to surprises; he’s half Gilgamesh and half Raymond Chandler. I couldn’t put it down! –Jonathan Vos…

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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…

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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…

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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

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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…

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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…

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Forget I asked A few years back I went to a book reading for an established writer who was teasing an excerpt from his new book.  This was following the rampant success of his prior work, a literary roman a clef I won’t name for reasons that will become clear below. I remember two things…

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NPR’s Three Minute Fiction contest Earlier this year, on a whim I decided to participate in round three of NPR‘s “Three Minute Fiction” contest.  Alas, since NPR does not send out “You did not win because we think you suck” announcements, I didn’t win, but I don’t know why.  I’m not saying I should have…

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