Books & Blog: August 24, 2017

Blog:  I’d never been to GenCon in Indianapolis before, and I had a great time. The writer’s track, which is separate from the regular gaming convention, was informative and interesting, and the diversity of writers[…]

Books & Blog: July 27, 2017

Books of the Week: Promise of Fire, Amanda Bouchet A Second Chance, Jodi Taylor The Defense, Steve Cavanagh The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, Becky Chambers   Obviously, I am WAY behind on[…]

Books & Blog: June 13, 2017

This coming weekend I’ll be on Sea Island, GA… Then I go to ThrillerFest in NYC. And after that… Comic-Con in San Diego… I’m appearing with the cast of “Midnight, Texas”… I’m also working hard on “Texoma” (working title), the first book in a trilogy I’m writing for Simon and Schuster…

Books & Blog: May 21, 2017

The highlights this year include getting the Lifetime Achievement Award at Malice Domestic last month… Next big moment will be on July 24 — the premiere of “Midnight Texas.”

Books & Blog: February 27, 2017

Now we’re back in our lair, and boy, does it feel good. Our own bed, our own shower, our own kitchen . . . our own everything. Once the remediation team finishes unpacking our stuff, we’ll be back to normal, more or less. Looking for a few things I couldn’t track down, I cleaned a garbage bag full of debris from my desk drawers. This was progress in an unexpected direction.

Books & Blog: December 12, 2016

Here’s realization I came to: people are amazing. When you come to know individuals, when you see their hearts, there is something interesting or arresting about every single one. But it’s the ‘getting to know them’ part that’s tricky. It can be hard to see past an unlikeable or even repellant exterior, nearly impossible to see past moral and political viewpoints so alien to my own.