Oceanus Graphic Novel Cover Reveal

FutureDude Entertainment has just unveiled the cover for the Oceanus: Act One graphic novel. The book features art by Christian Gossett, a short story by yours truly, and a foreword by Malcolm McDowell. Wait… Malcolm McDowell? THE Malcom McDowell?! Holy cow! What an honor! Well, now that I’ve put my eyeballs back in their sockets… The book is(…)

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The Reunion Is At Hand…

Final Fantasy VII fans, rejoice! The day we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived! For years, our pleas seemed to fall on deaf ears, but it seems Square-Enix is finally ready to see reason. In 2017, the 20th anniversary of the original game’s release, the long-awaited remake of Final Fantasy VII is coming to PS4. I called it. I(…)

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How NOT To React to Negative Reviews

One of the inevitable pitfalls to being an author is criticism. Eventually, you will encounter somebody who does not like your work, once your family and Facebook friends have finished showering you with praise. That somebody will hate your work isn’t a question. What is, however, is how you handle said criticism. Will you let it wash(…)

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Birthright Signing & Birthday Party in Cedar Rapids!

On Sunday, May 31st, the Artisan’s Sanctuary in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is hosting a joint Birthright release party and birthday party. The reading and signing will be followed by a screening of War of the Worlds: Goliath complete with popcorn. Because of the screening, steampunk attire is highly encouraged. Although, to tell you the truth, I’ll be(…)

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WOTW:G Nominated For Scribe Award!

I am pleased to announce that my novelization of the film War of the Worlds: Goliath is a finalist for the 2015 Scribe Award in the Adapted Novel – General and Speculative category. What are the Scribe Awards? The Scribe Awards recognize excellence in the field of media tie-in writing, a  craft that is (sadly) often overlooked. The(…)

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CONvergence 2015 Schedule

The programming schedule for CONvergence 2015 in Bloomington, MN has been posted! I’ve listed my scheduled events below, along with a link to the complete schedule. Come find me at CON! Friday, July 3 2:00 PM – Signing (Autograph Table B)  5:00 PM – Mad Max Retrospective: Few can think of dystopia without thinking of the Mad Max series, and now(…)

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Come With Me… To Oceanus

I have some exciting news for my readers. I have signed a deal with FutureDude Entertainment to pen the novelization to their upcoming film Oceanus, starring Sharif Atkins, Megan Dodds, Bruce Davison, and Malcolm McDowell.  This is actually a two-part gig. I’m currently writing a short story to be featured in the Oceanus: Act One graphic novel(…)

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Demicon 27 Author Guest of Honor!

Well, another Demicon has come and gone, and a good time was had by all. During closing ceremonies, next year’s concom were introduced and the guests for Demicon 27 in 2016 were revealed. Somehow, I made the cut. Yes, that’s right. I’ll be attending Demicon 27 – “Zombies Always Ring Twice” as the Author Guest(…)

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Best. Review. Ever.

You know you’ve truly made it when a webcomic features your book… and gives it five stars! My new novel, Birthright – Book I of the Temujin Saga, featured in today’s strip of Wolfie and the Everyday Gods by Daniel Mohr. Head on over to read the full strip and subscribe to Wolfie and the Everyday Gods.

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Fear and Loathing in Waverly, Iowa

The past two days have been an absolute nightmare for me. Many of you reading this have probably been following the events on Facebook as I’ve posted updates from my phone. Now that I’m sitting in front of an actual computer, however, I can lay out the events in order so they make some kind(…)

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