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Two Days In Tucson

Under different circumstances, I’d have thought I’d died and gone to heaven. Yes, heaven may bear a strong resemblance to a book festival. I published Wearing the Cape in mid-2011, have seen it hit the top of its Amazon category, … Continue reading

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The Velveteen Hero

Where are they now? There’s another word for teen sidekicks. It’s child-soldiers. I stumbled across this gem on TV Tropes, followed the link to Amazon, and… well, go there to read my review. I’ll say this here; Seanan McGuire gets … Continue reading

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Bite Me–now coming to a Kindle near you!

I thought it would be easy… Two years ago, if anybody told me that I would be writing a vampire story, I’d have laughed hysterically. Not that I don’t like vampires–one of my favorite TV characters is Spike from Buffy … Continue reading

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Vampires and Werewolves and Witches, Oh My!

Again, not Artemis, but by my favorite cover-artist. Despite rumors to the contrary, work on Bite Me continues apace–I’m hoping for a September release at this point. However, I’m taking my time and getting it right (at least as right … Continue reading

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News, and Ruminations on the Superhero Genre

The first half of 2012 has been a great year for both Wearing the Cape and Villains Inc. Both have spent several months among the Top 10 titles in Amazon’s superhero category. WtC remains in the Top 10, while VI … Continue reading

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Thoughts and Happenings

The days march on and Bite Me continues to come together; I’m still fairly confident of a June-July release date. Meanwhile, interesting things have been happening with Villains Inc. The other night, for a brief shining moment, it hit #1 … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Astra, and A New Drawing!

There is something about a real book that feels more, well, real. Today my first box of Villains Inc. trade paperbacks arrived, and they look awesome. Two are going on display at Alternate Reality Comics, the store that provides me … Continue reading

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Villainy Victorious?

It takes longer to write a novel than I thought. And you’d think I’d know better, having been through it once with Wearing the Cape. However, Hope fans will be happy to know that tonight both Villains Inc., Episode Four: … Continue reading

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Adventures In Indie-Publishing

So, it has now been two months since the April 25th Kindle publication of Wearing the Cape on Amazon. How is it going? Hard to say since I don’t have a lot to compare it too, so lets look at … Continue reading

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Worldbuilding 201: Getting Even.

I thought they’d done it. I really, really did. The show started off great, with a solid, pseudo-scientific explanation for why these super-powered people had begun to appear, a conspiracy for them to fight, and a tight-knit plot leading up … Continue reading

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