Tag Archives: Young Adult

Wearing the Cape Giveaway!

On Wednesday, April 10th, Wearing the Cape will be available for free download from Amazon.com. So if you enjoyed the book and would like to help promote it, post this on Facebook, tweet it, etc. I would love to give … 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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A Fantastical Feast

I am a reader with Catholic tastes; I enjoy good space-operas, modern fantasies, supernatural thrillers, military sci-fi and alternate-reality sci-fi, and YA action/adventures, but occasionally I fall into a quiet mood where I’m ready to settle down and enjoy a … Continue reading

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Q&A: Loving The Grilling.

One of the things I was warned about, when I started marketing Wearing the Cape, was that some nosy Parkers would actually want to interview me about the book. Why? I’m not trying to be obtuse; it’s simply that, as … Continue reading

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The Midas Review

Writers are an insecure bunch, at least going from my admittedly-small sample group. Why? Because if a writer is lucky he will have a writing-group able to help him with style and such, and a few alpha and beta-readers (usually … Continue reading

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The Wardrobe Door

I have noticed that some of the best fantasy stories rely on an interesting device; they start out rather mundanely, in a mundane setting with a rather mundane though interesting protagonist. Then they move the protagonist–and the reader–into the fantastic … Continue reading

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A Kindle Can Ruin Your Night.

It has been a long time since a book kept me up at night. But Kindles make impulse-buys so easy, and what started as research ended after midnight when my eyes rebelled and I had to stop. Some background: I … Continue reading

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