Category: creative

Book Review: FOR STEAM AND COUNTRY

I just finished reading an absolutely fun, action-filled steampunk novel. FOR STEAM AND COUNTRY was written by Jon Del Arroz. It is the kind of novel that, when you sit down to start reading –time gets away from you. As a reader I was sucked right into the story for two very key, and important […]

From Zombies to Wizards

In 2012, I signed a contract with Severed Press for a trilogy of zombie novels. To this day, the three books in that saga are still my best selling books. I wrote two more zombie books after the completion of the series. People love zombies. People love horror novels. No way around it. As a […]

Book Review: BRAVE NEW GIRLS, Tales of Girls & Gadgets

I recently received a copy of the newest sci-fi anthology, BRAVE NEW GIRLS. I have stated a few times that I am not a fan of short stories, and for that matter, anthologies. However, I will admit this was a book of shorts I was looking forward to reading. I just hoped I wouldn’t be […]

Book Review: The Testament of Tall Eagle

If you follow my book reviews at all you will have noticed a shift in genres. I went from suspense and mystery novels, to horror, to zombie-specific, and young adult dystopian, to fantasy. My reading selection is diverse. When it comes to fiction, anyway. Recently I purchased a paperback copy of John R. Fultz’s latest […]

Book Ideas for Dummies

As a writer, I meet (and know) people who say to me, “Have I got a book for your to write. Instant best seller!” I try my best at being polite. “Really? If it is that good an idea, you should write it.” “No,” they’ll tell me. “You’re the writer. You write it!” And then […]