Category: editorial

Writing in the 1990s

“When I went to school, we walked both ways. Uphill. In snow!” It was around 1992 when I took my writing serious. Since I was fourteen years old, the goal was to become a novelist. It was when I turned twenty-two I realized if I didn’t submit material I’d written, I could never reach that […]

Book Review: The Darkness Hunter

I first stumbled upon mystery novelist, Christopher Valen, when I won my first John Santana Novel. His latest, The Darkness Hunter, is the sixth I have read, and if I am not mistaken, the sixth written. So I think it is fair to say I have read, and own, a complete set to date. I loved how […]

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 […]

Listen as I read Chapter 1 of VACCINATION

Thought it might be interesting to post the 1st four chapters of my zombie novel, VACCINATION. I am not a professional. I hope you enjoy it — and stop back soon for Chapter 2, 3 and 4. What is VACCINATION ? What if the H7N9 vaccination wasn’t just a preventative measure against swine flu? It seemed like the […]

Just Released (November 2014)

*DAMN THE DEAD marks the beginning of an exciting new stand-alone series from Phillip Tomasso and takes place some 3 years after the conclusion of the best-selling Vaccination Trilogy. Even in the heat of the zombie apocalypse, a time must come to rebuild. Charlene McKinney and her friends are on the run in the mountain […]