Category: fantasy

Welcome to the Severed Empire

While I am not a new author, I am new to the fantasy genre. Mirror Matter Press took a chance on my latest fantasy young adult saga. In February 2016, WIZARD’S RISE, was released. This was the first in a duology. In WIZARD’S RISE, a war is coming. There is no way to prevent it. […]

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 […]

My Top 10s

The idea of writing about my favorite movies and books sounded almost too simple. I thought it would be a blog I could rattle off and have Dragon speech-to-text my thoughts and be done. Easy peasy. You see, but then my mind started winding up. Titles floated in and out. I remembered snippets of tongue-in-cheek […]

Movie Review: The Jungle Book (2016)

I am generally tired of remakes. Is Hollywood so bored, the creative juices so flat that the only films left to bring to life are retold, rehashed pictures from decades ago? Disney’s latest movie is not only a remake, it is the 4th adaptation of the classic children’s book by Rudyard Kipling and was published as […]

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 […]