Tag: manuscript

Welcome to the Crime Scene!

Has it really been a year since my last novel was released?  ABSOLUTE ZERO, November 2017. Yeah, a year. Wow. It’s not that I’ve been slacking. Because I haven’t, but the thing is I almost gave up writing. I know, crazy, right? I have 26 published novels. Why quit? I figured out the problem and […]

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 […]

Vaccination

Severed Press will be publishing my zombie novel, VACCINATION, as well as two more novels in the Vaccination Trilogy. I am not used to moving this fast. Publishing has taught me the hurry-up-and-wait mentality. Generally, this is generally, once a manuscript is accepted for publication, it takes anywhere from a year to sometimes two years before […]

Technology Hurts the Writer

Realized something recently. Okay, not recently-recently, but recently. You follow? Back in 2002 I began writing a new novel. New for then. I was hitting my stride as a mystery novelist. My books were doing well. I averaged fifty books signings per release, was doing mad interviews. Keeping really busy. At the time, I remembered […]