10,123 word post [Please don’t be afraid to click]

If a picture is worth a thousand words, this post is worth 10,123. I don’t mention these often, but here’s a pretty phenomenal review in the Skagit Valley Herald for a twenty month old book. Thanks to Brian Soneda at the Mount Vernon Public Library.  ...

Coming to the end of 2014! Thanks and more…

Looking forward to 2015 as we wrap up 2014! What’s to come? 2014 was amazing for me as an author. It was everything I hoped for, if not everything I dreamed of. Where is that contract for the foreign rights, and the option on the screenplay? 😉 Seriously, I hit...

New Books I’d Nominate for Awards & IndiesFirst

As I came to the realization that my debut novel is coming up for its first awards season, I thought about what I’ve read in the last year and what books I think are deserving of awards. I’ve read many great books this year and have even more to read...

Noveling: 7 Ways You Can Help

Okay. Really, really, need to get more fiction written. Lots of marketing, some plotting, etc. Some great times with family in the last 10 days, but not enough words! How can I help, Rob?  Here are a variety of options that take anywhere from a little time to a lot....

Slater is Streaking in Seattle (and Salt Lake City).

Sick of Seattle by the Smithereens. Sleepless in Seattle. Stuck In Seattle with Slater’s Airport blues. And now, streaking in Seattle. Basically, alliterating all over. So, after screwing up parking and missing my flight, I logged onto the SeaTac Airport wifi...