I’ve been a part of the Twitter writing community for several years now. It is near and dear to my heart and largely responsible for my first novel MADE SAFE finding a home with Pandamoon Publishing. Even as a long time member of the community, I am still amazed at the tips and nuggets of […]
Come see me at this great event this July! Imagine Other Worlds with Authors (I.O.W.A.) is multi-genre, multi-author book signing event held in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in the summer. I.O.W.A. is the brainchild of local Cedar Rapids authors, Aaron Bunce and Jed Quinn as well a two bookworms, Dana Beatty and Terri M. LeBlanc. This […]
Unbound Book Festival in Columbia, Missouri just ended over the weekend. I became aware of the four-year-old event last year when Salmon Rushdie headlined (I had a FREE ticket, they are all free) but could not attend. But when Zadie Smith was announced as the headliner for 2018, I immediately got two tickets and made […]
For the past few months, I’ve been working on a nonfiction project with a retired detective about a serial burglar he was instrumental in bringing to justice. This has led me to research other books on burglary including A Burglar’s Guide to the City by Geoff Manaugh. In Manaugh’s book, he goes deep into how […]
2017 has been a fantastic year for fiction and nonfiction alike but the way it works I am always a few years behind(none of these books actually came out this year). I decided to put together a very short list of my favorite books that I actually read in 2017. I settled on three books […]
The Central Library will be hosting its Iowa Author Fair on Sunday, October 8, 1:00 – 3:00 PM. Join me at the 2017 Iowa Author Fair at the Des Moines Public Library Central Branch. I’ll be signing copies of my debut crime/thriller novel MADE SAFE and chatting about books and writing.
Iowa Author Fest to be held at Jasper Winery,2400 George Flagg Parkway Des Moines, Iowa on Saturday, September 23rd, hours 11:30 am to 5:00 pm. We are promoting the creative arts of writing, painting, and music. Food from a food vendor will be available. Live music.
Over 30 authors from a variety of genres will be on at Lindale Mall for a book signing event featuring a variety of genres. Starting at 10 AM on Saturday, August 5, bookworms all ages are welcome to meet the authors, purchase books and get the signed. While the event is free, registration is encouraged. Fans who register and […]
I’ve been ultra busy these past weeks with my latest writing projects and the demands of summer but I had to write a quick post about the wonderful reviews MADE SAFE has received of late. First is an incredible review of MADE SAFE over at Readers’ Favorite favorably comparing my writing to the likes of […]