Archive of 2012 July

Kindle Fire Giveaway

on July 30th, 2012 in Blog Post by | 8 Comments

CONTEST IS CLOSED, WINNER CHOSEN. The Kindle Fire is an amazing little gadget. Running on Android platform, you can read books, watch videos, play Angry Birds, surf the web, check your bank account, and do whatever you like to do computer, internet-wise! Fits snug in your hand, too, which is…

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Three New Reviews for THIS DARK EARTH

on July 30th, 2012 in Blog Post by | 1 Comment

It feels good getting good reviews, especially from your hometown newspaper. And this less effusive yet still positive one from Rue Morgue (I think that particular reviewer has had to read one too-many zombie novels). And finally, my good friend Dan O’Shea says nice things about This Dark Earth over…

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My Top Ten Apocalyptic Novels

on July 26th, 2012 in Uncategorized by | 5 Comments

I’ve been Mr. Frowny lately in my blog posts and people are worried I’m depressed. I’m NOT! So I thought I should blog on a more lighthearted matter: THE APOCALYPSE! In light of the release of This Dark Earth (have you bought your copy yet?) I set down here in indelible…

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What I’ve Learned About Free Stuff and Human Nature

on July 25th, 2012 in Blog Post by | 8 Comments

Way back in the early days of the Internet when I was working at advertising agencies, one of my bosses would always bring up the fact that the word FREE was the most searched for word on the web. Or the information super-highway. We were so silly back then. This…

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FIERCE AS THE GRAVE is FREE

on July 19th, 2012 in Blog Post, Blogroll by | 4 Comments

My horror quartet, Fierce as the Grave, is free for the next five days, from July 20 to July 25. The collection features the story that was the inception and beginning of This Dark Earth called “Heaven of Animals,” a title I cribbed from legendary Southern author and poet James…

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Recent and Upcoming Events – July 2012

on July 6th, 2012 in Blog Post by | 6 Comments

Just returned from Fandom Fest in Louisville. That was a fun convention but due to organizational issues, the literary track was seriously under-attended. While there were at least ten thousand people there for the con, the organizers didn’t have a cohesive guide or schedule for any of it and the authors…

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