The End of The Rain Trilogy

First and foremost, I want to thank everyone who read these books. They were by far my most popular and successful stories yet. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve read reviews that have forced a big goofy smile to spread across my face. To get me to go hit the keys a little Continue Reading →

The Hunt for Tomorrow

  THE HUNT FOR TOMORROW 22 AUTHORS. 3 DYSTOPIAN BOXED SETS. 1 MASSIVE EVENT. A virtual scavenger hunt through twenty-two fictional dystopias. Friday, July 18 at 6:00pm (EST) – Sunday, July 20 at 6:00pm (EST). Join THE HUNT FOR TOMORROW, an on-line scavenger hunt, and embark on a virtual odyssey through twenty-two dystopian futures. Become Continue Reading →

Writing Styles: My Author Experiments

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Style. It’s the unique way an author utilizes language to express thought. Diction, syntax, and even formatting play a role in the creation of a memorable narrative. Take, for example, some of the interesting style choices used by James Joyce or Cormac McCarthy. In Ulysses, Joyce uses a unique stylization for dialogue. Here’s a snippet Continue Reading →

A Voight-Kampff Interview with Deborah Rix

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Q&A With Deborah Rix What Tomorrow May Bring The YA Dystopian Box Set available now for Kindle Deborah Rix has sent a few questions my way. She’s an amazing author and fellow contributor to the What Tomorrow May Bring boxed set. HAVE YOU WRITTEN IN ANY OTHER GENRES BESIDES YA DYSTOPIAN? WHAT DREW YOU TO Continue Reading →

The Snow Has Fallen (The End of Book 2 of the Rain Trilogy and Other Ramblings)

The Snow Cover Full Size

It’s been months since my last post. So I figured, now that there’s been another book release, I should make an update. I guess I need to provide some kind of explanation—where have I been for all this time? Why no informative, funny blog posts? What about the secret workings of the underground writing laboratory? Continue Reading →

The Rain (A Post-Apocalyptic Story) Now In One Full-length Book

The final edition of The Rain is now available. It contains all 5 parts. It’s actually cheaper by .99 cents to buy the standalone novel, but part 1 of the serial will remain free, so you can try the story on for size before you commit. If you’ve read all the parts to The Rain, Continue Reading →

How to Sell 2,000 eBooks in a Month

I hit another milestone. December of 2013 was my best sales month ever. I sold (as of 10:29 on New Year’s Eve) 2,173 eBooks this month. Hell, I even sold 7 print copies. Along the way, I’ve always stressed the importance of setting milestones. I’ve blogged about a few of mine along the way. Since Continue Reading →

The End of The Rain (Or, Book 1 of The Rain Trilogy)

New Rain Cover

***UPDATE: The Snow is now out!*** You might be pissed off with the way The Rain ended. I can already see the first complaints coming in–it happened too fast. Nothing was resolved properly, or neatly. What’s going on? Here’s my clarification: I love telling this story. And it’s not over just because The Rain has Continue Reading →

A Taste of Tomorrow – The Dystopian Boxed Set (11 Book Collection)

Dystopian Boxed Set Cover

I am happy to announce a very exciting collection of dystopian books. The release date for A Taste of Tomorrow – The Dystopian Boxed Set is slated for January 6th. Sign up to my mailing list on the top right to get a notification when it’s live. For now, drink in Jason Gurley’s brilliant work Continue Reading →

What The Hell Was That? (An Explanation of Black Hull the Novel)

So you’ve just read Black Hull and you’re let down. You hate the characters. They’re unlikeable. The political commentary was too much, too obvious. Or the ending just didn’t make sense to you. And what about the story was actually factual? I’ve found, since its publication, that Black Hull creates two kinds of responses in Continue Reading →