Today I caught my first whiff of someone not especially pleased with All My Holy Mountain. To date, all the feedback by email, website comment, personal conversation, etc., had been glowing, but the first neutral/negative reaction was bound to come at some point, and today was the day. Of course, I went right to Amazon[…]

The Waters Rise

I first came to St. Louis in August of ’93, which is a year no one around here will ever forget. I came cross country from Baltimore in my little, two door Toyota Tercel through a blistering summer heatwave, all that I owned of any significance in the hatchback. I had been vaguely aware, as[…]

Fantasy Fiction Tour ’08

Some of you are already aware of this, but this October 4-12, I will be traveling up the west coast with seven other Fantasy authors as part of the Fantasy Fiction Tour ’08. This is a fantastic opportunity for me on a lot of levels. First and foremost, it is a great chance to promote[…]

Baltimore Signing

So, in a few weeks I’ll be in Baltimore, legendary birthplace of …. me. As always, when I visit I like to have a small signing at the church I attended when I lived in Baltimore as a kid. Since I went to Australia with my family during June last year, I didn’t go east[…]

The Other Project

I alluded to this in my post about enjoying summer break, but this summer I am working on two projects at the same time – or trying to. As it turns out, it isn’t easy. I’ve blogged about the fiction project, so I’ll briefly mention the other one here. Again, it isn’t under contract (yet),[…]