Tag Archive: book

Oct 01


One of the most challenging and most fun aspects of writing a sequel is bringing back the established characters, only now with the experience of the time which passed between the two books under their belts (two years, in this case).  After the events of the first book, and what occurred during our time away …

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Sep 05

Contract for REVIVORS and sequels signed

From what I understand it typically takes a long time for a contract to be drawn up but not as long as it took this particular time; the delay was the result of Ace’s contract department being shorthanded, so I wouldn’t assume it’s average but then I only have the one to go on. Having …

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Jun 07

APPLE draft in test reads

Again, somewhat old news.  It’s been about a month now but I’ve had my hands full with The Silent Army.  Apple is basically what I would term Sci-Fi Horror, I suppose, but in a weird way it’s mostly a story about two lost souls.  The crisis that brings them together could have been a lot …

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May 22

Title change

I called my original novel RISE but I think on some level I knew it would have to change.  Titles are something I kind of dread trying to come up with, and RISE went through five or six before I settled on that but even then I wasn’t sure.  The publisher contacted my agent to …

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May 21

First contact

Got my first call from the editor at Ace who I’ll be working with on RISE.  Her name is Jessica Wade, and she has had some very nice things to say about the book.  She seemed as excited as I am to be moving forward and I look forward very much to working with her.  …

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