Amazing News!

Kirkus just recognized SUNRISE, the conclusion to the ASHFALL trilogy, with a STARRED REVIEW! I’m thrilled and humbled by the recognition. You can read their review here. My favorite bits? “Throughout the novel, every decision has consequences, and characters must constantly decide what they are willing to pay” and “A story about how hope is […]
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An Argument With My Editor

One question I occasionally get asked: “If you and your editor disagree about something, what happens?” Well, here’s a play-by-play of one such disagreement for your edification and (hopefully) amusement. I’m a fanatic about words. I always strive to find the perfect word, the one that communicates the exact sense of a scene or feeling. […]
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Bid for a Complete Set of ASHFALL Books

I just agreed to donate the first-ever complete set of ASHFALL books to the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation for their fundraiser this fall. This will include: 1) Either a signed advance reading copy (ARC) or signed manuscript of SUNRISE, the last book in the ASHFALL trilogy. It won’t be available commercially until 3/17/2014. 2) A […]
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A Book That Helped Inspire SUNRISE: Prepper’s Home Defense

I’ve been working like crazy over the past six months to finish SUNRISE, the final book in the ASHFALL trilogy, while keeping up with my travel schedule. (I’ve done more than 350 presentations in 21 states over the last 20 months.) And so I’ve put off lots of stuff on my to-do list. One of […]
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