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Apr 24 2012 Posted by in news, writing | 1 comment

Flashover e-books on sale

For you digital adopters, an early release of my new novel, Flashover, is now available for Kindle and Nook at $5.99. The paperback will be out next month at the usual online shops, and I’ll hook up a PayPal for those who want to order signed copies directly. Between now and then, I’ll be ramping […]

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Mar 13 2012 Posted by in news, writing | Comments Off on Noir Reading and Pics

Noir Reading and Pics

Now that my liver and brain cells have had a chance to regenerate after the AWP conference in Chicago, here’s an update to the event I previously posted about that took place in St. Louis the night before that excursion. The incredibly gracious Jed Ayres and Scott Phillips hosted the most recent incarnation of “Noir […]

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Feb 22 2012 Posted by in music, news | Comments Off on Presenting . . . Winebox!

Presenting . . . Winebox!

Word on the grapevine is that I’ve got a new musical duo for you to feast your earballs upon. Winebox has actually been cellaring for a number of years in various states of activity, and is now mature and ready to rock. Some of you remember my former band, Molly’s Crush: a regional ’80s tribute […]

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Feb 22 2012 Posted by in news, other voices, writing | 1 comment

Andrez Bergen Interview

I recently had a chance to throw some questions at Andrez Bergen, the author of Tobacco-Stained Mountain Goat (Another Sky Press), a novel that fuses sci-fi and hardboiled noir elements. In it, Melbourne is near-future Earth’s last city standing, where the ominous, ubiquitous Hylax Corporation and its CEO are behind the push to apprehend, incarcerate, […]

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Feb 14 2012 Posted by in news, other voices, writing | Comments Off on AWP 2012 – Chicago

AWP 2012 – Chicago

Getting excited now. Just two short weeks until The Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Chi-town! (I assure you, it’s much livelier than it sounds.) My first AWP was Denver, now two years in the rearview, and I had a memorable time, even if no photographic evidence exists to confirm this. Sure, there […]

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Feb 08 2012 Posted by in news, other voices, writing | 2 comments

Noir at the Bar

Sorry I’ve been slow with updates around here lately, but I assure you that things have indeed been cooking behind the scenes, and there’ll be a deluge of posts between now and summertime about all kinds of happenings, both of the fiction-al and sonic varietals. First up is this event at the end of the […]

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Nov 17 2011 Posted by in news, other voices, writing | Comments Off on LA1K

LA1K

My short story “Fry Girl” (my personal favorite of those I’ve written) appears in …In Search of a City: Los Angeles in 1,000 Words, the first fiction collection from ThunderDome Press, now available in full-color paperback at ThundaDome.com/LA1K (where you can find instructions for a discount code) as well as through Amazon. Be sure to […]

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Aug 30 2011 Posted by in multimedia, music, news, writing | 1 comment

Northwest Alumni feature

The fall issue of Northwest, the alumni magazine of my alma mater Northwest Missouri State University (where I earned my degree in Mass Communication in 1995) contains a short feature on yours truly. Click the article to enlarge, or the cover to browse the entire Issuu via NWMSU’s site.      

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Aug 25 2011 Posted by in news, other voices, writing | Comments Off on Warmed and Bound on Kindle

Warmed and Bound on Kindle

The Kindle Edition of the year’s hottest collection, Warmed and Bound: A Velvet Anthology is now available for immediate download from Amazon.com at $7.95. ePub is coming soon. Of course, you can still order it online in paperback (408 pp) from Amazon, Powell’s, or Barnes & Noble as well. A great deal of care was […]

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Jul 31 2011 Posted by in news, writing | Comments Off on Booked interview

Booked interview

Robb Olson and Livius Nedin from Booked were kind enough to invite me to take part in their author interview podcast series today. In fact, their last couple of weeks’ episodes have been devoted to the Warmed and Bound Sessions, speaking to my fellow contributors in this killer anthology. We talk about my story “Headshot,” […]

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