National Woelf Dietrich Week in Luvmbookistein

Given that the good people of Luvmbookistein celebrate "National Woelf Dietrich Week" this week, I thought I'd share an oldie with you. It's been a while since I mentioned The Seals of Abgal. I've updated it and reformatted everything and I made it look better than before. One has to. Technology keeps improving the way … Continue reading National Woelf Dietrich Week in Luvmbookistein

Hameln-13 Cover Reveal and a Surprise Gift

My subscribers already saw the cover for my upcoming Collective SF story, Hameln-13, and today at the Halloween party I had my official cover and synopsis reveal. Just to give you some quick background info for those who don't know, The Collective SF is a group of authors who write in a shared universe where slave-scribes toil tethered … Continue reading Hameln-13 Cover Reveal and a Surprise Gift

Bullies and Seals Discounted!

It is normally chaotic in the mornings here, but this morning progressed into a completely alternate reality. My daughter had a friend sleep over because, you know, it was her birthday yesterday, and Vanesse had to prepare for her trip to Europe, so this morning felt like a star going supernova. Why you ask? My wife is, as … Continue reading Bullies and Seals Discounted!

Indie Author Interview With Woelf Dietrich

Indie Author Review has an interview up in which I answered a few questions, which is usually what happens when you do an interview (You're probably thinking, "You don't say!"). I talk about past and current writing projects, including my very first and overly ambitious attempt at historical fiction, which I never completed. Plus, while … Continue reading Indie Author Interview With Woelf Dietrich

Research Gem: History of Printing Timeline

Sebastian Kaine, the protagonist in my Guardians of the Seals series, is a bookshop owner and amateur collector of rare books. In researching the background, one of the areas I focussed on was the history of printing and the various stages of its evolution. Knowing something about book binding also played a role. The technical details … Continue reading Research Gem: History of Printing Timeline

Amazing Stories | Indie Book Review: The Seals of Abgal

It's Friday morning here in New Zealand and this day just became gorgeous. This morning, like any other morning, I got up and made some coffee. I went outside, as I usually do, to light a cigarette and watch Stella chase birds around the garden, and enjoy my coffee. They steal her food so chasing … Continue reading Amazing Stories | Indie Book Review: The Seals of Abgal

I’ve Been Summoned

Early last week I received a tweet from Jessica West summoning me to a Blog Hop aptly titled, “I’ve Been Summoned”, which, as a consequence of being so tagged, resulted in today’s post. The summons entails me answering a few questions and then tagging the next hapless victim or two. I thought perhaps I could … Continue reading I’ve Been Summoned