Tag: young adult

  • Busy in June

    June has already started off to be a busy month. The biggest thing so far (besides buying a new car) was the release of Love Curse, my first solo young adult novel. I wrote this one soon after Carrie and I finished the book that became After Obsession. Her agent at the time had me […]

  • Free Sample of Love Curse

    Here’s a PDF of the first two chapters of my new young adult horror novel Love Curse, coming June 7 from MoonHowler Press. It’s available for pre-order from Amazon (link in the PDF). Love Curse MHP 1-2 From the back cover … Keith’s mother is dead, but that doesn’t mean she’s stopped trying to help […]

  • My Indie Publishing Rebirth

    Sometime back Facebook’s Timehop feature showed me I’d posted about how many words I’d written that day on a young adult novel called Afterlife. The original post was four years old. I reposted it with a caption about how the book still wasn’t sold. Harvey Stanbrough, the man who once accepted my novella Inheritance for […]

  • Collaboration deal with Tor

    I can finally make this announcement! Carrie Jones and I have sold our second collaboration to Tor Teen. I’m very excited about his. Here’s the official announcement that appeared in Publisher’s Weekly today: Melissa Frain at Tor Teen has acquired two teen SF thrillers by Carrie Jones, as well as a YA horror novel that she […]

  • After Obsession U.S. trade paperback

    Yesterday the FedEx man dropped off a big box for me. I tore into it and found a bunch of copies of the U.S. trade paperback edition of After Obsession, the young adult paranormal romance written with Carrie Jones. What do you think of the cover? (It looks my scan wasn’t all that straight.) The paperback […]

  • Summer goals

    I’ve managed to stay crazy busy this summer, and that’s a good thing. I’ve set a goal of being self-employed as a full-time writer by this time next year, so that means a lot of production this summer. I have been, and will continue to be busy in these last few weeks of summer vacation […]

  • Library tour dates

    The Pioneer Library System tour takes a week off for Independence Day celebrations, but will pick up again on July 9. Here are the dates and the names of the great authors who’ll be with me. I hope to see you at one of the stops! July 9 — I’ll be part of a panel […]

  • Summer Library Tour

    It’s shaping up to be a fun and busy summer. I’ve just signed on to do seven stops on a tour of the Pioneer Library System here in Central Oklahoma. Here’s a summary of what’s going on: Shapeshifters, Sorcerers, and Spirits, Oh MY!  Delve into the mysteries of paranormal and fantasy fiction with popular young […]

  • A giveaway it is!

    Okay, so last week I talked about how I should do a giveaway. Responses were positive, so here it is. How shall we do it? We’ll take the KISS approach (keep it simple, sweetie). Respond here with a comment telling me which of my books you’d like to receive as a gift, and you could […]

  • December Already?

    So, all of November slipped by without a single blog update from me. Well, other than my Goodreads reviews. There hasn’t been much news on the writing front, so I just didn’t bother to post. There still isn’t much, but I felt like it was time for an update. After Obsession has been out for […]