Traditional Publishing?

After writing my first book, I spent many hours learning about publishing. The new world of e-publishing offers so many options. Since I enjoy visual arts, putting together a cover was a fun exercise. Learning how to format my manuscript for the many available options wasn't too difficult. Before too long, my book was available …

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It’s Coming!

Black Rose Writing will be publishing What Lies Within. What is this book about? #Duty #Revenge #Murder #Horror "There are four kinds of Homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy." —Ambrose Bierce The system failed Tyler McDermitt. He and his brother have vowed to protect unfortunate youth from a similar fate—or at least make those responsible, …

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Punchy Book Reviews

Punchy Book Reviews

I like to read concise book reviews that are specific and don't contain spoilers. Answer a few questions for me and be done. What did you like about the book; did you dislike anything? Be balanced. No book is all good or all bad. Tell me about the writing, the storyline, and characters. Were the …

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Book Review — Velocity by Dean Koontz

Velocity by Dean Koontz (Goodreads Author) Robert Smith (TyCobbsTeeth)'s review Oct 18, 2016  bookshelves: owned-paperbacks Read from August 07, 2015 to October 09, 2016   I started this work by Dean Koontz quite a while back, then set it aside. I had several other books on the go at the time, and this offering by …

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What Lies!

I have some exciting updates! I completed What Lies Within, edited it, edited it, edited it (mowed, mulched, and raked), and then ran it through some beta-readers. It's ready 🙂 Last month I signed with an agent who I had been talking with for a while. It's a fantastic agency based in the U.K. and …

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Breaking Me In

It's been a week since my wife's fateful fall. If you have ever witnessed someone you love, experience excruciating pain, I sympathize with you. Being unable to prevent what happened and being helpless to repair the damage or ease the pain was one of my most difficult trials. Once the long hospital adventure was behind us, her situation was still painful …

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WIN a Signed First Edition Paperback Thriller

Last day to WIN a Signed First Edition Paperback Thriller This highly acclaimed adventure is the number 2 ranked Thriller/Suspense novel on Smashwords SOCIETY for SUPPER Enter to win and then buckle-up and follow Ben Donnelly and his family as they try to survive this new hell. Giveaway ends May 27, 2015 See the giveaway details at Goodreads.