Where’s the new book??

Sep 9, 2017

I’m happy to report that the new book is coming along, & if all goes well should be an actual, readable thing by early 2019! Details to follow…

Author Michael Koryta’s #1 of 2015

Jan 19, 2016

I was extremely honored and thrilled to see Descent appear as #1 on Michael Koryta’s best of 2015 list.  See the entire list on Michael’s blog.  Or check out the Descent section here.

Miami Herald Interview

Dec 31, 2015

A lovely chat with Connie Ogle of the Miami Herald resulted in this interview, appearing on the last day of 2015.  Back at the beginning of the year, just as the book came out, Connie wrote this review of Descent.

DESCENT Ascends Indie Bestseller List

Dec 16, 2015

Very honored and delighted to see Descent (paperback) climb to #4 on the National Indie Bestseller List this week.  My thanks & gratitude galore to Indie booksellers & their customers everywhere!

DESCENT pbk debuts on Indie Bestseller List

Dec 10, 2015

The paperback of Descent went on sale Dec 1, and–thanks to readers, booksellers, & bloggers–debuts Dec 9  at #11 on National Indie Bestseller List.

On playing noon-ball–& golf–with my father

Oct 29, 2015

Arrive Magazine, the official magazine of Amtrak, has just published this article I wrote about my father, who passed away in September.

Keynote Speaking at Writer’s Digest Conference in NYC

Jul 24, 2015

On Sunday, August 2nd, I gave the Closing Keynote Talk for the 2015 Writer’s Digest Conference in NYC.  Here’s some Tweets from my beautiful audience.

DESCENT Audio Book in Washington Post

Jul 4, 2015

All my praise & congrats to audio artists Xe Sands & R.C. Bray for this huge honor in Sunday’s Washington Post!  Quote: “The exquisitely suspenseful novel is delivered by Xe Sands, whose intimate, anguished voice supplies Caitlin’s and her mother’s points of view, and R.C. Bray, who gives us her brother and father in gritty, […]

Fresh Q&A (plus review)

Jun 29, 2015

Author and literary blogger Mark Stevens posed some great questions for his excellent site, then followed up with a thoughtful and generous review.

Changing Hands Book Club Picks DESCENT

Jun 29, 2015

Changing Hands Bookstore in Phoenix, AZ, launched its First Draft Book Club with Descent.  Here’s the article by Master of Bookly Ceremonies, Barbara VanDenburgh.  Over 170 people attended the event.  Here’s just one pic from the Twittersphere:

The “Authors On Tour” Podcast

Apr 3, 2015

Here’s the “Authors On Tour” Podcast, recorded live at the Tattered Cover in Denver.

Hot off the presses: the new “Praise Sheet”

Mar 29, 2015

Here’s the fancy new “praise sheet” from Algonquin.

WYSO Book Nook Interview Podcast

Feb 25, 2015

Vick Mickunas and I had a great conversation for his WYSO Book Nook program. Vick’s review of Descent is on the same page.

WYPL Book Talk Interview Podcast

Feb 23, 2015

I had a great chat with Stephen Usery for his Book Talk program.  Here’s the podcast version of that.

Wicked Cool, Boston! DESCENT debuts at #10

Feb 17, 2015

During worst snowstorm season EVER, Boston digs in and READS!  Boston Globe Bestsellers list for Feb 14, 2015.