On Honesty in Book Reviews

Reviews, like so many other things, do not exist in a vacuum, and are not created equal. While bad reviews are part of the hustle, and a review should always be honest, there are reviews out there which are, for lack of a better word, simply unfair.

A Metric System

Older adults love to read Middle Grade, Young Adult, and New Adult fiction. But are our critiques of these stories, which are not written for us, always fair?

Character Profile—Da Quirke

Iskandar plays a much larger role in Kahrin and Innes' journey in BLOOD OF THE TRUE BELIEVER, and going forward into book three. I never expected to want to know him this well, but here we are.

Cover Reveal!

My new book BLOOD OF THE TRUE BELIEVER, a follow-up to THE HOLE IN THE WORLD, will be available this summer! Dominique Wesson delivered perfect art once again, and I am so grateful to her for bringing this vision into existence.

Those Two-Star Days

I've leveled up as an author. Today I received my first bad review. It's not to be unexpected. It's part of the game. Do bad reviews hurt? Yes. Am I upset about it? Not really. That wasn't always the case.

In the Works!

For a person who has nothing to do, I sure am keeping busy. Something I'm excited about, even though it's in its infancy stages of planning, is to be collaborating with my lovely Jo-Jo Jo-Jo. We're returning to Beyond Possible Harm, which began as a play I wrote for a pitch at UHM in 2015.... Continue Reading →

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