News & Mentions

February 4, 2019: I was interviewed by the folks at The Savage Cast for my work on The Savage Sign.

December, 2018: I joined the upcoming magazine The Savage Sign as a writer/developer, helping to produce new settings, adventures, and other content for the Savage Worlds RPG.

November, 2018: I was formally announced as the co-author of the Fires of Ra mega-adventure for Torg Eternity, part of the Nile Empire Kickstarter.

July 14, 2017: I’m now being represented by Beth Marshea of Ladderbird Literary Agency! She will be looking for a home for my new novel, Sun Dogs, as well as handling my screenplays (I have one for my self-published novel, A Chant of Love and Lamentation, as well as The White Witch of Rose Hall, set in plantation-era Jamaica).

Second, I’m now the Fiction Editor for the literary journal Sand Hill Review. This was the journal who took my first published story (“Wild Horses”) and who nominated that same work for a Pushcart. SHR has been very good to me, and I’m happy to give back as they make some new exciting changes to their format.

January 20, 2013: “Her Fruitful Shore” has been accepted to appear in the inaugural edition of Spark: A Creative Anthology. It should be out this coming summer.

October 28, 2012: “Wild Horses” has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by the editors of Sand Hill Review.

September 16, 2012: Chant is reviewed in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser by hawaiireads.com’s Misty-Lynn Sanico.

June 14, 2012: My entry in the ABNA contest is mentioned in the Portland Tribune.

June 12, 2012: My interview with the Mod Podge Bookshelf is up! My favorite question was about what it was like receiving news that I was a finalist.

June 11, 2012: Chant is mentioned in a blog entry on Disappeared News about Hawai`i’s dangerous lack of preparedness for economic disaster.

June 10, 2012: Chant was discussed in an article in the Sunday edition of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. The article, by Steven Mark, focuses on the book’s entry in the contest, my experiences in Hawai`i, and the delicate nature of the subject matter.

May 28, 2012: I was mentioned in Stay At Home Dad PDX blog, a site about being a stay-at-home father in the Portland area! Being a full-time father and a writer isn’t easy.

May 28, 2012: My interview at Indie Book Blog is up! John asked some great questions. Too bad I didn’t have more time and space to answer!

May 24, 2012: Chant was mentioned in Hawaii Blog, Ryan Ozawa’s great blog about the Aloha state!

May 23, 2012: More great reviews on the excerpt of Chant! (Note: Link will expire at the end of June, 2012.)

May 23, 2012: The reviews of A Chant of Love and Lamentation from the Amazon celebrity panel are in!

May 22, 2012: Here’s the official Press Release from Amazon and Penguin.

May 22, 2012: My novel, A Chant of Love and Lamentation, is a finalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Contest! I’ll be traveling to Seattle, WA, for the awards ceremony where Amazon will reveal the winner, who will receive a publishing contract with Penguin Books and a $15,000 dollar advance! More information, and the chance to vote (until just before midnight on May 30th): http://www.amazon.com/b?node=332264011

May 18, 2012: A great review from Alexandra Davidoff for the excerpt of Chant. (Note: Link will expire at the end of June, 2012.)J

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