Book Signing this weekend

| November 13, 2009

I’ll be doing a signing on Saturday, November 14th, at 7pm at Mac’s Backs in Cleveland Hts. This will be a joint signing along with fellow author Casey Daniels. Here’s a link with more details. Stop out and say “hi”!

Welcome to Cleveland

| July 17, 2009

It’s even funnier if you live here.

For a change, a politician who is not corrupt

| May 21, 2009

This does not mean the guy does not have issues. May I present, for your consideration, Andrew Mizsak, 28 year old member of the Bedford School Board, who also works as an independent political consultant. Perhaps he’s done consulting for his mom, who serves on the Bedford city council. If he has, I hope he […]

Titles again

| October 17, 2008

The good news is that DAW’s going to re-issue my two Cleveland Portal novels, Dragons of the Cuyahoga and Dwarves of Whiskey Island in an omnibus edition due out August 2009. W000t! The bad news, Sheila at DAW told me this yesterday, and she needs me to give her a title for the thing by […]

Plagurizing is Stoopid too

| May 15, 2007

Another story popped up on the web from our favorite Kent, Ohio serial plagiarist sheriff’s detective. Two thoughts occur to me. One: Why is it that he has heard of e-mail, but not spell-checking software? Quoth the article: When Herman was caught last fall, he confessed his plagiarism in an e-mail full of misspellings to […]

Plagerizm is Stoopid

| May 10, 2007

From the Edmonton Journal, we have the story of a Kent, Ohio police officer, Det. Jack L. Herman, who was quite a thief, apparently buying a series of Canadian plays and slapping his name on them. A blog post has an extended transcript of David Staples’ interview with this literary vampire, some quotes of which […]

Copies are in!

| March 2, 2007

Yay! I just got my author copies of Blood & Rust: Two Novels of the Cleveland Undead, DAW’s omnibus reprint of Raven and The Flesh, the Blood, and the Fire, my two vampire novels. (Actually I got 16 of 40 copies, at 640 pages the book is kind of fat and only 16 fit in […]

Burton Blog followup

| February 5, 2007

Follow-up to my earlier post: Scott Weber at the Burton Blog has another post about writing, thought I’d pass it on.

If you want to be a writer. . .

| February 2, 2007

. . . then read this post on the Burton Blog, and while you’re at it you can get a in-depth look at small-town Ohio politics.