A new year…a new decade! Looking ahead at the year of 2020, the possibilities and opportunities are infinite. Anything can happen. And anything will happen if you have the right mindset. The tradition is to make a list of new year’s resolutions, and I’m not one to balk against this ritual, always making a mental..
Autumn was a whirlwind of events as I promoted my latest novel, Guardian of Angel, the second book in the Father of Contention series. When it came to marketing my first book, it took me a full year to get through all the events I packed into two short months for my second book. Was I..
It’s my book birthday! I’m proud to announce the arrival of my new novel, GUARDIAN OF ANGEL. Weighing in at 349 grams and measuring 14 x 21.6 cm, GUARDIAN OF ANGEL is the second installation of the FATHER OF CONTENTION series. If you love science fiction and fantasy, you should totally check it out! In..
Are you a list maker? I most definitely am, even to the point of being obsessive compulsive about them. Grocery shopping lists, what-to-pack-when-I-am-travelling lists, weekly chores lists, To-Do lists…you name it, I have a list for it. I find it makes life so much more manageable. So, when it came to planning a marketing strategy..
On March 25th, 2019, I participated in my first ever Book Blitz organized by RABT Book Tours & PR, and what a great experience it was! I was promoting my first novel, FATHER OF CONTENTION, across twenty-one blogs in one day. Each blog site that hosted my blitz displayed a synopsis and excerpt from the..
Amazing advancements in technology have undoubtedly made our lives easier. You can shop online, accessing stores worldwide who then ship the purchases directly to your doorstep. No need to peruse thousands of books and journals at the library when conducting research…simply click a button on your laptop for instant answers. Lose your keys…want to pay..
There is a lengthy list of popular films, television shows, and novels based on the premise of recombinant DNA technology gone awry: Orphan Black, Splice, Jurassic Park, Resident Evil, Rampage, and let’s not forget The Island of Doctor Moreau, a classic. Scientists messing around with nature, messing around with the building blocks of life..
After spending the past two weeks promoting my debut novel, FATHER OF CONTENTION, I’ve come to a decisive conclusion…Thunder Bay, you have a giant heart! Although I haven’t coined the slogan, I definitely experienced its relevance in the response I received at both Chapters and Thundercon 2018. Even if people weren’t interested in the genre..
Fall is the busiest season in my opinion, with children heading back to school, extracurricular activities kicking into full gear, as is my full time job as my son’s chauffeur, and my personal training business exploding as people strive to get back into an exercise routine. It’s only during the “in-between” times where I get..
It’s funny how you can plan an event to the most infinitesimal detail and in the end things take their own course, turning out as they may. My book launch for Father of Contention is no exception to this rule. What could go wrong, did go wrong, but in the end it was a huge success..