One of my favorite sleep hacks

Unless you’re a cat, you need to sleep more. I have a sleep disorder but I manage it most nights pretty well. There are plenty of ways to improve your snoozing (and I cover more in my book Do the Thing! so please do pick that up and enjoy.) It’s important to sleep. We need rest and very few of us get enough. Here’s one of my favorite sleep hacks: Use your alarm clock but not…

"One of my favorite sleep hacks"

Crime, Mysteries and a Chance at a Kindle Giveaway

(Can’t see the pic? Click Read more below.) My contribution to this major sale is Bigger Than Jesus, the first in my series about a funny hitman on the run from the mob, his past and the FBI. Just 99 cents! Inexpensive books plus a chance at winning a kindle! I mean, c’mon and come on over! Click the pic above. Crime thrillers, cozies, suspense! A kindle! Act now!

"Crime, Mysteries and a Chance at a Kindle Giveaway"

Your Guide for Stressful Times

I’ve plugged away at researching and writing this stress management guide for a couple of years (and drawing on my training and a 24-year career to inform it.) I really thought I’d publish it last January. However, I wasn’t happy enough with it. There was more to say and more to tweak. After consulting with numerous colleagues, experts and friends, it’s finally ready! Do the Thing! Read the thing! I cover dozens and dozens of tricks, tools…

"Your Guide for Stressful Times"

News, Views, Podcast Ends and Beginnings

The Self-publishing Roundtable, a podcast that’s been going on for years, is ending. I’ve been a guest and co-panelist on this one and I’m a little sad to see it go away. However, new podcasts will rise in its stead.   HAPPY ANNOUNCEMENT: In addition to my fiction, I’ve written a book about stress management. In the second week of the new year, just as your resolve about your resolutions are waning, I’ll relaunch the All…

"News, Views, Podcast Ends and Beginnings"

Writing Music & Workout Music Braingasms

(And by writing music, I mean music to write to.) I’m on hiatus from one of my jobs and my other work is slow this week. Concentrating on publishing since I have so many manuscripts banked. I’m going to be be doing more book and life updates here, so don’t forget to subscribe, please. I’m aiming to finish revisions on the next book in the Ghosts & Demons Series (which will all be rebranded The Dimension…

"Writing Music & Workout Music Braingasms"

Time travel: a suicidal comedian, a crazed savant and Kurt Vonnegut walk into a bar…

Ray Bradley wanted to be a big deal in Hollywood. When that didn’t work out, he resorted to suicide. Now the beautiful music only Ray can hear won’t go away, his wife’s on the way out and trouble’s bubbling behind the walls. On a strange and hilarious journey, Ray discovers secrets to time travel. The boundaries separating dimensions crumble as a capricious God of Time plays dice with the universe. The fate of the multiverse…

"Time travel: a suicidal comedian, a crazed savant and Kurt Vonnegut walk into a bar…"

For your complementary digital copy of The Haunting Lessons, sign up when the blue box appears.

 In The Haunting Lessons, Tamara Smythe is a girl from Iowa who, amid tragedy, discovers how special she is. To normal people, “special” sure looks like crazy. Naturally, she runs away to New York and into the sharp teeth of destiny, secret armies, blessed blades and monsters invading New York. You’re going to love the Ghosts and Demons Series and Tam’s greatest friend, Manhattan. The Haunting Lessons is Book One, followed by The End of…

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My new cover for Intense Violence, Bizarre Themes

Intense Violence, Bizarre Themes is about a young criminal (me) who returns to New York looking for escape and a second chance. You know what? NYC is pretty unforgiving. Ex-girlfriends and angry brothers weren’t pleased about my return, either. The quest for cash and a new life keeps the plot moving fast. Jump in. You’ll love the ride. Thanks to Kit Foster of for another great design.

"My new cover for Intense Violence, Bizarre Themes"

#Free #SF ends tonight: Last chance at grabbing Metal Immortal

This is an interconnected series, so you can buy the first three novellas and read them as stand-alones. In Book 4, Metal Forever, the survivors of Books 1 – 3 meet to join the epic battle to save the human race. The solutions are always unexpected. Come for the jokes. Stay for the adventure.

"#Free #SF ends tonight: Last chance at grabbing Metal Immortal"