Released: Blood and Weeds (Lantham #7)

If you’re looking for the daily writing blog, I’m currently doing a very late writing shift after taking most of the the day off. There was a birthday party tonight, and it was glorious, which merited some schedule squshiness. Okay, everyone, this is the big one. Back when I originally… Continue reading

Clarke Lantham In The Cloud

Attention, fans of Clarke Lantham and his twisty adventures: The first of two of this year’s Clarke Lantham Mysteries is now available for preorder at Amazon, Smashwords, Kobo, Apple, and a few others. This book sees the debut of the first of the new Lantham covers–you’ll get to see the… Continue reading

The Next Ten Thousand Hours, Ep 01

This week on the podcast, we unveil The Next Ten Thousand Hours. Popular memetics would have you believe that it takes ten thousand hours to get really good at something–fortunately, there are all sorts of podcasts and video channels and books to help you through that difficult apprenticeship. But what… Continue reading

The Places Lantham Loves

Clarke Lantham, the hero of my detective series, lives and works around the San Francisco Bay. One of the features of the books that draws frequent comment is how much the Bay itself is a character in these stories. Truth be told, it’s an intentional feature. I’ve been a lot… Continue reading

Paperback Releases!

For those of you who prefer dead tree to ebook format, I’ve got some excellent news: Down From Ten, Sculpting God, and Predestination are now in available as handsomely-packaged paperbacks. They’ll be joined in March by A Ghostly Christmas Present, Smoke Rings, and Silent Victor, and in April by Free… Continue reading

Released: Silent Victor (Lantham #4)

Ladies and gentlemen and those who prefer neither title, I am very proud to announce the continuation of The Clarke Lantham Mysteries. This is the biggest one yet, ringing in at nearly the same length as Predestination, and the adventure scales with the book. Teaming up with his assistant Rachael… Continue reading

Released: Smoke Rings

You met him in And Then She Was Gone, you got to know his family in A Ghostly Christmas Present. Now, the hard-boiled snarkfest continues as Clarke Lantham tackles the two most perplexing mysteries of the universe: FBI fugitives, and romance. Clarke Lantham has a checkered relationship with holidays, and… Continue reading

Playing Jazz With Words

You hear a lot of talk of “discovery writers” and “outliners” in the writing world. The “pantsers” and the “plotters,” respectively. It’s true that there are a lot of people that fall into both categories–including many of my friends–and human nature loves dichotomies, but I’ve never fit comfortably either, and… Continue reading

Blogging Free Will–Ebook Giveaway

So, Free Will is in prep for release right now, with the typos and other nit-picky details being worked over, layout being done, etc. It’s a big step forward in the Antithesis Progression, and there are a lot of you out there who have been waiting patiently for the series… Continue reading

Link Salad 12/27/10

Time for your vegetables again — these are some of the highlights of my research journeys hither and yon in the great wasteland of cyberspace. Hope you enjoy! Continue reading