Almost 8 years ago, I wrote my first book, Johnny Came Home, a novel about people who develop super powers in a West Virginia town. I’m very proud of that book and perhaps one day I’ll get around to writing the sequel. It’s been described as the “X-Men meets James Bond with, believe it or … More Celebrate National Superhero Day with a Free Book!
Recently I was in a discussion with another Christian author about superhero movies sparked by a discussion of Glass(2019). He brought up the point that most superhero movies don’t seem to have a concept of superheroes in their culture before superheroes show up. By contrast, the real world features fictional superheroes but no real versions. … More Kick-Ass (2010) and Real-life Superheroes
For a while now, I’ve toyed with the idea of making a Mass-market Paperback edition of Johnny Came Home. I wanted a smaller trim size. Johnny Came Home was my first book. It was originally released as a Trade Paperback (7 x 10) because I thought the larger size kind of called back to a … More Johnny Came Home Gets a New Cover and a New Edition
In 2008, I was hopelessly stuck on a novel I’d been writing for about half a decade. That novel would later emerge as Luckbane, the first book of the Impworld/Otherworld series. As many of you know, I decided to put the book on hold for a bit. My progress had been painfully slow, bogged down by … More Why I’m Giving Nanowrimo Another Shot
Believe it or not, this September 28th will be the fifth anniversary of the publication of my first book Johnny Came Home. For those of you who haven’t yet read this book, this is the action-packed tale of kids who develop super powers and a fictional town here in my home state of West Virginia. … More A Goodreads Book Giveaway and a Few Other Things
I stumbled across the original trailer for Johnny Came Home today. This was my very first try at a book trailer. I don’t think I did too badly. There are days where I miss the original book cover. I may do a third cover that more closely resembles the first.