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Event at Boone County Historical Society

The reading and book signing event for “The Sasquach Murder (a love story)” held recently went extremely well.  It is a regular monthly gathering called Meet The Author.  The audience was engaged and asked lots of questions after the talk and reading.  I chose to donate the receipts from book sales and signings to the … Continued


New Book on way

Pleased to have finished the hard work of fiction writing on a new book, hopefully to be out this Spring, titled “Peculiar Fabrications.  It’s a collection of short stories and fake new Christmas letters (“and other treats tossed in when you weren’t looking”) which I hope will be a good read and good company.


Another honor for Sasquatch novel

Very pleased to be named a finalist in the fiction/science fiction category of the American Book Fest contest. Many readers are having a good time with “The Sasquatch Murder (a love story)” and the reviews are over the top. This is the second national contest in which the novel has received finalist honors. Here’s a … Continued


Chinese interest

Reps from four different book publishing houses stopped by at the recent Beijing Book Fair to express particular interest in obtaining the rights to put out a Chinese translation of Sasquatch.  I have followed up with all four at their request.  Normally there’s an upfront fee paid for the rights and then a percentage of … Continued


Event in St. Louis

Upwards of a hundred St. Louis book lovers are expected on Sept. 29 at an event jointly put on by Left Bank Bookstore and the St. Louis Public Library.  “The Sasquatch Murder (a love story)” will be represented by its author and I’m looking forward to it and appreciate the invitation.  Rather than the usual … Continued


Santa Fe Collected Works

Invited to read and sign at Collected Works, a revered Santa Fe bookstore and coffee house for more than 40 years , on June 11.  Looking forward to visiting again in one of America’s most interesting cities.


Novel to be represented at important 2018 trade shows

Thanks to being selected as a general fiction finalist in Foreword Reviews’ national competition for “Best of 2017”, the novel will be represented world wide in 2018.  The Americian Library Association annual Trade Show along with the New York Rights Fair are on the list, along with the Frankfurt (Germany) Book Fair and the Beijing … Continued


Novel chosen finalist in book of the year contest

The debut novel to which this site is dedicated has today been chosen a finalist in the national book of the year contest hosted by Clarion/Foreword Reviews, a highly regarded site dedicated to books.  There were more than 2000 entries.  Sasquatch was chosen by the judging panel in the general fiction category.  Here are links … Continued

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