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Now available: The Theta Prophecy

The treasure at Oak Island. JFK’s assassination. A tyrannous regime’s inner-workings. Welcome to The Theta Prophecy, where alternate history meets modern dystopian. Having survived a perilous journey into the distant past, a time traveler grapples with the crushing realization that his sacrifices were in vain. In a different era, the world suffers at the hands

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Cover Reveal: The Theta Prophecy

I’m very excited to share the cover of my next novel with everyone. I hope you love it as much as I do. The Theta Prophecy is scheduled to be released on October 6th. While it takes place in the same world as The Theta Timeline, it has different characters and a different story, so

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Writing Influences

I’ve had a quote on my desk for about ten years. So long that I’m not even sure where I originally found it. The quote is: “William Faulkner imitated Shakespeare and Herman Melville. Cormac McCarthy and Toni Morrison imitated Faulkner. Ernest Hemingway imitated Anton Chekhov. Raymond Carver imitated Hemingway.  Jack Kerouac imitated Marcel Proust and

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Mark Your Calendars

I’m going to be doing two promotions from May 21-23. FREE!!! The Last Teacher, my short story that takes place in the same world as my three Great De-evolution books, will be free. If you haven’t read it yet, now is your chance to get it for free! Always been curious what my end-of-the-world books

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Book A + Book B = Book C

I had a few people tell me they liked a review I did the other day in which I characterized a book I had read as the combination of two other books I enjoyed, so I figured I would make an entire blog post with that approach. The approach is simple: I take two books

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Writing Tips By 3 Popular Authors

I’m always looking to learn from other writers. As I progressed into having my own writing voice and my own style of telling stories, I’ve found various lessons and insights that were helpful. Here is a collection from three authors I’ve enjoyed. Robert Heinelein’s Rules of Writing: 1. You must write. 2. You must finish

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‘1984’s Enduring Dystopian Legacy

In many ways, George Orwell’s 1984 has become the benchmark by which all other dystopians are judged. And for the readers who loved the tale of Winston versus ‘Big Brother,’ they are always looking for books that can compare in some way. Here are a few books I‘ve come across recently that have something in

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The Role of Dogs in the Apocalypse

Almost every apocalyptic story you can think of features a dog as a key element in the story. In One Second After, a pair of dogs needs food, just like the people struggling to survive. In Oryx and Crake, the evolved equivalent of dogs have adapted to changing circumstances. In I Am Legend, The Dog

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