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Indie Author Day 2018

On Saturday, October 13, 2018, libraries around the world will be celebrating Indie Author Day. I’ve been invited to participate in a genre panel for the event being held by the public library in San Pablo, California. The panel runs from 1pm – 2pm. Then, from 3pm – 4pm, I’ll be selling my books in the Indie […]

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Get Your Shoes On, Human!

Dogs really are masters of body language, aren’t they?Tonight the dog I’m looking after was outside and wanted to play.So she came to the screen door. Once she had my attention, she glanced at where my shoes sat just inside the door, then glanced at me. A clear “get your shoes on, human, and come […]

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September Issue of The KierDevil News Is Out!

The September edition of my KierDevils newsletter went out on Thursday, September 6th. It includes a few new book trailer videos, including one that I decided not to make public. If you’re a subscriber and don’t see it in your Inbox, please check your Spam or Junk folder. For Gmail users, it might also be on […]

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The Writing Cave

Writers like to talk about writing in a cave. But until recently, that was only a metaphor for me. Lately, though, I’ve found that my creativity flows better if I pull the shades tight and keep the lights off. Then I open my manuscript in Scrivener’s composition mode. This way I only see my text document […]

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WAR: Disruption Book Trailer

Yep, I did it again! I made another book trailer. I can’t help it. They’re just so much FUN to make. 😀 This time I made one for WAR: Disruption, Book 1 in my WAR series. This version of the video was made specifically  to support the iBooks Australia/New Zealand promotion Get Hooked on a New […]

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Get Hooked on a New Series

Break the Winter Doldrums A rogue black ops agent and a former ballerina race to prevent a weapon of mass destruction lost in the West African jungle from falling into the wrong hands.For those of you living down under, WAR: Disruption, the first book in my WAR series, is part of a special promotion currently running […]

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I Made a Book Video!

Recently, I tried my hand at creating a book trailer. This is a video in the style of a movie trailer, but for a book. I decided to try this because I have a subscription to an online service that makes it super easy to put these together. And because I’m currently running a sale […]

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Why West Africa?

I sometimes get asked why I set my current series, WAR, in West Africa. Back in 2014 I wrote a blog post about this for Cynthia Woolf’s blog. I have a link to a PDF version of this post on the WAR series page, but I’ve pasted the full text below. One of the ironies of […]

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