Audio production of “Loose in the Wires”!

Earlier this year, Gary Dowell, an editor at Tony C. Smith’s District of Wonders,  contacted me, wanting to know if they could make an audio production of “From the Clay of His Heart”. I was, of course, delighted. Smith’s podcasts include the Hugo Award-winning Starship Sofa. During our conversation, I suggested that if they were looking for a

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LTUE presentations

Life, the Universe & Everything is coming up in a little over a month on Feb 12-14, 2015. It will be held at the Provo Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. Some reasons to go. Number one. Toni Weisskopf, the editor and publisher of Baen Books, is the guest of honor. Number two. LTUE and LDStorymakers

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My First Year as an Indie Author

On November 24th last year, a little over 13 months ago, I released my first indie title—Servant: The Dark God Book 1. That release was the official rise from the sideways swamp crash I had with Tor Books. BTW, sideways swamp crashes in publishing, which can be caused by all sorts of reasons, are not

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Fab Readers, Time to Make Your Voices Heard

Every April, the Whitney Awards holds a gala to announce the year’s best novels by LDS authors. But how do they find and select the novels to consider? They start with you, dear reader. The Whitney committee  asks the public to let them know about novels by LDS authors they like. A panel of judges reads those

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Awful Intent: Draft 3 of Outline Done!

Mysteries, reversals, zing, stunts I’ve never seen in any thrillers, a bit of romance, and lots and lots of action. All set in the amazing landscape of Southern Utah’s Grand Staircase. The backstory summary is 6 pages. The outline of events is 10, single spaced. I’m feeling it, folks. This sketch of the story has got

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