I’m pleased to announce that I have stories in two of Dean Wesley Smith’s Cave Creek anthologies. My story Manna is in Bitter Mountain Moonlight and my story Deep Cleaning is in Open Ended Threat.
Gunslinger: The Dragon of Yellowstone They say girls can’t be gunslingers. Beth’s gonna prove ’em wrong. Even if she has to fight a dragon to do it. It won’t be easy to prove her worth while working as a hotel chambermaid in Golden City, Colorado. The famous battle that defeated the giants was fought thirteen […]
Well, 2021 promises to be a much better year, at least for me. I just hope it keeps its promises. 😉 First, I’ll be inaugurating a regular monthly newsletter in January. I’m realizing that “just when I have something to announce” really means “only when I remember” and having a regular pattern for sending out […]
This video makes me think of Beth Armstrong, the heroine of Gunslinger (coming April 7 through WordFire Press). It’s become the background music when I’m writing Ghosthunter (the sequel to Gunslinger). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvipPYFebWc
My short story, Letter from Lynchburg, has been published at Drabblecast. It’s also available there as a podcast or through their usual feed. Letter from Lynchburg is a missive story–it’s a letter that Charles Mercer wrote to his fiance? in 1865, about a decade before he became a major character in Sharpshooter as Captain Mercer. […]
In 2017, I stopped by the Cozens Ranch museum as part of my research for Sidekick. This weekend, we made it back up to Fraser, Colorado for a visit. My wife thought it’d be fun to have a picture of me, with the book, at the museum. I donated two signed copies to the museum […]
So… I have a dragon in Gunslinger. How fast can a dragon realistically fly? It’s a soaring animal, more than one that flaps its wings a lot. It’s also big. So what’s the comparable. A little internet research turns up that Condors can fly at 35 mph (that’s not a top speed, more of an […]
I’m proud to announce that my short story, Calamity, which features Gunslinger Beth, is available in the Swords, Sorcery, and Self-Rescuing Damsels anthology. The paperback version is out now–the ebook will be out April 16. You can find it through the universal link here. The rest of the stories are good too. 😉